Karen Fedrizzi was named Administrative Professional on March 9, 2009. She started with ACFR as a volunteer in September 2007. She was raised in Des Moines, Iowa and moved to Denver in 1961. Fedrizzi was with Tri-State Generation and Transmission in the payroll department for 28 years before retiring. She started at ACFR as a volunteer and was happy to become a permanent part-time employee with the ACFR family. In her free time, she likes to play golf in several summer leagues and spend time with friends. Fedrizzi has one adult son.
Laura (Lorri) Duncan was named Administrative Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Operations on July 16, 2018. She grew up in Edgewater, Colo. and attended Jefferson High School. After earning her Associate Certificate in Civil Drafting from Denver Institute of Technology, she began to work with Texaco as a manual draftsman. She then transferred to New York, then Houston, working in various positions within the company after Texaco merged with Chevron. In 2015, after the oil industry took another downturn, she decided to move back to Colorado to be closer to family and loved ones. Duncan is very excited about joining ACFR and looks forward to working with the team and helping to serve the community.
Executive Assistant to the Fire Chief
Sandy Danne joined Adams County Fire Rescue on Jan. 1, 2010. She is the Executive Administrative Assistant to the Chief. She grew up in the ACFR area and attended school in the Mapleton School District. Danne spent 29 years in the newspaper business, where she worked as Promotions and Marketing Director for both Denver newspapers. In 2009, when Denver turned into a one-newspaper town and newspapers became a thing of the past, she left the newspaper industry and joined ACFR. “Working for ACFR has been a wonderful and rewarding experience, to be part of an organization that helps people in the community," she said. "It’s also felt like I’ve returned home after being away from the community for more than 25 years.”
Garry Aranda was named Fleet Manager on June, 1, 2015. He's been with ACFR since June 8, 1987. He’s originally from El Paso, Texas but moved to the Colorado area when he was 8 years old. Aranda has 31 years of experience in fleet service and maintenance and holds ASE master and EVT certifications in various areas. He loves supporting line personnel with their apparatus needs and is proud to be associated with an organization with the excellence of Adams County Fire Rescue.
Alan Gosselin, a Fleet Technician, joined the AFCR family in March 2017. He is a United States Air Force veteran who served as an Aircraft Technician and an Electronics Specialist in serval parts of the world. He holds ASE and EVT certifications and is highly motivated to Master both. Gosselin is dedicated to maintaining all apparatus to support line personnel and the needs of the community that Adams County Fire Rescue serves.
Aaron Marquez was named IT Manager on Nov. 16, 2016. He previously worked for the City of Federal Heights, Federal Heights Police Department and Federal Heights Fire Department as the Network Administrator for six years. He has worked in the IT field for the last 14 years. He is from the Westminster area and is a graduate of Westminster High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts and associate degrees from Westwood College.
Gayla Carpenter was named Administrative Professional on Oct. 1, 2016. She was raised in the ACFR area and attended school in the Mapleton school district. She spent 20 years working with Adams School District 12, instructing and guiding young adults with disabilities towards independency. This could be cooking, cleaning, budgeting, and street and transportation safety. Feeling ready for a change, she joined ACFR. She loves the family atmosphere and is proud to be associated with an organization with the excellence of Adams County Fire Rescue.