Governor's EMS and Trauma Advisory Council


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A unified, comprehensive, and effective EMS/Trauma System for a healthy, safe Texas.

To promote, develop, and maintain a comprehensive EMS/Trauma System that will meet the needs of all patients and that will raise the standards for community health care by implementing innovative techniques and systems for the delivery of emergency care for the entire population.

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GETAC Council and committee pages
Meeting Information- Travel links, dates, notifications, minutes and documents
Policies and Procedures


GETAC Council and committee pages

Council Members

Air Medical Cardiac Care
Disaster/Emergency Preparedness Education
EMS Injury Prevention
Medical Directors Pediatrics
Stroke Trauma Systems


Map of GETAC Committee Membership


Meeting Information

Quarterly meeting dates 2015
February 18-20
May 13-15
August 19-21
November 21-23

Quarterly meeting dates 2016

The following meetings will be held at the Wyndam Garden Austin at the intersection of IH35 and Woodward St.

February 10-12
May 11-13
August 24-26

The November 19-21 meetings will be held in Dallas, Texas, in conjunction with Texas EMS Conference.

Reserve a hotel room (limited space available)

Current meeting notifications

GETAC Council and committee meetings November 21-23

Taskforce on Freestanding Emergency Departments and Alternative Care Sites Meeting- November 23

All meeting notifications are tentative until the agendas are published in the Texas Register.
The listed notifications are being provided to you in advance in advance for travel planning purposes. For official and final open meeting postings, refer directly to the appropriate agenda posted on the
Texas Register Current Meeting Notices posting site.


GETAC Committee Report Form

Committee chairs should complete this form before reporting to the GETAC Council.  Please give brief, concise descriptions of committee discussion items needing council guidance, items referred to GETAC for future action, and any applicable announcements.  Please submit completed report forms to the GETAC Council chair and vice-chair no later than 5:00pm the day before the GETAC Council meets.

Occasionally, committees may meet on the same day the GETAC Council meets.  This sometimes occurs in November when GETAC is held in conjunction with the annual Texas EMS Conference.  For committees meeting on these days, please submit a completed report form to the GETAC Council chair and vice-chair as soon as possible.


Meeting documents
(Includes strategic planning, council and committees documents and agendas)

Current meeting documents

Documents for GETAC Council and committee meetings November 21-23

Agenda Taskforce on Freestanding Emergency Departments and Alternative Care Sites Meeting- November 23

Downloadable documents for November meetings (PDF Portfolio)
If you would like to download all of the documents above to your mobile device please click on the pdf portfolio above. You must have the Adobe Reader app to open this document. Click here to get the app.
IOS users: Once you have the Adobe Reader app on your device, click on the document and look for the “Open In” icon and select Adobe Reader.

Quarterly Meeting Minutes
If you are unable to attend GETAC TETAF sponsors webcasts of quarterly meetings. 
Click here to view current and past webcasts.

Transportation links

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport website

Austin maps

Austin weather


Policies and Procedures
GETAC Procedural Rules
Open Meetings Act Training 
GETAC Web Posting Policy

For more information, please e-mail us.

Go to the Office of the Governor website


External links to other sites are intended to be informational and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services. These sites may also not be accessible to persons with disabilities.

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Last updated November 20, 2015