The EMS Advisory Board reviews reports, evaluations, and recommendations of the Regional Emergency Medical Services Oversight Program, discusses issues related to regional emergency medical services, and makes recommendations related to performance standards and attainment of those standards, medical protocols, communication, coordination, and other items of importance to a high performing Regional Emergency Medical Services System.


The Regional Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board shall be composed of the following members:

  • City Manager, Reno
  • City Manager, Sparks
  • County Manager, Washoe County
  • District Health Officer
  • Emergency Room Physician (District Board of Health Appointment)
  • Hospital Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Representative (District Board of Health Appointment)

The Advisory Board shall elect a chair and a vice-chair from among its membership to manage the meetings. The chair and vice-chair shall serve for one (1) year. The Board shall be subject to the requirements of Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 241, Open Meeting Laws.

Time Commitment

The Board shall hold a minimum of four meetings per fiscal year.


  • NRS 439.390
  • An Interlocal Agreement (ILA) approved by all regional jurisdictions including, Reno, Sparks, Washoe County, Northern Nevada Public Health and the Truckee Meadows Fire Protection District.


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Last modified on 08/15/2023