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STAC: State Trauma Advisory Council Members

Apply to serve on STAC

To apply, please submit a completed STAC application, letter of interest, and resume or curriculum vitae (CV) to the DHS Trauma Team by April 5, 2023, at 4 p.m. While the DHS Trauma Program and current STAC members will review all applications, all appointments to STAC are made by the Secretary of the Department of Health Services.

For additional information, or to submit a question related to STAC, please contact the DHS Trauma Team.

Per Wis. Stat. § 15.197(25), the trauma advisory council (STAC) shall consist of the following members who have an interest and expertise in emergency medical services and who are appointed by the secretary of health services:

  • Four physicians who represent urban and rural areas
  • Two registered nurses, as defined in Wis. Stat. § 146.40(1)(f)
  • Two prehospital emergency medical services (EMS) providers, including one representative of a municipality 
  • Two representatives of a rural hospital
  • Two representatives of an urban hospital
  • One member of the emergency medical services board 

In appointing the members, the secretary of health services shall ensure that all geographic areas of the state are represented.

Council members

Name Representing Category Organization (Region) Trauma Center Classification
Chair Marshall Beckman, MD Physician who represents urban and rural areas Froedtert Menomonee Falls (Region 7) Level III
Vice-Chair Ann O'Rouke, MD Representative of an urban hospital University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (Region 5) Level I
Jennifer Roberts, MD Physician who represents urban and rural areas Marshfield Medical Center-Marshfield (Region 2) Level II
David Schultz, MD Physician who represents urban and rural areas ThedaCare Medical Center-Neenah (Region 6) Level II
Tom Derrig, MD Physician who represents urban and rural areas Advocate Aurora Health-Summit (Region 7) Level II
Gina Brandl, MSN Registered nurse Marshfield Medical Center-Marshfield (Region 2) Level II
Rebecca Ekenstedt, RN Registered nurse Cumberland Healthcare (Region 1) Level IV
Jason Selwitschka, CCEMT-P Prehospital EMS provider ThedaCare Medical Center (Region 6) Level II
Matthew Dykstra, EMTP Prehospital EMS provider City of Madison Fire Department (Region 5) n/a
Daniel Budreau, MD Representative of a rural hospital Aurora BayCare Medical Center (Region 3) Level II
Tammy Aspeslet, RN Representative of a rural hospital Gundersen Health System-La Crosse (Region 4) Level II
Kristin Braun, MSN Representative of an urban hospital Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (Region 7) Level I Pediatrics
Michael Clark, MD EMS board representative Aspirus Health Wausau, MedEvac (Region 2) Level II

For corrections to the listings available on this page, please contact the State Trauma Coordinator.

This content reflects the views and opinions of the advisory council. It may not reflect the official policy or position of DHS.

Last revised July 7, 2023