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  • Committee Chair – Christopher G. Shields

  • Board Member Liaison – Sandra Martell, RN, DNP


Emergency Response Coordinator Committee primarily consists of Emergency Response Coordinators (ERCs) from NIPHC local health departments. The mission of the committee is to lead and coordinate regional public health planning, training and exercising; identify and advocate emergency planning and public health preparedness issues impacting the region; and share relevant information that would benefit the region.

  • Developed a standardized SNS request form and have begun introducing and training hospitals on the form 

  • Undergoing Comprehensive Emergency Management Program (CEMP) trainings 

  • Collaboration on state grant requirements and exercise planning

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