January Board Meeting


January 24, 2024

9:00 AM – 11:30 AM

In-Person INFO

Roaring Fork Fire Rescue Authority

Station 41

20 School ST

Basalt, CO 81621




Meeting ID: 972 0513 1130

Passcode: CMRETAC


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EMTS Grant Cycle

Provider and System Improvement Grants

You can access the recording from the grant workshop (HERE) for those applying for EMTS Funding during the grant cycle that closes on February 15, 2024.

You can click here for more information on provider and system improvement grants. https://cdphe.colorado.gov/emergency-care/funding/apply-for-ems-and-trauma-grants

Regional Grant Hearings

March 27, 2024

Location/Time TBD

In Person & Virtual

Important Dates for the Grant Cycle

January 1-30:

Educational grant workshops held (Recording Available HERE)

February 8:

Pre-application deadline

February 15:

Provider and system improvement grant application period closes

February 23:

Financial waiver review session

March - April:

Regional grant reviews are conducted (March 27, 2024)

May 9 and 10:

SEMTAC grant review sessions

June 30:

Public notice of grant awards announced


Regional Medical Direction Conference &

Western Slope Trauma Nurse Retreat

April, 30, 2024 &

May 1 &2, 2024

Homewood Suites

Dillon Colorado

Have ideas for topics or speakers? We'd love to hear them!

Please reach out to Sarah with your suggestions.


Injury Prevention Committee

Monday, February 19, 2024

10:00 AM




Meeting ID: 889 7938 4362

Passcode: cmretac

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Learn more at http://cmretac.org/injury-prevention

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Opportunities & Resources

Regional EMS Refresher 2024 

Feb. 5 - Feb. 16, 2024, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

More information or questions contact John Gentzel or call 719-365-2004.

Western Colorado Pediatric Preparedness Seminar 

Mar. 14 - Mar. 15, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

More information, click here. Questions, contact Nicolena Mitchell.

COPPER Program Technical Assistance

Mar. 14, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

More information, click here. Questions, contact Nicolena Mitchell.

Intermountain Health Front Range Trauma Conference

Mar. 14, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

More information, click here. Questions, contact Grace Greathouse or call 303-689-4623.

Austere Emergency Care

May 7 - May 10, 2024, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

More information or questions contact Kyle Green or call 719-283-1566.

50th Anniversary of the Rocky Mountain Trauma &

Emergency Medicine Conference 

Jun. 17 - Jun. 20, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

More information click here. Questions, contact Carley Hill.

Colorado Whole Blood Coalition

To further engage with the ongoing efforts and stay informed about the latest updates and meetings, sign up for the Colorado Whole Blood Coalition's mailing list.



CREATE assists private and public organizations in improving and expanding the emergency medical and trauma system in Colorado.



Contact Sarah with questions

Path4EMS Program

A free and confidential mental health and wellness resource for Colorado’s EMS professionals. To request services or for more information click here.

Mental Health Resources

Visit http://cmretac.org/mental-health-resources for a complete list
of mental health resources for providers.
Please direct any additional opportunities to:

Executive Board

Josh Hadley, Chair

Chaffee County EMS Director



Gabe Muething, Vice-Chair

Chief of Emergency Medical Services - Aspen Ambulance District



Richard Cornelius, Treasurer

Deputy Fire Chief - Roaring Fork Fire Rescue



Medical Director

Clark Samuel Smith MD, Maj, USAFR, MC

Regional Medical Director, Central Mountains RETAC

Team Lead, Critical Care Air Transport, 932 MDS

St Anthony Hospital | USACS South



Upcoming Meetings

CMRETAC Board Meetings Click Here

January 24, 2024 - Basalt

March 27, 2024 - TBD

May 22, 2024 - TBD

July 24, 2024 - TBD

September 25, 2024 - TBD

November 20, 2024 - TBD

CMRETAC Injury Prevention Committee Click Here

February 19, 2024

April 15, 2024

June 17, 2024

Statewide Quarterly RETAC Forums Click Here

SEMTAC Click Here

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