Northeast Arkansas Trauma Regional Advisory Council 

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Northeast Arkansas Trauma Regional Advisory Council (NEATRAC)

Counties:  Randolph, Clay, Lawrence, Greene, Craighead, Mississippi, Poinsett, Cross, Crittenden, St. Francis, Lee, Prairie, Monroe, Phillips

Membership - NEATRAC shall include and coordinate with all agencies that are associated with trauma services in the northeast region of Arkansas to assure that trauma system requirements are met, appropriate input is gathered relating to current issues, and the NEATRAC mission is accomplished. Entities eligible for membership in NEATRAC must be an Arkansas licensed or certified health care agency.

Mission - NEATRAC exists to reduce and prevent traumatic injury and death; to educate the public regarding injury prevention and the trauma system; and to promote high quality, efficient trauma and rehabilitation services throughout our region and the state of Arkansas. Through standardization of care, data collection, peer review, and needs assessment, NEATRAC shall create and implement an improvement process which works to improve the outcome for trauma patients and to improve the performance of member agencies.

Meeting Schedule: In In 2013, the NEATRAC meets the months of January, March, May, July, September and November.* The meeting will take place on the first Wednesday of the month from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. The location will be announced one month prior to the meeting date.

*The TRAC meeting dates and times may vary, so please verify the meeting information by clicking the Trauma Calendar link.

Executive Board Members
Chairman – Jamie Carter
Vice-Chairman – Brett Kinman
Secretary/Treasurer – Kathy Blackman


State Contact Information
Arkansas Department of Health, Trauma Nurse Coordinator, (501) 661-2017
Trauma Nurse Coordinators Contact Information
TRAC Contact Information
Kathy Blackman, Secretary/Treasurer, (870) 972-4257,
Paula Lewis, PI Chairman, (870) 892-6169,