Dennis W. Ashley, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.M.
Chair, Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission
Milford B. Hatcher Professor
Chair Department of Surgery
Mercer University School of Medicine
Director of Trauma and Critical Care
Medical Center, Navicent Health
- In 2007 by Governor as Chair to 2-year.
- In 2009 reappointed by Governor for 4-year term expired in 2013.
- In 2013, reappointed by Governor as Chair to 4-year term expires 2017.
- Reappointed in 2018 for 4-year term.
James L Adkins, Jr. EMS Director SouthStar EMS
Appointment in 2020 for a 4-year term by the Governor, new term expires in 2024.
Victor L. Drawdy
- NRP Program Director, Air Evac Lifeteam
- Appointment: In 2014 by the Governor as EMS representative on Commission to complete open 4-year term expires in 2015.
- In 2015, reappointed by Governor to a 4-year term; expires 2019.
- In 2020, reappointed by Governor to a 4-year term; expires 2024.
John C. Bleacher, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.S.
Chief, General Pediatric Surgery Medical Director, Trauma Services Practice Director, Children’s Physician Group-Pediatric Surgery at Scottish Rite at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
- Appointment: In 2015 by the House Speaker to 4-year term expires in 2020.
- In 2021, reappointed by Governor to a 4-year term; expires 2024.
James R. Dunne, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Vice-Chair, Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission
Chief of Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
Memorial University Medical Center
Appointment: In 2015 by Lieutenant Governor to 4-year term expires 2019. Reappointed by Lieutenant Governor for a 4-year term expires 2023.
Regina S. Medeiros, DNP, MHSA, RN
Secretary/Treasurer, Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission
Appointment: In 2018 by Governor to 4-year term expires 2021.
EMS Director, Emanuel Medical Center
Appointment: Reappointed in 2017 for an additional 4-year term by the House Speaker, new term expires in 2021.
James “ J.” Smith, M.D., F.A.C.E.P.
- Emergency Department Medical Director
- Northside Gwinnett & Envision Physician Services
- Appointed in 2018 by Lieutenant Governor to 4-year term expires 2022
Michelle Wallace DNP,RN,FACHE
Appointment in 2020 for a 3-year term by the House Speaker, new term expires in 2023.
Commission Members Emeriti
- Robert S. Cowles III, M.D. 2011-2020
Fred Mullins, M.D., F.A.C.S. 2011-2020
Jeffrey M. Nicholas, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.S. 2013-2017
Kurt Stuenkel 2007 – 2013 Charter Member
Kelli Vaughn 2007 – 2011 Charter Member
Mark Baker 2013 – 2017
Leon L. Haley, MD 2007 – 2013 Charter Member
Rich Bias 2009 – 2011
Linda Cole 2007 – 2015 Charter Member
Joe Sam Robinson, MD 2007 – 2011 Charter Member
Ben Hinson 2007 – 2013 Charter Member
Elaine Frantz 2011 – 2015
William T. Moore 2007 – 2013 Charter Member
Rhonda Medows, MD 2007 – 2009 Charter Member