Karen Fedrizzi


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

Administrative Assistant

Laura (Lorri) Duncan was named Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chiefs in September of 2019. 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.

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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