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The NERHCC currently meets the second Thursday of each month.

Our next meeting is March 20, 2023 2:00pm-4:00pm

Scroll down to our EVENTS CALENDAR for updated times and locations. 

Membership and meetings are open to representatives from hospitals,

emergency medical services, long term care facilities, offices of emergency management, public health, other ancillary medical services and other partner organizations in the Northeast region. 

Attend one of our meetings to get involved and learn more!


Join us remotely on the Zoom platform.

Please email Jobeth Hawkins, NERHCC Readiness and Response Coordinator

at to receive a Zoom invite to our meetings. 


                                     We look forward to your attendance!


The NERHCC Governance Board was established to provide guidance and strategic direction to the coalition. It was established by electing two primary (one urban and one rural) representatives from each NERHCC core membership discipline: hospitals, public health, emergency medical services and emergency management.


Current board members:

Rural Hospital Representative

Erin Witte - Chair and Clinical Adviser

Wray Community Hospital

Urban Hospital Representative

Dustin Handley- Co-Chair

UCHealth Emergency Preparedness Program Manager

Urban Public Health Representative

Matt Bauer

Northeast Region Regional Epidemiology

Rural Public Health Representative

Darcy Janssen - Fiscal Liaison

Northeast Region Emergency Preparedness and Response Staff

Urban Emergency Management Representative

Jerry Casebolt 

Logan County Emergency Manager

Rural Emergency Management Representative

Bryant McCall

Washington County Emergency Manager

Rural Emergency Medical Services Representative

Steve Rydquist

City of Wray EMS Director

Urban Emergency Medical Services Representative

Shannon Wicker

UCHealth EMS


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