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Dwaine Chesser

Rank/position: EMT-B+

Years of service: 3

Special certifications: CPR Instructor, IV, Haz-Mat

Why do you do what you do? To help my community and my co-workers at Twentymile Coal

What's something the community does not know about you?

I love to spend my free time with my wife and kids. I also enjoy the great outdoors.

John Freyling

Rank/position: EMT-B, EMT 1 (student)

Years of service: 2 1/2

Special certifications: First aid and CPR instructor, BTLS

Why do you do what you do?

To help the public in need. To give the community education on basic health and safety needs.

Christopher Herring

Rank/position: EMT-B+

Years of service: Since 2004

Special certifications:

Haz-Mat, I.V. CPR B+LS

Why do you do what you do?

I love the excitement and chance to help others.

What's something the community does not know about you?

My nickname is waterboy, and I am an Eagle Scout.

Joan Hillewaert

Rank/position: EMT-I

Years of service: 8

Special certifications:

EMT-I, ACLS, HAZMAT


Deb Lowe

Rank/position: EMT-Intermediate

Years of service: 9

Special certifications:

First aid and CPR 1, AEO instructor, HAZMAT operations level

Why do you do what you do? I like the challenge because every call is different. I like helping others and feeling as though I have made a difference no matter how small.

What's something the community does not know about you?

I like boating, camping and snowmachines

Josh Martinez

Rank/position: EMT-I

Years of service: 4

Special certifications:

HAZMAT operations, EMT-I, ACLS, F.F.1

Why do you do what you do? I enjoy helping people.

What's something the community does not know about you?

This is the second one of these I've done

Shannon Mayes

Rank/position: EMT-B+

Years of service: 3

Special certifications: I.V. HAZMAT

Why do you do what you do? I enjoy the challenges that come with the job.

What's something the community does not know about you?

I hate mornings.

Rachel Nicodemus

Rank/position: EMT-B+

Years of service: 4

Special certifications: CPR Instructor, IV

Why do you do what you do? I enjoy helping people and having the ability to help people when they are hurt or sick. No day is the same, and no call is the same. The friendship among other EMTs on the crew as well as fire department, Craig Police Department, Moffat County Sheriff's Office and state patrol.

What's something the community does not know about you?I'm taking the EMT-Intermediat class. I have my own house and a Harley Davidson.

Lynn Nichols

Rank/position: EMT-I

Years of service: 10

Special certifications: BTLS, ACLS, AMLS, PALS, Haz-Mat operations level

Why do you do what you do? It is where my life has been led.


Richard Nichols

Rank/position: NREMT-P

Years of service: 11

Special certifications: ALCS, EMT instructor, HAZMAT operations level

Why do you do what you do? Because it is challenging and fun taking care of people in a chaotic environment.

What's something the community does not know about you?

That I'm a cancer survivor

Jon Ossen D.O

Rank/position: Medical director

Years of service: 4

Special certifications: Doctor of osteopathic medicine

Why do you do what you do? I started my medical career as a paramedic and have always loved working in the field. It was a natural step for me to become the medical director due to my interest and experience.

Tom Soos

Rank/position: EMS director

Years of service: 29

Special certifications: Paramedic, national fire academy, executive fire officer

Why do you do what you do?

It's what I have always done.

What's something the community does not know about you?

We own Fjord horses

Krystal Voorhees

Name and rank/position: EMT-I student

Years of service: 2

Special certifications: IV certification, PEPP

Why do you do what you do? Everyday is different. I love knowing the people in need of help. There is something to learn everyday.

Ann Wagner

Rank/position: EMT-I

Years of service: 8



Not pictured:

Curtis Riley,

Alice Bertram,

Bill Johnston,

Charity Neal,

Mardi Anson,

Jimmy Kurz

K.C. Hume

J.J. McDaniel

Penny McCoy

Billie Sue Bradshaw

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