GETAC- Disaster Preparedness and Response Committee

 

Past Meetings


Current members

The Council appoints committees it considers necessary to perform its duties. Committees meet in conjunction with the quarterly GETAC meetings or as necessary to conduct committee business.

Council Liaisons: Mike Clements, Brian Eastridge, MD, Sharon Malone, MD

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Name Affiliation Location Term Expires
Eric Epley, NREMT-P
Committee Chair 
STRAC
Executive Director  
San Antonio, TX
78227 
12/2023
Wanda Helgesen, RN
Committee Vice-Chair  
Border RAC
Executive Director   
El Paso, TX 
79924 
12/2022 
Angela Cornelius, MD
Integrative Emergency Services
John Peter Smith Hospital
Academic Emergency Physician
Fort Worth, TX 
76104
12/2024
Joe Fowler, EMT-P  
Global Medical Response
Operations Manager 

Ground Air Evac Lifeteam
Senior Program Director Air
Denison, TX 
75020
12/2022
Neil Gandhi, MD
Houston Methodist Hospitals
Regional Medical Director
Houston, TX 
77025
12/2022
Jacob Johnson RN, LP
Medical City Health  
Director of EMS Relations  
Irving, TX 
75039
12/2024
Emily G. Kidd, MD,
FACEP, FAEMS
Acadian Ambulance Service
Texas Medical Director
San Antonio, TX 
78233
12/2023
W. Nim Kidd, EMT
Texas Division of Emergency
Management (TDEM)
Chief
Austin, TX 
78752
12/2023
Scot Leatherwood, EMT-P
Rico Aviation
Amarillo, TX 
79109
12/2022
Ronald Nichols, EMT-P
Chambers County
Emergency Services
Anahuac, TX 
77514
12/2022
Keith Noble, MPA,
NREMT-P, LP
Austin-Travis County EMS
Austin, TX 
78702
12/2024
Michael Nofzinger, RNAlly Medical Emergency Rooms
Chief Nursing Officer
Austin, TX 
78757
12/2022
Rene Perez, RN, LP
South Texas Emergency
Care Foundation
Director of Patient
Transport Services
Harlingen, TX 
78553
12/2022
Erik Richenberger, RN, EMT-P
Montgomery County
Hospital District EMS
District Chief
Conroe, TX 
77304
12/2024
Candice Smith, RN
Hereford Regional
Medical Center
Chief Nursing Officer
Hereford, TX 
79045
12/2022
Marcus Smith, EMT-P
Terlingua Fire/EMS
Fire/EMS Chief
Terlingua, TX 
79852
12/2024
Kenneth Webb
UT Health East Texas
Director Safety
Tyler, TX 
75701
12/2022



Past Meetings

May 24, 2022
Agenda Report
February 9, 2022
Agenda Report



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Last updated June 13, 2022