S-SV EMS Agency Information

The Sierra-Sacramento Valley Emergency Medical Services (S-SV EMS) Agency is a Joint Powers Agency (JPA) founded in 1975. The JPA Governing Board consists of a County Supervisor for each S-SV EMS member county. Pursuant to California Government Code (Section 6500, et seq.) and California Health & Safety Code (Section 1797.200), S-SV EMS serves as the designated local EMS agency (LEMSA) for the counties of Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Nevada, Placer, Shasta, Siskiyou, Sutter, Tehama, and Yuba. The S-SV EMS ten member counties have a combined population of approximately 1,300,000.

S-SV EMS is a government body, with legal responsibilities for planning, development, implementation and oversight of all EMS components within our 10 county jurisdiction, including:

  • EMS system design
  • Qualification, accreditation, authorization of all prehospital care personnel
  • Compliance with local and state EMS statutes and regulations

S-SV EMS Staff & JPA Board Member Information

S-SV EMS Staff

John Poland, Paramedic
Regional Executive Director

Troy M. Falck, MD, FACEP, FAAEM
Medical Director

Patrick Comstock, Paramedic
Deputy Director – Operations

Michelle Moss, Paramedic         Deputy Director – Specialty Programs/Clinical Quality Management

Amy Boryczko
Administrative Secretary/Financial Services Assistant

Trenton Quirk
EMS Specialist – Investigator

Shawn Joyce
EP Coordinator/EP Grant Coordinator

Whitney Sullivan
Certification Specialist

Brittany Pohley, Paramedic              EMS Specialist – Quality Management

Jeff McManus, Paramedic              EMS Specialist – Data Analyst

Kristy Harlan
EMS Specialist – Contracts Compliance Manager

Patti Carter, EMT

Jennifer Johnson

S-SV JPA Governing Board

Jim Holmes
Placer County Supervisor

Don Blaser
Yuba County Supervisor

Nick Micheli
Sutter County Supervisor

Susan Hoek
Nevada County Supervisor

Jose Merced Corona
Colusa County Supervisor

Bill Connelly
Butte County Supervisor

Tim Garman
Shasta County Supervisor

Matt Hansen
Tehama County Supervisor

Brandon Criss
Siskiyou County Supervisor

Grant Carmon
Glenn County Supervisor