CSFA Emergency Medical Services Committee

Committee Co-Chairperson:

Scott Clough, Sacramento Metro FD (retired)

Committee Co-Chairperson:

Ray Casillas, Huntington Beach FD

CSFA Board Liaison
David Frelinger, LAFD


The purpose of the CSFA EMS Committee is to manage all prehospital care and EMS-related issues in support and advancement of the CSFA mission.


1. Advocacy, Reactive - Evaluate proposed legislation and regulations affecting the EMS system and public health/safety, and provide guidance to the Board regarding CSFA's official position action plan.

2. Advocacy, Proactive - Identify aspects of the EMS system and public health/safety warranting improvement, and make recommendations to the Board regarding appropriate action.

3. Education - Provide firefighters education and training opportunities to enhance their prehospital care cognitive, psychomotor, and affective skills.


Download the annual committee report

EMS Links:

California Emergency Medical Services Authority

American Heart Association

American Red Cross

Tactical EMS (TEMS)
Strategies to Enhance Survival in Active Shooter and Intentional Mass Casualty Events: A Compendium