LCCC EMS PROGRAM HOLDS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING-The Luzerne County Community College Emergency Medical Services department recently held an advisory board meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss progress and upcoming accreditation for the College’s paramedic and EMT programs. The committee also discussed the paramedic program’s clinical rotations as well as the recent 100% successful pass rate for the fall 2012 Emergency Medical Tech Practical Examination. Shown at the advisory board meeting are, front from left: Ted Kross, director, Wilkes-Barre Health Department; Jay Delaney, fire chief, Wilkes-Barre Fire Dept.; Sandra Rochon, Mountain Top, clinical nurse specialist, WBGH; Dr. Deborah Vilegi-Peters, MountainTop, dean, nursing and health sciences, LCCC; Mark Ercolani, director, EMS, LCCC; Lisa Sheckler, assistant, EMS, LCCC; and Bunny Teberio, secretary, EMS, LCCC. Back: Angela Patla, operations manager, Plains Medic 2; Jeff Alu, operations manager, Plains Medic 2; Bob Roth, class coordinator, LCCC and Trans-Med; Stephen Fish, operations manager, Cottage Ambulance; Stanley Striefsky, education coordinator, EMS of NEPA; Carmen Passaniti, director of operations, Community Life Support; Bruce Beauvais, pre-hospital care coordinator, Lackawanna Ambulance; Jack Lasky, EMS coordinator, Geisinger Northeast; Wallace Boyle, Drums, assistant ALS coordinator, American Patient Transport Systems; Scott Seeherman, representative; Thomas Lewis, assistant clinical coordinator, paramedic program, and Darlene Murawski, clinical coordinator, paramedic program, LCCC.