Emergency Medical Services for Children Advisory Committee


The Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Advisory Committee is a key component in the success of the state EMSC program. The Advisory Committee helps to advocate for the needs of children across multiple disciplines, establish long-lasting relationships among the community, and assist in meeting the performance measures and goals set forth by the EMSC. 

  1. Meetings
  2. Agendas & Minutes
  3. Budget Periods
  • 2nd Tuesday of every quarter
  • It is a requirement of the EMSC Program Performance measures that the Advisory Committee meets at least four times a year, and that the committee includes (but is not limited to) the following core members:
    • Nurse with emergency pediatric experience
    • Physician with pediatric training
    • Emergency physician
    • Emergency medical technician (EMT) or paramedic who is currently a practicing, ground-level prehospital provider
    • EMS state agency representative
    • EMSC project director
    • EMSC grant manager
    • Family representative

Contact Us

If you are interested in joining the Kansas EMSC Advisory Committee, please email Dayna Hull or call 785-296-8433.


NamePositionBoard Member
Dayna HullKDHE, EMSC ProgramYes
Wendy O’HareKDHE, Trauma/EMSC ProgramYes
Darlene WhitlockKansas Emergency Nurses AssociationYes
David SeastromChildren’s Mercy HospitalYes
Lisa Baldwin-BatemanLifeSaveYes
Dr. Dimitrios StephanopoulosAscension Via Christi, WichitaYes
Meghan LandwehrWesley Medical ProgramYes
Monica RiggsFamily Advisory Network (FAN) RepresentativeYes
Ashley WallaceKDHE FLEX/SHIPNo
Kayzy BiglerKDHE Special Healthcare NeedsNo
Olivia KaullenChildren’s Mercy HospitalNo
Dr. Lindsey QueryChildren’s Mercy HospitalNo
Ruth HommertzheimAscension Via Christi, WichitaNo
Loren AshlockFord County Fire/EMSNo
Phyllis LarimoreN/ANo
Cherie SageKansas Safe KidsNo
Cammie TownleyHays Medical CenterNo