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Tidewater Emergency Medical Services Council, Inc.

aka TEMS Council   |   Chesapeake, VA   |  www.tidewaterems.org

Mission

The mission of the Tidewater EMS Council is to reduce morbidity and mortality by facilitating regional cooperation, planning and implementation of an integrated emergency medical services delivery system.

Ruling year info

1975

Executive Director

Mr. David C. Long

Main address

1104 Madison Plaza Suite101

Chesapeake, VA 23320 USA

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EIN

54-0977032

NTEE code info

Health Support Services (E60)

Management & Technical Assistance (M02)

First Aid Training (M41)

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Hampton Roads Metropolitan Medical Response System

The Hampton Roads Metropolitan Medical Response System (HRMMRS) is a program to improve system-wide medical response to acts or terrorism and any large disaster. This program serves the 16 localities of the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission.

Population(s) Served

Planning, coordination and training for rescue squads, fire departments and other first responders, public health, and hospital emergency departments.

Population(s) Served

The Eastern Virginia Healthcare Coalition (“Coalition”) is a collaboration of healthcare organizations and providers and suppliers, public health departments, Emergency Medical Services (including commercial transport agencies), Emergency Management Agencies and community partners working together to care for the citizens and visitors of the region before, during and after an emergency. The EVHC will provide direct support and liaison to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) and Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association (VHHA) in their administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Healthcare Preparedness Program (HPP) Cooperative Agreement.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We share the feedback we received with the people we serve, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, We don’t have the right technology to collect and aggregate feedback efficiently, The people we serve tell us they find data collection burdensome, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection, It is difficult to get honest feedback from the people we serve, It is difficult to identify actionable feedback

Financials

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The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Tidewater Emergency Medical Services Council, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 03/14/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Lewis Siegel

Virginia College of Emergency Physicians

Term: 2023 - 2025

James Redick

At-Large

Amy Ward

City of Portsmouth

Stewart Martin

City of Virginia Beach

22 Other Directors

Various

David C. Long

n/a

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 6/1/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

Transgender Identity

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data