The EMCC functions as an advisory committee to both the Board of Supervisors and the EMS Agency on matters pertaining to the delivery of emergency medical services.
The EMCC is composed of 21 voting members, three of which are designated by position:
County Fire Chief or his/her designee
Local Director of the Office of Emergency Services
County Health Officer
The Board of Supervisors has appointed a member from the County Board and each Supervisor has appointed one public representative. The remaining positions are filled according to the following distribution:
Emergency room physicians
Ambulance company representatives, each representing a separate ambulance service
Emergency services educator
Law enforcement representative
Emergency medical technician
California Highway Patrol representative
The Director of Public Health and the Medical Director of the EMS Agency serve as ex-officio members of the committee.