Sharon has spent more than twenty years as a Nationally registered Paramedic. Her frontier beginnings were in “wilderness” medicine, in Wyoming, where assistance is difficult to access. This is where she gained skill and confidence to successfully overcome obstacles to patient care. Sharon is a National EMS trainer, with Advanced Cardiac Life Support, a educator of Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support, Advanced Medical Life Support educator and a Pediatric Education for Pre-Hospital Provider. She is a current instructor of record at AIMS Community College, Estes Park Medical Center, UC Health and has trained and lectured in multiple states. Sharon has been a senior and respected Paramedical Care Provider for a Major Hospital System in Colorado in urban medicine. Sharon is a contributor to Dr. Jack Digliani’s efforts for the inclusion of EMS personnel into the State of Colorado’s progressive law to provide a safety net for these vital First Responders in Emergency Medical Services, (EMS). Sharon also collaborated with Dr Digliani on his EMS Peer Support Manual in 2017. She is currently serving as Secretary for EMSAC for the State of Colorado. She is currently working on enhancements of her medical practice to assist First Responders and other patients to be stabilized in residence to enhance emotional comfort, protection and safety. Sharon is a valuable Peer Support Paramedic, and one of FRTC’s driving Northern Colorado forces to bring all Northern Colorado agencies into the, “One Team One Mission”, concept. She is excited to assist in the creation of this vital service to her 911 care continuum partners. FRTC, is proud to have this “Culturally Competent”, resource as an example of cooperation and care.