Functional Groups serve to elevate the standard of emergency medical service (EMS) for the Central Region of Arizona. They provide the opportunity for EMS professionals and interested others to work together to develop programs and/or resolve problems in the areas of Prevention, Planning, Patient Management, Trauma, and EMS Systems.

Functional Group meetings are open to interested EMS professionals as well as the general public. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of every odd month commencing at 10:00 am. Functional Group membership is voluntary and includes voting members and guests. The current Meeting Schedule is listed below.

2020 Meeting Schedule

January 15

March 18

May 20

July 15

September 16

November 18

Meeting Time:

10:00am - 1:00pm


Due to the Coronavirus, the Functional Group Meeting on March 18th has been changed to a conference call. We will not be meeting in person.

The Functional Group Conference Call will begin at Noon.
Instructions are on the Agenda - Click Here.

The Categorization Committee Meeting - Conference Call will be held at 11:00 am. Use the same instructions found on the Functional Group Agenda - Click Here.

NOTE: Due to cirumstances beyond our control, location changes may be necessary and at short notice. This page will be updated with all changes. Please check day of meeting to ensure the correct location. Thank you.