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.

2020 Meetings
September 22
October 27
November 17
December 22
2021 Meetings
January 26
February 16
March 30
April 20
May 25
June 29
July 27
August 24
September 28
October 26
November 16
December 21


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.