CESSA Protocols and Standards Subcommittee Meeting - Approved Minutes 12/15/2022

CESSA Protocols and Standards Subcommittee Meeting December 15, 2022, 2:30 - 4:00 pm via Zoom

Meeting Minutes - Approved by Members 01/19/2023

The meeting was called to order at 2:36 P.M. by Chairperson Cindy Barbera-Brelle

  • Members Present: Chair: Cindy Barbera-Brelle, Bianca Campos, Alice Cary, Shelley Dallas, Drew Hanson, Charles Huff, Richard Manthey, Lee Ann Reinert (Proxy for David Albert), Brent Reynolds, Dr. Lorrie Jones -CESSA Director UIC
  • Approval of the minutes and meeting schedule for January-June 2023 A motion was made to approve the minutes and seconded. The minutes were approved.

Meeting Schedule: 1/5, 1/19, 2/2, 2/16, 3/2, 3/16, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18, 6/1, 6/15 A motion was made and seconded to approve the meeting schedule. The motion passed.

  • Presentation by Melanie Payne, Training and Development Manager, Portland Bureau of Emergency Communications (BOEC)
    • Dr. Jones informed the committee that Ms. Payne is ill and unable to attend the meeting.
  • Presentation by Alexandra Smith, Asst. Deputy Mayor of Equity, Health and Human Services, City of Baltimore
    • Dr. Jones introduced Ms. Alexandra Smith who shared a PowerPoint presentation describing the Pilot Project conducted the city of Baltimore. A link to the presentation will be posted on the IDHS website Open Meeting Page under the Community Emergency Services and Support Act Information link along with a recording of the meeting. Ms. Smith provided information and responded to several questions posed by committee members. Dr. Jones will follow up with Ms. Smith to obtain several pertinent documents.
  • Review of Draft Risk/Dispatch Matrix
    • Dr. Jones reviewed the first draft of a risk/dispatch matrix that she developed incorporating comments received from two committee members. The draft will be further refined and discussed during the next scheduled meeting.
  • Public Comment
    • Comments were provided by Whitney Hill, Charles Petroff and T.J. Gordon.
  • Next Meeting
    • The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday January 5th at 2:30 P.M.
  • Motion to Adjourn
    • The meeting was adjourned at 3:40 P .M.