Meet our State Partnership program managers

  • Published April 29, 2022
EMSC State Partnership Program Managers

Nevada – Douglas G. Oxborrow

Doug currently serves as a Program Officer with the State of Nevada Department of Health and Human Services and began serving as the EMSC Program Manager for Nevada in February of 2022. With a diverse background in business and technology, Doug brings over 10 years of computer software and database design experience with him. He has managed projects from conception to functional product.  After the sale of his company, Doug began a career in law enforcement and spent 5 years as a Deputy Sheriff in Texas, between the border of Mexico and Houston.  Doug is a proud fifth generation Nevadan, and since his recent return looks forward to working with the Department of Health and Human Services in his new role.

Colorado – Nicolena Mitchell

Nicolena began her role as the Colorado EMS for Children Program Manager in January of 2022. She brings 19 years of EMS experience with her, starting out as a​ volunteer firefighter and EMT before advancing to Paramedic and eventually Chief Paramedic with Clear Creek County EMS. ​In addition to her experience with ambulance-based EMS, Nicolena has worked as a wildland firefighter, ski patrol paramedic, and EMS educator. Along with her leadership skills and experience, she is also an educator and currently serves as ​​a life support instructor with ​Children’s Hospital Colorado. She is the International Association of EMS Chiefs representative to the PECC Workforce Development Collaborative (PWDC) and is involved with various outreach and engagement projects in Colorado.

Utah – Jared Wright

Jared is a Paramedic and the EMSC Program Manager for the State of Utah.  Jared’s passion for pediatric emergency medical care stems from many years of 911 response to his local community. He is excited to be in a position to contribute to the reduction of morbidity and mortality of Utah’s pediatric population.

Visit the Program Resources webpage to find the 2022 activities timeline and resources available to support State Partnership program managers.