STAC Applicant Review Committee – Minnesota Department of Health

State Trauma Advisory Council
Applicant Review Committee



The Applicant Review Committee (ARC) evaluates applications for trauma hospital designation and site visit reports before they are presented to the STAC.

Meeting Schedule

The Applicant Review Committee meets via teleconference. A meeting is canceled if there are no materials ready for review two weeks prior to the scheduled meeting date. Meetings of the Applicant Review Committee are closed to the public due to the sensitive nature of the material discussed.

2021 Meetings
January 26 Cancelled
February 16
March 30
April 20
May 25
June 29
July 27
August 24
September 28
October 26
November 16
December 21
2022 Meetings
January 18
February 15
March 22
April 19
May 24
June 28
July 26
August 23
September 27
October 25
November 22
December 20


Tami Bong, R.N.
Level 2 Trauma Program Manager
Kris Drevlow, D.O.
Level 4 Family Medicine Emergency Physician
Julie Gutzmer, M.D.
Rural General Surgeon
Maria Flor, R.N.
Level 4 Trauma Program Manager
Michael McGonigal, M.D.
Level 1 Trauma Surgeon
Thomas Pahl, PA-C
Rural Physician Assistant

If you have questions regarding the Applicant Review Committee, contact the designation coordinator.