Kansas Boards and Commission

Emergency Medical Services Board

Statute:                                   K.S.A. 65-6102

Governor Appoints:              11

Number of Members:          15

Length of Term:                    Four Years

Frequency of Meetings:      Six Times a Year

Pay/Compensation:             K.S.A. 75-3223   

SSI Required:                         Yes

Senate Confirmed:                No

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The Kansas Board of Emergency Medical Services exists, primarily, to ensure that quality out-of-hospital care is available throughout Kansas. This care is based on the optimal utilization of community resources that are consistent with the patient’s needs. The delivery of optimal care is supported through the adoption of standards; definition of scopes of practice; and provision of health, safety, and prevention education and information to the public, Emergency Medical Services services/agencies Emergency Medical Services providers/instructors, related health care professionals, and other public service and political entities.  They regulate, enforce, allocate, and make decisions, in compliance with the Emergency Medical Act, for all emergency medical services and providers.


Statutory Requirement:                                                                                    Term Expires:

County Commissioner (population less than 15,000)                                             5/31/2020

County Commissioner (population over 15,000)                                                     5/31/2018

Hospital Administrator                                                                                             5/31/2021

Representative of EMT                                                                                            5/31/2018

Representative of Fire/EMT                                                                                     5/31/2019

Representative of Instructors/Coordinators                                                             5/31/2021

Representative of the Kansas Medical Society                                                       5/31/2021

Volunteer EMT                                                                                                         5/31/2018

Physician                                                                                                                 5/31/2018

Physician                                                                                                                  5/31/2019

EMS Attendant                                                                                                         5/31/2018