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October 2009 Media Advisory



For immediate release: October 16, 2009                                  Media Contact: Christopher Falkenhagen
                                                                                                             Communications: (410) 260-4511



Media Advisory

What: Maryland Fire-Rescue Education and Training Commission meeting

When: Wednesday, October 21, 2009, 10 a.m.

Where: Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services; James N. Robey Public Safety Training Center; 2200 Wheeler Drive; Marriottsville, MD 21104

Who: Chair R. Michael Clemens; commission members, MHEC staff

Items to be discussed include:

  • Chairman’s and staff reports

  • Charles W. Riley Fire and Emergency Medical Services Tuition Reimbursement Program update

  • Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions

  • (COAEMSP) decision n to recognize MD’s Fire/EMS/County-Based Programs presented by Dr. Robert Bass and Bill Seifarth

  • Activity updates

  • Personnel Qualifications Review Board presented by Michael Robinson

  • Instructor Certification Review Board, COMAR review/revision time presented by Ted Porter

  • Reports from organizations present

  • Old and new business

Training center’s telephone number: (410) 313-1322; Ted Porter’s contact information (410) 260-4532 or cell (301) 351-1971

The full agenda will be available at the meeting. An electronic version of the media advisory will be available on MHEC’s website at: http://www.mhec.state.md.us/pressroom/October2009/October2009PressRoomMenu.asp.

Notice on ADA Compliance


The State of Maryland is committed to ensuring that individuals with disabilities are able to fully participate in public meetings. Anyone planning to attend a meeting announced below who wishes to receive auxiliary aids, services, or accommodations should contact Ted Porter at (410) 260-4532. Visitors who are hard of hearing, deaf or speech-disabled and who use a TTY or text telephone can contact MHEC via Maryland Relay (Dial 7-1-1 or 800-735-2258).





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