Participation Requirements


Active Participation in the RAC is defined as the following:

    A.   EMS Provider Agencies
  1. Will have representation at 75% of regularly scheduled General Assembly meetings held.
  2. Will be electronically downloading information into the Trauma Registry.
  3. Will have representation at 75% of EMS Operations Committee meetings.
  4. Will demonstrate participation in at least one RAC sanctioned prevention or community outreach activity annually and submit documentation of such.
  5. Will submit data and reports as requested by the CTRAC and attend any EMS Operations committee meetings when agency has a referral on the agenda.
  6. Will participate in one disaster preparedness drill per year.
  7. Will have Medical Director or designated physician participation at 75% of Medical Advisory Board Committee Meetings.
  8. Will pay annual CTRAC membership dues.
    B.   Hospital Members (Trauma & Acute Care Facilities)
  1. Will have representation at 75% of regularly scheduled General Assembly meetings held.
  2. Will have representation at 75% of Hospital Care & Management and Emergency Preparedness & Response Committee meetings.
  3. Will have Medical Director or designated physician participation at 75% of Medical Advisory Board Committee Meetings.
  4. Will demonstrate participation in at least one RAC sanctioned prevention or community outreach activity annually and submit documentation of such.
  5. Will be electronically downloading information into the Trauma Registry.
  6. Will attend any Hospital Care & Management and/or Emergency Preparedness & Response Committee meeting when the agency has a referral on the agenda.
  7. Will submit data and reports as requested by the CTRAC.
  8. Will participate in 75% of scheduled preparedness activities.
  9. In the event of emergency healthcare activations, will participate as required by the Health & Medical Annex of the County Emergency Operations Plans and/or the Health & Medical Appendix of the Regional Response Plan.
  10. Will pay annual CTRAC membership dues.
    C.   Hospital Members (Specialty Facilities)
  1. Will have representation at 75% of regularly scheduled General Assembly meetings held.
  2. Will have representation at 75% of Emergency Preparedness & Response Committee meetings.
  3. Will attend any Emergency Preparedness & Response Committee meeting when the agency has a referral on the agenda.
  4. Will submit data and reports as requested by the CTRAC.
  5. Will participate in 75% of scheduled preparedness activities.
  6. In the event of emergency healthcare activations, will participate as required by the Health & Medical Annex of the County Emergency Operations Plans and/or the Health & Medical Appendix of the Regional Response Plan.
  7. Will pay annual CTRAC membership dues.
    D.   Non-EMS/Hospital Entities
  1. Will have representation at 75% of General Assembly Meetings.
  2. Will participate in a minimum of one (1) standing committee and will have representation at 75% of the committee meetings.
  3. Will pay annual CTRAC membership dues.

  4.       This may be accomplished through committee Needs Assessments.
    E.   Each member entity will participate in an annual Regional Needs Assessment each year.
          This may be accomplished through committee Needs Assessments.
    F.   Each member entity that does not pay their annual dues to CTRAC may become ineligible to
          vote and ineligible to receive funds and/or resources from the CTRAC. An entity seeking such
          an exception must submit, in writing, a request for the exception and provide documentation
          to support the request.
    G.   Each member entity must meet the requirements of the CTRAC Bylaws to remain eligible to
          receive funds and/or resources from the CTRAC.
    H.   Exceptions to the above requirements may be considered by the Board on an individual basis.
          An entity seeking such an exception must submit, in writing, a request for the exception and
          provide documentation to support the request.