Emergency Medical Services Advisory

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Membership Details
Required for a Quorum
Meetings Held
Is Financial Disclosure Required to Serve?
Board Liaison
Board Coordinator
Board Members


The purpose of the EMS Advisory Council is to review and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding applications of Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CON) to provide life support services and other matters related to the provision of such services in the County.

Created By

Pursuant to Section 401.25, Florida Statutes, the EMS Advisory Council was created by Resolution No. 88-336, Ordinance No. 96-04 and amended by Ordinance No. 08-011. 

Membership Details/Requirements

The By-Laws of the Advisory Council provide that five members shall be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. In addition, Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute and St. Lucie Medical Center each appoint one representative for a total of seven members.

Appointment Terms

The members terms will run concurrent with their appointing Commissioners.

Required for a Quorum

Four (4)

Meetings Held

Meetings are held as needed at St. Lucie County Public Safety, 15305 West Midway Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34945.

Is Financial Disclosure Required to Serve?


Board Liaison

Ron Parrish, Director of Public Safety



Board Clerk


MaryGrace Padrick, Emergency Management Assistant



Board Members

Appointed By                                   
Term Expires                          
 Eddie Whitfield  Commissioner Dzadovsky  
 Mike Monahan  Commissioner Mitchell  
 Jane Rowley
 Commissioner Bartz  
 Mary Sirmons
 Commissioner Townsend
 Lt. Kacey Donnell
 Commissioner Hutchinson
 Mark Henderson  Lawnwood Medical Center
 Jim Kruger  Port St. Lucie Medical Center