Emergency Medical Services Administrators' Association of California

Emergency Medical Services Administrators' Association of California

Legislative Committee

Capitol Building

EMSAAC's Legislative Committee tracks proposed legislation affecting EMS, and engages in political action on behalf of our members based on a Legislative Platform approved by the Board of Directors. The Committee also works closely with CHEAC and their Executive Director Judith Reigel, our legislative advocate in Sacramento.

Current committee members include:

  • Dan Burch, San Joaquin County EMS (Chair)
  • Bruce Barton, Riverside County EMS
  • Cathy Chidester, Los Angeles County EMS
  • Pat Frost, Contra Costa County EMS
  • Miles Julihn, Marin County EMS
  • Larry Karsteadt, North Coast EMS
  • Nancy Lapolla, Santa Barbara County EMS
  • Tom Lynch, Inland Counties EMS
  • Richard Murdock, Mountain Valley EMS
  • Jan Ogar, San Mateo County EMS
  • Michael Petrie, Santa Clara County EMS
  • Vickie Pinette, Sierra Sacramento Valley EMS
  • Dr. Karl Sporer, EMDAC
  • Dr. Greg Gilbert, EMDAC

The 2014 legislative session is currently underway and the Legislative Committee conducts weekly conference calls on Thursdays. To participate in these closed conference calls please contact Committee Chair, Dan Burch.

Download this file (Lege Report 10-15-13.pdf)Legislative Report[Final status of bills tracked for 2013 Legislative Session - 10/15/13]61 kB
Download this file (2013 EMSAAC Legislative Platform (12-3-12).pdf)2013 Legislative Platform[Adopted December 4, 2012]341 kB
Access this URL (http://assembly.ca.gov/assemblymembers)CA State Assembly[Members' contact information]31 kB
Access this URL (http://senate.ca.gov/senators)CA State Senate[Seantors' contact information]20 kB

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Michael Petrie (408) 792-1348