REMSCO and REMAC

REMSCO

The North Country Regional Emergency Medical Services Council (REMSCO) carries out its responsibilities pursuant to Article 30 of the New York State Public Health Law and Part 800 of the NYS CCRR. This Council, comprised of 30 members, has representation from: out-of-hospital emergency medical care providers from the fire service; community volunteers, not-for-profit and commercial ambulance service sectors; physicians; nurses; health planning agencies; hospitals; police services; county government; the business community; and other constituencies promoting good health. By statute, the Council is charged with several responsibilities including coordination of emergency medical services in the North Country Region.

 

REMAC/REMSCO Meeting Schedule:

REMSCO Membership:

 
Last Name First Name REMSCO Affiliation County Term Expires
Barr James ALS Ind” St. Lawrence 4/1/2022
Barter Paul EMS County Coordinator Jefferson 4/1/2023
Bennett Michael   Jefferson 4/1/2022
Blackburn Karin Public at Large St. Lawrence 4/1/2023
Dalton Mark ALS Ind” St. Lawrence 4/1/2023
Deavers Mark ALS Ind” St. Lawrence 4/1/2022
Gardner Kenneth ALS Ind” St. Lawrence 4/1/2023
Garno Arthur Course Sponsor St. Lawrence 4/1/2023
Girard Larry Fire BLS Jefferson 4/1/2022
Guenet Joseph Commercial EMS Jefferson 4/1/2022
Hance Ronald Nurse St. Lawrence 4/1/2022
Jantzi Melissa   Lewis 4/1/2023
Johnson Kristin Fire ALS Lewis 4/1/2023
Lehman Walter Non EMS fire Lewis 4/1/2023
Levesque Joshua ALS Ind” Lewis 4/1/2022
Mackenzie Robert Director Fire &EMS Lewis 4/1/2022
Mitchell Jonathan EMS County Coordinator St. Lawrence 4/1/2023
Muench Carol Nurse St. Lawrence 4/1/2022
Open     Lewis 4/1/2023
open   Dispatch Lewis 4/1/2023
Open     Jefferson 4/1/2022
Ronas Lance ALS Ind Jefferson 4/1/2022
Sherman David Commercial EMS St. Lawrence 2/1/2023
Simpson Roberta Dispatch Jefferson 4/1/2022
Singleton Debbie ALS Ind Jefferson 4/1/2023
Smith Ronald Public at Large Jefferson 4/1/2022
Suiter Dottie Public at Large Lewis 4/1/2022
Tuttle Mark CIC Lewis 4/1/2022
Wright Bruce Commercial EMS Jefferson 4/1/2022
Yelton Matthew Fire BLS Lewis 4/1/2023

REMAC

The Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committees (REMAC) is charged with developing policies, procedures, and triage, treatment, and transportation protocols that are consistent with the standards of the state emergency medical advisory committee and which address specific local conditions. Quality assurance initiatives and the overall clinical operation of the North Country Emergency Medical Services System are also among the primary goals of the REMAC.

REMAC Membership:

Paul Barter

Melissa Brook

Dr. Rudolph Cartier III

Dr. Ryan Coates

Mark Deavers

Dr. Sarah Delaney-Rowland

Dr. Rosemarie Heisse

Dr. Todd Howland

Jennifer Hynes

Joshua Levesque

Dr. Maya Lundborg-Gray

Robert Mackenzie

Dr. Justin Mackinnon

Dr. Matthew Maynard

Jonathan Mitchell

Mark Parshall

William Rice

Roberta Simpson

Debbie Singleton

Dr. George Snicer

Mark Tuttle

Matthew Yelton


Membership Information

Nominations to the Council shall be made by the Membership Committee, consisting of one member from each county, as appointed by the Council Chair. When an opening exists, the position shall be advertised in the appropriate county newspaper(s), newsletter(s), and the Program Agency website requesting applications, which must include a letter of intent and a resume. The committee shall present applicants for review at the Council meeting, which first occurs following the application deadline. The committee shall present its recommendation for membership at the following Council meeting, at which time a vote shall be taken. Election to the Council shall be by a majority vote of those Council members present. New members shall be seated immediately following the vote.

The Membership Committee shall advertise for, receive and review letters of intent, applications and resumes for filling Council vacancies. The Membership Committee shall present these applications to the Council and make its recommendations as specified in Article III. The Membership Committee shall review attendance records of each member prior to each regular meeting to determine if the requirements are fulfilled as specified in Article III. The Committee shall perform such other related duties as determined by the Chair.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all documents are submitted prior to the due date.

Chair: Carol Muench ([email protected])
Kristin Johnson ([email protected])

REMSCO Application
REMSCO Recommendation Form

REMAC Application


Past Meetings


Certificate of Need (CON) Information

North Country REMSCO Certificate of Need (CON) Fees/Deposits:

*These fees/deposits were approved by full council at the June 5, 2017 meeting.

  • Deposit required for a full CON — $6,500.00*
    • $6500.00 for the first county, $500 each for each additional county.
    • Expenses include but are not limited to: phone calls, travel, mailings, and certified mailings, public hearing officer, facility to hold public hearing, stenographer at both public hearing and Article 30 meeting to record vote. Any unused balance will be returned to the applicant.
  • Deposit required for a transfer CON — $1,000.00*
    • Expenses include but are not limited to: phone calls, travel, mailings, and certified mailings, stenographer at Article 30 meeting to record vote. Any unused balance will be returned to the applicant.
  • Deposit required for a Clarification of Territory (COT) —
    • Expenses include but are not limited to: phone calls, travel, mailings, and certified mailings, stenographer at Article 30 meeting to record vote. Any unused balance will be returned to the applicant.
Additional important North Country CON information, including timeline

6/30/2020 Turin CON Transfer