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Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett
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Board Details
Board Name: Tennessee Emergency Medical Services Board
Board ID: 57
Address: 227 French Landing, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-5147
Board Contact: Sandra Sturgis
Contact Phone: 615-741-3111
Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: 68-140-303
Duties: To approve schools and establish training standards for EMS personnel; promulgate regulations that govern licensing ambulance services and EMS personnel; hear and enforce disciplinary matters; establish standards for insurance coverage for emergency medical services; regulate development and operation of emergency medical services telecommunication systems; certify paramedic training centers operated by a fire department that operates its own fire training academy to provide training for career paramedics employed by the fire department; certify emergency medical technician (EMT) and advanced emergency medical technician (AEMT) training centers operated by ambulance services to provide training for career EMTs and AEMTs.
Number of Members: 13
Compensation: Per diem of fifty dollars ($50.00) and reimbursed for travel expenses in the performance of official duties of the board.
Appropriations: One million, eight hundred thirty-six thousand dollars ($1,836,000.00).
Meeting Schedule: Meetings last six (6) to twelve (12) hours in one (1) to two (2) day sessions conducted three (3) to four (4) times per year.
Hours Required: