Regional EMS Councils:


There are 18 Regional EMS Councils. Each council is comprised of representatives of local ambulance services, physicians, nurses, hospitals and other EMS organizations. The county EMS coordinator shall serve as an ex-officio member of the council. The purpose of the councils are to allow for and foster regional cooperation and organization of local EMS systems. The council's regional authority and responsibilities are outlined in Section 3003 of Article 30. This organization is your direct link to the state EMS council and to the department. Your participation is welcome and encouraged.


The Big Lakes EMS Council is comprised of representatives from Orleans, Niagara and Genesee Counties.

Contact us or attend our meetings to discuss EMS issues.