Department of Emergency Services Advisory Council

Members

The Council has a combination of members who are designated for appointment by position, as well as 5 “consumer” members.

MembershipMemberDate AppointedTerm Expires
DES DirectorScott Haas


FEC ChairmanBill Faust
January 11, 2011
March 31, 2020
FEC Volunteer Ambulance Committee ChairmanRichard SvobodaJuly 25, 2018June 30, 2020
FEC Volunteer Fire ChiefBuddy ThomasMay 1, 2015June 30, 2021
Consumer At-LargeSandra EarlyFebruary 12, 2019June 30, 2021
Consumer, District 1Faye WilliamsNovember 30, 2012June 30, 2021
Consumer, District 2John CvachNovember 30, 2012June 30, 2021
Consumer, District 3Mike RanelliJuly 1, 2018June 30, 2020
Consumer, District 4Charles MelsonApril 12, 2016April 30, 2020


Duties

On July 14, 2004 the Board of County Commissioners revised the Queen Anne’s County Code, Title 21 Public Safety, to include Article III, Department of Emergency Services. This Article created the Emergency Services Advisory Council. The council is to:

  • Advise the department on matters of policy regarding the provision for emergency services in the County.
  • Advise the department regarding equipment, standard operating procedures, protocols, medications and emergency services personnel education and training requirements.
  • Assist the department regarding emergency services public information and education; and submit to the department a report on the status of emergency services in the County.