Elverson Honey Brook voted onto PEHSC Board of Directors
By EMS Chief/Director of Operations Matthew Welch
March 20, 2024

At the Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council general meeting today, Elverson Honey Brook Area EMS was voted in as a member of the Board of Directors. This new, enhanced roll will improve the ability for our needs and concerns to be heard at the state level. Our organization will be able to help guide state wide priorities and participate in the process that creates protocols, initiatives, pilot programs, and standards. This also will help ensure that the needs or our community and the needs of communities like ours are heard at the state level.

From the PEHSC website:

The Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council (PEHSC) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization. The core mission of the Pennsylvania Emergency Health Services Council is to serve as an independent advisory body to The Pennsylvania Department of Health and all other appropriate agencies on matters pertaining to Emergency Medical Services. As an advocate for its diverse member organizations, PEHSC’s ultimate purpose is to foster improvements in the quality and delivery of emergency health services throughout the Commonwealth.

To learn more about PEHSC click on the following link to view WHO WE ARE.
Our Vision
Pennsylvania will be a national leader in developing a unified system of high quality emergency medical services and other health services. In partnership with other organizations statewide that are involved with emergency services, PEHSC’s future role will include a heightened emphasis on advocacy and legislative liaison, outcomes research, system finances and development, public education, and resources to enhance organizational management.

History of PEHSC
PEHSC was founded and incorporated in 1974. In 1985, the Council’s Board of Directors was recognized as the official EMS advisory body to The Pennsylvania Department of Health through the Emergency Medical Services Act of 1985.

Funding PEHSC
The Council is funded through a contract with The Pennsylvania Department of Health. PEHSC does not charge any fees or dues to its member organizations.