COTS Coalition Advisory Board

Officers

President
Gina Birko-Burris, MBA, CHEP, CHSP
Rural Hospitals Representative

Berger Health System

​​Vice President
Michael Gregory, MSOH, CSP      
Adult Trauma Center Representative
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center  
 
Secretary/Treasurer
Beth Wilson
Public Health Representative
Columbus Public Health

Members

 
Dan Bachmann, MD
Member at Large, Trauma Leader Representative
The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center

Kelsey Blackburn, CHEP
Southeast/Southeast Central Regional Coalition Coordinator, Non-Voting Member

Laura George, CHEP

Southeast/Southeast Central Region Emergency Management Specialist & Regional Coalition Coordinator, Non-Voting Member
Central Ohio Trauma System

Kara Cover, MPH
Regional Public Health Coordinator, Non-Voting Member
Franklin County Public Health

Robert Falcone, MD, FACS
Ex Officio
Columbus Medical Association and Affiliates

Joe Gregory
Pediatric Healthcare Facility Representative
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Mary Ann Janning
Medical Reserve Corp Volunteer Representative
Franklin County Public Health & Columbus Public Health

Jodi Keller, RN
Regional Healthcare Coordinator, Non-Voting Member
Central Ohio Trauma System

Sherri Kovach, MS, BSN, RN, EMT
Ex Officio
Central Ohio Trauma System

 

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Deputy Chief Kenneth Kuebler
Law Enforcement Representative
Columbus Division of Police

Terri LoPresti
COTS Regional Healthcare Emergency Preparedness (RHEP) Committee Co-Chair
Licking Memorial Hospital

Medard Lutmerding, MD, FACEP
COTS Regional Healthcare Emergency Preparedness (RHEP) Committee Co-Chair
Mount Carmel Health System

Lieutenant Matt Parrish
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Representative
Columbus Division of Fire

Melissa Rose, MEP
Regional Healthcare Coalition Coordinator, Non-Voting Member
Central Ohio Trauma System

Battalion Chief Kevin Sponaugle
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Representative
Plain Township Fire Department

Director Jeffrey J. Young
Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Representative
Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security

Open Seat
Urban Healthcare Facility Representative

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