Member Categories



Active Member. An Active Member of the Corporation shall be a private ground ambulance company in the State of California. A private ground ambulance company is defined as any person, partnership, or duly existing and qualified corporation conducting and operating a private ground ambulance business for profit or non-profit. Members owning more than one (1) company shall list all companies owned and the number of licensed vehicles of each company. The primary active membership shall be based on the company with the greatest number of licensed vehicles. Additional companies will be maintained in the records of the Association and listed in all official publications. Members may maintain active membership status on any additional companies listed for which they are willing to pay full active member dues. The Central Office must be notified of any changes in ownership or number of licensed vehicles within thirty (30) days. Only Active Members shall have the right to vote and hold office.



Associate Member. An Associate Member of this Corporation shall be a Volunteer Ground Ambulance Service; an Air Ambulance Service; a county or regional emergency medical services agency; or an ambulance service which operates wholly outside of California. Associate Members shall not be entitled to hold office or vote.



Non-Emergency Member. A Non-Emergency Member of this Association shall be a ground ambulance service that is certified or authorized by the County EMS Agency and provides and bills for only non-emergency ground ambulance transport services except when emergency transport is required due to disaster, mass casualty or mutual aid request. Non-emergency members shall not be entitled to vote or hold office.



Commercial Member. A Commercial Member of this Corporation shall be any person, partnership or duly existing and qualified corporation, manufacturing, renting, selling equipment or providing services used by private professional ambulance providers. Commercial Members shall not be entitled to hold office or vote.



Public Agency Member. A Public Agency Member of this Corporation shall be a ground ambulance service owned and operated by a government entity. Public Agency Members shall not be entitled to vote or hold office.