Kevin Gutermath is the R16 alt rep and will be listed as such in future minutes.
MOTION TO: Form a History Committee to explore the feasibility of recording a Va Beach EMS history and to have Chief Emeritus Edwards lead that project. APPROVED.
The Spring 2016 multi-squad fund drive is on track. Rescues 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, and 14 will be participating.
There was a concensus to ask Division Chief Stroud via Chief Brazle if Ambient CO Monitor training can be added to the upcoming BLS Narcan training.
Per Tom Harp, Teresa Ashcraft would like to identify someone to mentor in this year's cycle that she can turn the effort over to for the future.
MOTION TO: Have the Interim EMS Chief offer a one-time reduced duty exemption to all operational members that have resigned from the system in the last 30 months. The conditions set forth in exchange for reduced duties are as follows:
Returning member must still have a current EMT certification
Must be willing to be assigned by the DEMS Scheduling Officer where they are most needed
At least one of their duty availabilities will not be a Friday or Saturday night duty request
Member understands that time in service towards tenured status will be accrued at 50%
Member will still rejoin a volunteer rescue squad.
Secretary Lipscomb will run a Doodle poll to determine an alternate time to hold the May Rescue Council meeting since the normal time conflicts with Department Awards Ceremony.