Colorado State Archives
Executive Orders from the Administration of Governor Bill Owens 1999-2005
Friday, March 18, 2005
Dan Hopkins 303-866-6324
Mark Salley 303-866-6323
OWENS APPOINTS TWO TO SEMTAC
(DENVER) – Gov. Bill Owens today announced the appointment of Michele K. Sweeney of Pueblo and Nancy Stuart of Granby to the State Emergency Medical and Trauma Services Advisory Council (SEMTAC).
The council advises the Department of Public Health on all matters relating to emergency medical and trauma services programs. The council's duties include developing curricula for the training of emergency medical personnel, establishing requirements for ambulance vehicles and services, and determining the eligibility of facilities to receive trauma center designation.
Sweeney is a board certified emergency physician with 23 years experience. She is a nationally registered EMT-B and acts as faculty and medical advisor for the EMS program at Pueblo Community College. Sweeney is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians and serves as treasurer of Colorado Advanced Life Support.
Stuart is a member of the Granby County Board of Commissioners and a past member of the Granby Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She has been an active volunteer in the community, including work with the Rural Health Network.
"My thanks to Michele Sweeney and Nancy Stuart for the contributions they will make serving in this important role," Owens said.
SEMTAC has 32 members, 25 appointed by the governor. Terms are three years. Sweeney will serve the council as a representative of the general public from an urban area and as a Democrat. Stuart will serve as a county commissioner from a rural county and as a Republican.
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