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 County REMSCO Affiliation Term Expires
Barr James St. Lawrence ALS Ind” 01-Apr-22
Barter Paul Jefferson EMS County Coordinator 01-Apr-23
Blackburn Karin St. Lawrence Public at Large 01-Apr-23
Dalton Mark St. Lawrence ALS Ind” 01-Apr-23
Deavers Mark St. Lawrence ALS Ind” 01-Apr-22
Gardner Kenneth St. Lawrence ALS Ind” 01-Apr-23
Garno Arthur St. Lawrence Course Sponsor 01-Apr-23
Girard Larry Jefferson Fire BLS 01-Apr-22
Guenet Joseph Jefferson Commercial EMS 01-Apr-22
Hance Ronald St. Lawrence Nurse” 01-Apr-22
Johnson Kristin Lewis Fire ALS 01-Apr-23
Lehman Walter Lewis Non EMS fire 01-Apr-23
Levesque Joshua Lewis ALS Ind” 01-Apr-22
Mackenzie Robert Lewis Director Fire &EMS 01-Apr-22
Mitchell Jonathan St. Lawrence EMS County Coordinator 01-Apr-23
Muench Carol St. Lawrence Nurse” 01-Apr-22
open Lewis Dispatch 01-Apr-23
Open Lewis 01-Apr-23
Open Jefferson 01-Apr-22
Open Jefferson 01-Apr-22
Open Lewis 01-Apr-23
Ronas Lance Jefferson ALS Ind” 01-Apr-22
Sherman David St. Lawrence Commercial EMS 01-Feb-23
Simpson Roberta Jefferson Dispatch 01-Apr-22
Singleton Debbie Jefferson ALS Ind” 01-Apr-23
Smith Ronald Jefferson Public at Large 01-Apr-22
Suiter Dottie Lewis Public at Large 01-Apr-22
Tuttle Mark Lewis CIC 01-Apr-22
Wright Bruce Jefferson Commercial EMS 01-Apr-22
Yelton Matthew Lewis Fire BLS 01-Apr-23

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

Roberta Simpson

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