Emergency Medical Services Certification Commission

Name Emergency Medical Services Certification Commission
Contact Person Stephen J. Phillipe Sr. - Program Manager
Mailing Address 7173 Florida Blvd
Suite A
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone Number 225-925-7200
Fax Number --
Board Email stephen.phillipe@la.gov
Website www.ems.dhh.louisiana.gov
Legal Authority RS 40:1232.2-11
Year Created 1997
Organizational Placement Within the Department of Health and Hospitals
Purpose/Function This commission has the responsibility to establish and publish standards of out-of-hospital practice; to regulate the scope of practice of Emergency Medical Services professionals, to discipline and regulate the practice of Emergency Medical Services professionals and to establish standards for educational programs preparing individuals for out of hospital practice.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 12
Number Currently Serving: 11
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 6
Estimated number in current year: 10
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: DHH, OPH, Bureau of EMS
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
Notes The EMS Certification Commission prepares an annual report detailing the activities of the commission during the past fiscal year. This report may be found under the 'minutes' tab for the last date in the respective fiscal year, June 30.


Elected positions of the EMS Certification Commission:
Chair: J. Doyle Dennis
Vice Chair: Bob Brankline
Secretary: Michael Doiron
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