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April 1, 2017

 

Call for Board of Directors has ended,  Thank you for those who submitted applications.


 

Monday, March 5, 2017

 

Call for Board of Directors

The IAMTCS Board of Directors is looking for Communication Specialists who are passionate about the air medical industry and would like to participate in shaping the future of our organization. Please complete application below including a statement on why you want to join the board, and submit a letter of financial support from your program.

 

The following is the current Board Member at-Large job description followed by eligibility criteria and application guidelines.

1.  Attend three Board Meetings per year. If unable to attend, submit to the President in writing as to why, per the bylaws.

2.  Chair or participate on one of the IAMTCS committees (Membership, Education, Newsletter, etc.) and report progress at Board Meetings.

3.  Participate in IAMTCS conference calls. 

4.  Foster an awareness and understanding of the purpose and mission of IAMTCS and provide a resource for the membership.

5.  Actively recruit members, Program Members, and Corporate Sponsors as well as encourage participation of the membership.

6.  Act as a liaison between the Board and any other party needing assistance or information.
Serve a term of three (3) years.

 

Criteria for this position include:

1.  Must be a current member of IAMTCS and employed in a communications center that dispatches air or ground medical transport mission with at least two years of experience.

2.  Be able to serve a three (3) year term that involves three meetings per year.  These three meetings include one in winter, the second in spring/summer, and the third to be held in the fall during AMTC.  Member should be able to attend AMTC pre-conference classes as well as AMTC.  Conference calls are scheduled as needed between meetings.

   

IAMTCS does not provide financial assistance for travel therefore you would have to seek support from your program.

If interested please fill out the application available by clicking below and submit the following documents. (Both documents must be received by the March 31, 2017 deadline or your application will be withdrawn.)

1.  A statement that explains your desire(s) to become a Board Member at-Large with IAMTCS. This should include your skills and experience you can bring to the Board and membership. Please limit this statement to one half page of typed written information.

2.  A letter of support from your supervisor and/or program director stating that your program is willing to support you financially.


If you have any questions, please contact a board member or you may leave a voice message at 262-409-8884 and your call will be returned by a board member as soon as possible.

 

Application, statement and the letter of financial support from your program are due by March 31, 2017.  Good luck and we look forward to hearing from you!

 

APPLICATION FOR IAMTCS BOARD MEMBER thank you!


Monday, March 5, 2017

Bylaws Revisions

Click here to review the proposed 2017 IAMTCS Bylaws revisions. Members can comment on these proposed revisions by clicking on this link.  Please submit your comments by March 31, 2017. Thank you for your input!


Monday, February 20, 2017

 

Notice of IAMTCS Board of Directors Meeting & Notice of Proposed Amendment to Bylaws;
 
Attention all current IAMTCS Board of Directors; the Board of Directors Meeting will be held March 6th & 7th, 2017 starting at 08:00 both dates.  The Board of Directors Meeting will be held at Sirata Beach Resort, 5300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706.
 
In accordance with the Bylaws, notice is hereby given proposals to amend Article II., Letter B. Types of Membership; Article III., Letter A. Annual Dues; and Letter B. Payment of Dues will be discussed and considered for action at the Board of Directors Meeting on March 6th & 7th, 2017.
 
Proposed amendments will be available for review on the Associations website the evening of March 6th for possible action to be taken on March 7th, 2017.
 

Saturday, December 3, 2016

The IAMTCS Annual General Membership Meeting will be held during AMTC 2016 on Wednesday, December 14th, at noon, at the Charlotte Convention Center Room CC 217AB


Saturday, November 5, 2016

 AMTC 2016 v2.0 will be Tuesday, December 13 - Thursday, December 15, 2016.

Due to the short time frame and logistics, IAMTCS will not be offering any Pre-Courses (CFC or ACC) at the re-scheduled AMTC. Please check the "Courses/Member Area" page for course near you. Any question please let us know. Click here for more information!


Tuesday, September 27, 2016

NAACS/IAMTCS Announcement-Statement

 

The National Association of Air-medical Communications Specialists was formed and incorporated in 1989. Since those early days nearly three decades ago, the organization has strived to meet the needs of the nation’s medical transport communicators through education, representation and advocacy. Our industry has grown dramatically from approximately 200 hundred aircraft nationally in the late 1980s to over 1000 available each day now for life-saving transports. Basic, Advanced, Critical Care and Specialty Ground units have multiplied exponentially during this same time. Recent FAA Advisory Circulars and regulations have focused attention to the higher standards of training for communications specialists. The majority of programs and fleets are now required to maintain “operational control” specialists as well.

 

Over the past several years, transport programs from around the world have sent communicators to be trained and certified by our organization. We are now receiving requests for classes to be taught in Japan, Canada and Australia, just to name a few. We are also in discussions with CAMTS to possibly become a charter member of the new CAMTS International Association.

 

To better reflect and enhance our position as the “Gold Standard” for Medical Transport Communications, the Board of Directors has taken the following steps:

 

Our new Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide professional development, education and advocacy in medical patient logistics for Operational Control, Air and Ground Communications Specialists.

 

Our new Vision Statement: Our vision is to be the premier solution in safety standards for Communications and Operational Control Centers through evolving education and enhancing professionalism within our community.

 

And finally: Effective September 27th, 2016, The National Association of Air-medical Communications Specialists will become the International Association of Medical Transport Communications Specialists (IAMTCS).

 

All classes, certifications, continuing education credits, sponsorship, CAMTS and AAMS affiliations will remain unchanged. The name change will be transferred into the existing by-laws of the NAACS Organization.

 

Thank you.

  

Steven R. Goff

President



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