Board of Directors

The CATRAC Board of Directors consists of 12 members and the CATRAC Executive Comittee consists of 5 members. The combined Board reviews and approves the budget, financial operations, agency operating policies, regional guidelines, and proposals recommended by the membership to improve trauma and acute care.
Board Position Name Affiliate Organization Term Date
Chair* Ben Oakley North Blanco County EMS Dec 2024
Vice Chair Prehospital* Josh Vandever Fayette County EMS Dec 2024
Vice Chair Hospital* Dr. Ira Wood, MD Cedar Park Regional Medical Center Dec 2024
Secretary* Adam Johnson Travis County STAR Flight Dec 2022
Treasurer* Mike Knipstein Williamson County EMS Dec 2023
Travis Co. Rep. John Hamilton Travis County STAR Flight Dec 2024
San Saba / Llano Co. Rep. Wes Alexander Hamilton EMS Dec 2023
Burnett / Williamson Co. Rep. Terri Thompson Air Evac EMS Dec 2022
Hays / Blanco Co. Rep. Ken Strange Wimberley EMS Dec 2024
Caldwell / Bastrop Co. Rep. James "Scooter" Green Bastrop Co. First Responders Dec 2023
Lee / Fayette Co. Rep. Rodney Mersiovsky B&M Ambulance Service Dec 2022
Ascension Seton Dr. Samson Jesudass, MD Ascension Healthcare Dec 2024
HCA St. David's Dr. Ken Mitchell, MD HCA St. David's Healthcare Dec 2023
Baylor Scott & White Dr. Robin "Rob" Watson, MD Baylor Scott & White Healthcare Dec 2022
Independent Hospitals Thomas McKinney CHRISTUS - Santa Rosa Dec 2024
Air Medical Providers Lynn Lail, RN CareFlite Dec 2023
HPP Coalition Chair Dr. Taylor Ratcliff, MD Baylor Scott & White - Temple Dec 2022
*Executive Committee Members

Executive Board & General Membership Meeting Minutes