Emergency Medical Services Council

Roles and Responsibilities:
The Chautauqua County Emergency Medical Services Council evaluates and improves emergency medical services in Chautauqua County. By planning, promoting, and coordinating the most efficient emergency medical services and programs with the county and participating in regional emergency medical services programs, the council helps ensure the compatibility of dispatch, communications, and manpower training systems within the local, state, and federal system.
  • Committee meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. with the full council meeting at 7:30 p.m.
  • Second Wednesday of odd months
  • Office of Emergency Services, 2 Academy St. in Mayville.


The board can have 20 to 35 members and has 10 ex-officios. Members are appointed by the County Executive and subject to the approval of the County Legislature. Members serve 3-year terms and current members include:
  • Paul Atwell                        
  • E. Lawrence Barter          
  • Edward Brooks                  
  • Jason Carmen               
  • Stephen Cobb                   
  • Douglas Conroe               
  • Robert Crane                   
  • Norma Cummings             
  • Maxine Davis                    
  • Mark Dickey                   
  • Roberta Edwards              
  • Laurie Faso                       
  • Tim Glenn                         
  • John Griffith                      
  • Ronald Hasson                
  • James Hyland                   
  • Daniel Imfeld                     
  • William Johnston              
  • Susan Kupkowski              
  • Emelia Lindquist-Harley     
  • Laura Logan                      
  • Christopher Manning         
  • Joyce Mathews                  
  • Darlene Morrison             
  • Kevin Peebles                  
  • Teresa Penhollow            
  • Robert Rein Jr.                  
  • Warren Riles                      
  • Chris Roll                          
  • Sam Salemme                  
  • Jodelle Shaw                     
  • Michael Volpe                    
  • Phil Wilson                         


  • Sgt. Trevor Butts
  • Sheriff Joseph Gerace
  • Vincent Horrigan
  • Julius Leone Jr.
  • Christine Schuyler
  • P.J. Wendel
  • Vacant- Appointment Pending
  • Vacant- Appointment Pending
  • Vacant- Appointment Pending