NOSORH committees are great focal points for engaging in many NOSORH initiatives. Descriptions of all committees and contact information can be found on the NOSORH website.
Executive- The 2017 Executive Committee will support the work to update NOSORH policies and procedures this year focusing on Awards, Board responsibilities, Personnel and Finance.
Educational Exchange- The Educational Exchange committee met to review the guidance provided by the NOSORH Board and begin planning for the year. The Travel Scholarship workgroup will be meeting again on February 2nd, and the Proficiencies workgroup will start on February 17th. The next meeting of the EE Committee has been moved due to President’s Day, it will be held on February 27th at 4:00pm ET.
JCREC- The leadership of the Joint Committee on Rural Emergency Care is working together to develop a rural EMS policy agenda which can be supported by all members and organizations of the JCREC. The next steps include review and adoption by member organizations.
Board-The NOSORH Board of Directors met last month to consider rural community needs, the role of SORH within the context of a changing rural landscape and to update the strategic priorities. Invited experts included author Mil Duncan, Michelle Rathman of Impact Communications, Harvey Licht of Varela Associates and Legislative Liaison Andrew Coats. New strategic priorities in communication, community engagement and growing a new funding line for SORH will be reviewed and considered for adoption by the Board next month.