Councils

Data Managers

Overview

The Data Managers Council formulates recommendations on policies and positions specific to EMS data systems. This council serves as a national leader in developing and maintaining a fully-integrated and functioning National EMS Information System (NEMSIS) in all states and territories.

Vision

The vision of the Data Managers Council is to be a national leader in developing and maintaining a fully-integrated and functioning National EMS Information System in all states and territories.

Mission

The mission of the Data Managers Council is to promote the development, standardization, and improvement of state and national EMS data systems.

Scope

The Data Managers Council provides a forum for communication, interaction and networking between peers, other national organizations and federal agencies with similar missions. This forum allows for the sharing of best practices; developing and encouraging mentoring programs; the joint resolution of obstacles and challenges; and the nationwide promotion of evidence-based decision making.

Meetings

The Data Managers Council meets virtually on the third Tuesday of the month at 2:30 p.m. Eastern time; generally for two hours. The Council also meets in person at the NASEMSO Annual Meetings.

 

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Chair

Tom McGinnis, EMT-P
Chief, EMS Systems Division
California EMS Authority

Chair Elect

Jay OstbyLicensing Officer, Reporting & Data Analyst
Wyoming Office of Emergency Medical Services

Secretary

Drew Chandler
Data Administrator
Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services

Immediate Past Chairperson

Kevin Putman
Michigan EMS Data Manager

Click here for a map of the Regions

East Region

Representative

Chip Cooper
Data Manager
NH Dept. of Safety, EMS

Great Lakes Region

Representative

Dan Lee
Data and Information Systems Manager
Division of EMS and Highway Safety

South Region

Representative

Britnei Outland
Data Manager
Tennessee Office of EMS

Western Plains Region

Representative

Amber Viitanen
EMS Data Manager
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

West Region

Representative

Anne Vossbrink, MS
EMS Data Administrator
AZ Bureau of EMS and Trauma System

For More Information

Rachael Alter, BA, QAS
Program Manager
alter@nasemso.org