The Western Regional EMS Council, Inc. has hired Terri Foechterle as the new coordinator. Foechterle is an EMT-Intermediate and has been involved with emergency medical services for more than 30 years.
Prior to starting with the council March 5, Foechterle worked as the town clerk at Olathe. She and her husband previously owned the Olathe Ambulance Service and she has represented the region on various state councils.
"I am excited to be in this position, and I look forward to meeting everyone in the region and helping people work together to solve problems," Foechterle said.
Some of the immediate tasks Foechterle will work on include attending the State Emergency Trauma Advisory Council meetings, continuing to revise the intergovernmental agreement among all participating counties, updating the WRETAC bylaws, and meeting with emergency service providers.
Foechterle joins Robyn Funk, special events coordinator.
The Western Regional EMS Council, Inc., (otherwise known as WRETAC) is the representative body for Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray and San Miguel counties. The mission of this RETAC is to promote, foster and support cooperative organization of emergency medical and trauma services in the western region and state, utilizing data, communications, protocols and training to provide quality improvement. The RETAC is composed of individuals concerned with promoting, fostering, and supporting excellence in the emergency medical services within and between the counties represented.
Current council members include president Chan Clymer, Delta-Montrose Technical College; vice president Bryan Hess, Gunnison County; secretary Jerry Gray, Hinsdale County; treasurer Doris VanNess, Montrose County; Bill Hagendorf, Hinsdale County; Debbie Veo, Montrose County emergency manager; Emil Sante, Telluride EMS; Glenn Boyd, Ouray County emergency manager; Kim Mitchell, Ouray County EMS; Kirby Clock, Delta County Ambulance District; Nancy Medlock, Montrose County; Reg Vickers, Norwood EMS; Richard Kinser, North Fork Ambulance Association; and Rob Fiedler, Delta County emergency manager.blog comments powered by Disqus