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KYEMSC Advisory Committee

The EMSC Advisory Committee meets on a regular basis to advise the EMSC Project Director and the Kentucky Board of EMS on issues related to pediatric emergency care. These members are your representatives! If you have issues regarding the care of pediatric patients across the commonwealth, feel free to contact one of the advisory committee members. You are always welcome to contact the EMSC Project Director, Morgan Scaggs, at 859-256-3583.

Scroll down the page for additional information about upcoming meetings and minutes from previous meetings.

Committee Members

Mary Fallat, M.D. EMSC Committee Chair, EMSC Principal Investigator Kirikati S. Nagaraj Professor Division Director, Pediatric Surgery Surgeon-in-Chief, Kosair Children’s Hospital


Sandra Herr, M.D. EMSC Committee Vice Chair, Emergency Physician Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Louisville ED Medical Director, Kosair Children's Hospital


Carol Wright, R.N. Nurse with Emergency Pediatric Experience Pediatric Trauma Nurse Coordinator Trauma Services, UK Healthcare


Susan Pollack, M.D. Physician with Pediatric Training Coordinator, Kentucky State Safe Kids Coalition PI, Injury Free Coalition for Kids of Lexington at KCH Pediatrician, Medical Home for Coordinated Pediatrics Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health and KY Injury Prevention and Research Center


Scottie Day, M.D. Physician with Pediatric Training Assistant Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Director, Pediatric Transport and Outreach Kentucky Children’s Hospital/UK Healthcare


Margaret Denise Gupton, BS, AA, EMT-P Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic Campbellsville-Taylor County EMS medicdee@gmail.com
Morgan Scaggs, AA, NRP EMSC Program Manager, State Agency Representative KyEMSC Project Director, KBEMS morgan.scaggs@kctcs.edu
Melanie Tyner-Wilson Family Representative Early Childhood and Special Needs Outreach KY Injury Prevention and Research Center/Pediatric Adolescent Injury Prevention Program/University of Kentucky


Erika Janes, R.N. Child Advocacy and Injury Prevention Coordinator, Safe Kids Louisville & Jefferson County Office of Child Advocacy, Kosair Children’s Hospital



Ex-Officio Members

Bari Lee Mattingly, R.N., UK Healthcare


Mark McDonald, MD, FAAP Medical Director, Kosair Children’s Hospital      


Marsha Frontz, EMT-P Field Training Officer, Georgetown-Scott County EMS


 David Foley, M.D. Director of Trauma and Burns, Kosair Children’s Hospital



The KYEMSC Advisory Committee schedule their meetings approximately one year in advance, typically on the second Wednesday of even months. There is a chance that some of those meetings may be changed, cancelled, or that there will not be a quorum in attendance. All are welcome to attend.

Most meetings are held at the KBEMS office located at the address below. The room assignments will be listed on the events page of the website. They will also be posted in the Lobby of the address below on the day of the meeting. Unless otherwise noted, meetings begin at 2pm.

KBEMS Office
118 James Court, Suite 50
Lexington, Kentucky 40505



December 14    Agenda    Minutes

October 12    Agenda    Minutes

August 10    Agenda    Minutes

June 8    Agenda    Minutes

April 13    Agenda    Minutes

February 10    Agenda    Notes (no quorum)

January 13-14    Conference Agenda  


December 3    Agenda    Minutes

October 1    Meeting Cancelled

August 6    Agenda    Minutes

June 4    Agenda     Minutes

February 5    Agenda    Minutes


December 4     Meeting Cancelled

October 21     Agenda     Minutes

August 7     Agenda     Notes

June 5   Meeting  Cancelled

April 3     Agenda     Minutes

February 6     Meeting Cancelled


December 5     Agenda     Minutes

October 3    Agenda    Minutes

August 1    Agenda    Minutes

June 6     Agenda     Minutes

April 4     Meeting Cancelled

February 5   Agenda    Minutes       


December 6    Agenda    Minutes

October 24    Agenda     Minutes

August 8    Agenda     Minutes

June 6    Agenda     Minutes

March 28    Agenda     Minutes

February 2    Agenda     Minutes


November 3    Agenda     Minutes

August 25    Agenda     Minutes

May 9    Minutes

February 2    Conference Notes


December     Minutes