Novella Land

Payroll Specialist

Novella Land began her ACFR career journey as Payroll and Accounting on July 26 th 2021. Novella is very familiar with Adams County as she grew up in the Northglenn area as well as the Arvada area and graduated from Pomona High School. Following graduation, she joined Shamrock Foods Company where she worked in the Payroll/Accounting field for twenty-two years. She’s very excited to further her career with ACFR and finds it very rewarding to be able to give back to her hometown.

Julie Browman

Public Information Officer

Julie Browman was named PIO on July 16, 2019. She previously worked for Altitude Sports & Entertainment, KOA Radio,and KGTV in San Diego. During her previous career, she was the sideline reporter for the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets, as well as hosting “Colorado’s First Responders.” Julie is a native of Colorado and grew up in Evergreen. She received her Bachelors of Journalism at the University of Kansas.

Gayla Carpenter


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.

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