Grand County announces top EMS chief candidates |

Grand County announces top EMS chief candidates

Sky-Hi News staff report

The list of professionals being considered for the Grand County Emergency Medical Services chief position is down to three candidates.

You can meet them at a Community Meet and Greet from 5:30–7 p.m. Tuesday at Granby Town Hall. Formal interviews will be held the next day with a panel of representatives from the county and other agencies that work closely with the EMS chief.

Robert Good has 30 years experience in EMS including several years as an operations supervisor for American Medical Response in Colorado Springs. Good is a licensed paramedic with experience as a rescue flight paramedic and firefighter. In December, Good took on the position of EMS captain for Grand County EMS, overseeing daily EMS operations including 911 response and inter-facility transfers.

Debra Hopgood has 20 years of experience in EMS including designing, implementing and leading the EMS system in Boulder. She is a certified paramedic, and is currently the EMS coordinator for Boulder Community Health. Prior to that she worked for the Boulder Police Department, and held several positions with American Medical Response.

Jeanne Power has 28 years’ experience as an EMS provider. Originally from Steamboat Springs, Power has served throughout Colorado as an EMT, firefighter, paramedic, flight paramedic, EMS trailing officer, lieutenant, captain and ambulance service director. She has experience in administration, training coordination, grants, budgeting and communication. She is currently an EMS captain for Grand County EMS and lives in Granby.

Allen Pulliam will continue to serve as the acting EMS chief until a permanent chief is selected.

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