Emergency Medical Services

EMS Department Office:
(970) 339-6397

See the contact page
for information on who
to contact for each
EMS area

Gainful Employment Program Disclosures


Emergency Medical Services Faculty:

Cindy Allee
Professor, Medical Assisting
(970) 339-6540

For questions regarding medical assisting or phlebotomy contact Cindy.

Nick Betz
Program Coordinator, EMS
(970) 339-6696

Nick started with Aims in May of 2011. He received his bachelor's degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Northern Colorado and has been an EMT since 2005. He is also a current Aims student in the paramedic program and plans to graduate in Summer 2014. Nick has also been a part-time firefighter since 2008.

Nick coordinates classes, curriculum, instructors, equipment and supplies for the EMS department and works on special assignments.

For questions regarding First Responder Courses contact Nick.

Paul LaFleur
CME Coordinator, EMT-P
(970) 339-6693

Contact Paul for your questions regarding recertification or refreshers.

Customized agency training programs are available as well as rental of our simulation studios.

Kristie Skala
Paramedic Director
(970) 339-6582

Kristie is a proud Aims Community College graduate. She received her paramedic training from the Health One Paramedic program.

Kristie earned her BA and MA from UNC. She has many years of experience in EMS.

For questions regarding EMS Degrees, Paramedic, EMT, EKG or IV certification please contact Kristie.

Joanne Stracker
CPR Coordinator
(970) 339-6685

For questions regarding CPR certification and renewal, contact Joanne.

Stacey Tekansik
Staff Specialist
(970) 339-6397

For questions involving prerequisites or program information, contact Stacey.