The work of the Oregon EMS and Trauma Program is governed by Oregon Administrative Rule and Oregon Revised Statute. These laws define the membership, roles, responsibilities and work of the following boards and committees:
Select a link below to find schedules, minutes, member lists, area maps and other documentation about the work of these committees.
- Oregon State Trauma Advisory Board (STAB)
- advises the Division in meeting the objectives established in administrative rule OAR 333-200-0020,
- advises on the adoption of rules, policies, and procedures regarding the trauma system and
- analyzes data related to prevention of injuries, monitoring of the trauma system and recommends improvements where indicated.
- State Emergency Medical Services Committee
- advises the authority concerning the adoption, amendment and repeal of rules authorized by ORS chapter 682,
- assists communities in identifying emergency medical service system needs and quality improvement initiatives,
- assists the EMS and Trauma Systems Program in providing state and regional emergency medical services coordination and planning,
- assists in prioritizing, implementing and evaluating emergency medical service system quality improvement initiatives identified by communities,
- reviews and prioritizes rural community emergency medical service funding requests and provides input to the Rural Health Coordinating Council, and
- reviews and prioritizes funding requests for rural community emergency medical service training and provides input to the Area Health Education Center program.