During the month of January, each SETRAC clinical committee held elections to determine its leadership. Member hospitals and EMS agencies
voted for a physician, EMS, and hospital representative to lead its seven committees.

“We now have the strongest group of leaders in our 26-year history, uniting hospital and EMS agencies that serve a population that rivals
the 18th largest state in size,” said Darrell Pile, SETRAC CEO.

The results of the elections are as follows:

Cardiac:
*James McCarthy, MD, Memorial Hermann TMC
Todd Caliva, HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake
Kevin Schulz, MD, Houston Fire Department

Prehospital:
*John Kowalik, City of Wharton EMS
Cameron Decker, MD, Harris County Emergency Corps
Allen Sims, HCA Houston Healthcare

Injury
Prevention:
*Michelle McNutt, MD, Memorial Hermann TMC
Robin Garza, RN, Ben Taub Hospital
Kacey Sammons, HCESD 4 (Huffman EMS)

Pediatric:
*Brent Kaziny, MD, Texas Children’s Hospital
Emily Kidd, MD, Acadian Ambulance
Garrett Hall, RN, Texas Children’s Hospital

Perinatal:
*David Weisoly, DO, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands
Veronica Martin, RN, The Woman’s Hospital of Texas (HCA Houston Healthcare)
Patrick Vermaas, American Medical Response (AMR) – Houston

Stroke:
*Sean Savitz, MD, Memorial Hermann TMC
Laura Griffin, DNP, HCA Houston Healthcare
Andrew Adams, Montgomery County Hospital District

Trauma:
*S. Rob Todd, MD, Ben Taub Hospital
Eric Bank, HCESD 48 EMS Division
Melanie Martin, RN, HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake

   * committee chairs

Each committee leader will serve a two-year term and is eligible for reelection at the end of his/her term.

“The combined talent of SETRAC leaders has positioned us as the finest healthcare system in the world,” said Pile.

Additional information about the SETRAC clinical committees can be found at

www.setrac.org
.