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Governor's EMS and Trauma Advisory Council

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General Information

8407 Wall Street, Suite N-410PO Box 149347Austin, TX 78714-9347


Office Office Holder Hometown / Term Ends
Chair Alan H. Tyroch,, M.D., F.A.C.S. El Paso, 01-01-2024
Vice Chair Ryan Matthews LP Holliday, 01-01-2028
Board Member(s) Jeffery H. Barnhart Canyon, 01-01-2028
Cassie Campbell, RN Austin, 01-01-2026
Michael S. "Mike" Clements College Station, 01-01-2026
The Honorable James M. "Mike" DeLoach Littlefield, 01-01-2026
Brian Eastridge, MD San Antonio, 01-01-2026
Della Johnson RN Dallas, 01-01-2026
Scott Lail, EMT-P 01-01-2026
Lucille Maes, LP Angleton, 01-01-2024
Sharon Malone, M.D. Van Alstyne, 01-01-2024
Karen Pickard RN, LP Ovilla, 01-01-2024
Daniel "Danny" Ramirez, EMT-P Pharr, 01-01-2028
Taylor Ratcliff, M.D Temple, 01-01-2024
Katherine E. "Kate" Remick M.D. Austin, 01-01-2028
Shawn Salter Bullard, 01-01-2024
Gerad Troutman M.D. Amarillo, 01-01-2026
Public Member(s) Peter W. Marocco Irving, 01-01-2026
Ruben A. "Rudy" Martinez Concepcion, 01-01-2028

Agency Contact

Office Office Holder Phone / Fax
Agency Director Indra Hernandez (512) 834-6669


The Board provides professional advice to the EMS regulatory and EMS/Trauma systems programs. Serves as a forum for stakeholder input. Reviews and recommends changes to rules, assesses the need for EMS in the rural areas of the state, and develops a strategic plan for refining the educational requirements for certification and maintaining certification as EMS personnel.