County announces final EMS chief candidates | Meet and Greet Feb. 4

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The list of professionals being considered for the Grand County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Chief position is down to three top candidates. You can meet them at a ‘Community Meet and Greet’ event on Tuesday, February 4, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at the Granby Town Hall. Each candidate will share a little bit about their background, then be available for questions and to chat with folks who attend. 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 of experience in EMS including the last several years as an Operations Supervisor for American Medical Response in Colorado Springs, CO. Good is a licensed paramedic with many years’ experience as a rescue flight paramedic and firefighter. In December 2019, Good took on the position of EMS Captain for Grand County EMS, overseeing daily EMS operations including 911 response and inter-facility transfers. He and his wife recently relocated to Grand Lake.

Debra Hopgood has 20 years of experience in EMS including designing, implementing, and leading the EMS system in Boulder, CO. 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. To learn more about Grand County EMS, please visit https://www.co.grand.co.us/.

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