News Release: Graphic reads 'County Seeks Community-Minded Volunteers for Emergency Services Authority

July 1, 2020 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners seeks community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Emergency Services Authority. Applications for the open positions are due by July 17, 2020.

The Emergency Services Authority is currently seeking one member who is a Colorado Springs resident and either a current or previously employed Certified EMT or Paramedic.

The Emergency Services Authority (ESA) serves to provide ambulance service and other related emergency medical services. Its overall objective is to provide an available, coordinated, and quality emergency medical service through the establishment of an emergency services system, consisting of treatment, transportation, communication, and illnesses. It coordinates with state and other local governmental entities for the purpose of interfacing with an overall state system providing maximally effective emergency services.

The ESA is comprised of 8 members (Directors). Alternate Representatives are not included in this count. Their respective bodies shall appoint the Representatives and Alternate Representatives from the Fountain City Council, Board of El Paso County Commissioners (BoCC), and Pikes Peak Fire Chiefs Forum. The Fire Chiefs Forum appointees are subject to the approval of the BoCC and Fountain City Council. The County Commissioner Representative and Elected Official Representative from Fountain serve at the discretion of their respective bodies. Other Directors of the ESA serve at the discretion of the BoCC and Fountain City Council.

Meetings are held on the third Monday of every other month at 3:00 pm at the Pikes Peak Regional Development Center, 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs, CO.

The volunteer application is located at

It can be accessed by clicking on the “Volunteer Boards” link.

Send completed applications to:

Board of El Paso County Commissioners

Attn: Ingrid Mobley

200 S. Cascade Ave., Suite 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208

For questions, please contact Ted Sayer, liaison to the Emergency Services Authority (ESA), at 719-520-7654. Applications may also be faxed to 719-520-6397 or emailed to