Chad is the B-Shift Captain and has been a paramedic with UPRHSD since 2002. Chad started his EMS career in Missouri in 1996 with Pulaski County Ambulance District as an EMT and moved to Colorado in 2000. Chad has worked for AMR Colorado Springs as a Paramedic, Field Training Officer and Paramedic Preceptor. Chad joined UPRHSD as a full time Paramedic in 2007 and currently serves as the vehicle maintenance coordinator and disaster preparedness coordinator. Chad has most recently been awarded the Plains to Peaks RETAC Career ALS Provider of the Year as well as the 2015 Colorado State Paramedic of the Year.