Secretary LaHood Appoints Terry Mullins to National EMS Advisory Council
Nov. 2, 2011: Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood appointed Mr. Terry Mullins, Chief of the Arizona Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, to the National EMS Advisory Council (NEMSAC). Mr. Mullins, who will represent State EMS Directors on the Council, has experience working with EMS policy issues on the national, state, and local levels and has served as a technical advisor to NHTSA on a number of projects.
The Council, first chartered in 2007, provides expert EMS advice to the Department of Transportation and the Federal Interagency Committee on EMS (FICEMS). It makes recommendations on key issues in emergency medical services, including recruitment and retention of EMS personnel, patient and provider safety, research and EMS system improvement and sustainability. Secretary LaHood re-charted the Council for another two years in April of this year.