The PEMS Board of Directors serve as representatives of the public and in the public interest. They represent the entire region served by the Council and vote in the best interest of the regional emergency medical services system as a whole. The Board has all powers inherent to corporate directors including but not limited to managing and administering the affairs of the Council. Each Director is entitled to one vote.

The Board is composed of up to twenty-eight (28) voting members nominated by the local jurisdictions, operational medical directors, hospital facilities, and communities as follows:

  • Licensed Emergency Medical Services Agencies - 4 (2 Virginia Peninsula, 1 Middle Peninsula, 1 Northern Neck)
  • Operational Medical Directors -1 (Regional OMD)
  • Hospital Facilities - 8
  • City/County Government – 3 (Virginia Peninsula, Middle Peninsula, Northern Neck)
  • Business – 3 (Virginia Peninsula, Middle Peninsula, Northern Neck)
  • Financial Institution – 1
  • State EMS Advisory Board – 1 (Non-Voting)
  • Regional Medical Director - 1
  • At Large – up to 6

Directors normally serve three-year terms of office, beginning on the date of election, and may serve consecutive terms. The term of the Advisory Board representative is concurrent with the Governor's appointment.

Board's Membership:

  • Trisha Anest, MD - Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital (Hospital)
  • J. David Barrick, NRP - Treasurer - Newport News Fire Department (Retired)
  • Jeff Beasley, NRP - Westmoreland County Emergency Services (Northern Neck Government)
  • James Brann, NRP - Essex County Emergency Services (Middle Peninsula Government)
  • Christianne Clifford, DO - Riverside Doctors' Hospital of Williamsburg (Hospital)
  • Greg Coffman, RN - Busch Gardens Williamsburg (Peninsula Business)
  • William Dent, EMT - Vice President - City of Williamsburg, (At Large)
  • Lisa Dodd, DO - Riverside Tappahannock Hospital (Hospital)
  • Eleanor Erwin, MD - Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center (Medical Advisory Committee)
  • Julia B. Glover, NRP - President - Abingdon Volunteer Fire & Rescue (At Large)
  • Linnie Green - Middleburg Bank (Financial Institution)
  • Kimberly Harper, RN - Emergency Nurses Association
  • Gregory Hunter, NRP - King & Queen County Emergency Services (Middle Peninsula EMS Agency)
  • Stephen Kopczynski, EMT– York County Department of Fire & Life Safety (Virginia Peninsula EMS Agency)
  • Amir Louka, M.D. - Peninsula EMS Council (Regional Medical Director)
  • Bradley Beam, NRP - Williamsburg Fire Department (Virginia Peninsula EMS Agency)
  • David Masterson - Sentara Williamsburg Regional Hospital (Hospital)
  • Rick McClure, NRP - Northumberland County Emergency Services (Northern Neck EMS Agency)
  • Michael B. Player, NRP - Secretary (Non-voting), PEMS Staff Support
  • Gary Samuels, NRP - Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital (Hospital)
  • Jeff Sensenig, DO - Mary Immaculate Hospital (Hospital)
  • Jason Sweet, NRP- James City County Fire Department (Virginia Peninsula EMS Agency)
  • Sadie Thurman, RN - Riverside Regional Medical Center (Hospital)
  • Ed Walker, RN - Sentara CarePlex Hospital (Hospital)
  • Frank Wingfield- Virginia Country Real Estate (Northern Neck Business)

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Board of Directors Teleconferencing Information:

NOTE:  PLEASE DO NOT connect to the conference call by computer AND phone - choose one or the other. Failure to adhere to this causes feedback and interferes with the conference call quality.

Join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone using Google Chrome  at:  http://vae.ms/bod">http://vae.ms/bod

Audio - Dial in from phone:  (804) 210-4210  Access Code: 51977

Board Meeting Documents

2016

03 16 16 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 

09 21 16 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

12 21 16 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

2017

03 15 17 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

06 21 17 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

 

12 20 17 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

2018

 

06 20 18 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

09 19 18 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

12 19 18 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

2019

03 20 19 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

 

09 19 18 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

12 18 2019 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

06 19 19 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes (Draft)

2020

March 18, 2020 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting - Cancelled due to COVID-19 

06 17 2020 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

09 16 2020 PEMS Board of Directors Meeting Minutes (Draft)

 

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