Bay Area Youth EMT Program
 Opportunities for Success
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Wellington Jackson, Executive Director
Retired ACFD Firefighter

*Maria Barcena, Assistant Director

Sean Gascié, Fire Academy Director
Retired Oakland FD Battalion Chief

BAY EMT Staff, Clinical Coordinator
Staff Member

Jason Bivens, Board member
San Jose FD Captain

*Philip Wright, Board member
Medical school 

*Todd Nagel, Skills Instructor Coordinator
Oakland FD Firefighter

*Eric Lanier, CPR Coordinator
Alameda Co. FD Engineer

*Taylor Richard, Administrative Assistant
Alameda County FD Dept. Aide

*Qian Chen, Records Officer

*Samantha Soto, Special Event Coordinator

Aisha Knowles, Program Liaison
Fremont FD Community Outreach

Karen CoxProgram Liaison
Oakland FD Public Education Coordinator

EMS and fire professionals interested in participating are encouraged to contact the program directors.

BAY EMT Instructors
*Alberto Mahani - Oakland FD Firefighter

Andrew Malek-Zadeh - ACFD Reserve

Arianna Isolani - BAY EMT alumni

*Elisa Sconza - Oakland Zoo EMT

*Francis Fernandez - Alameda Co. FD Firefighter

Ben Haslam - BAY EMT alumni

*Jack Austin - Contra Costa Co. FD Firefighter

James Hodell - ACFD Reserve

Johnny Gullett - BAY EMT alumni

Joselito Barcena - BAY EMT alumni

Joshua Montez - BAY EMT alumni

*Nadja Havenhill - Alameda Co. FD Firefighter

Nathan Hausel - San Francisco FD, Paramedic

*Nicholas Kinney - Oakland FD Firefighter

Nicole Holder - BAY EMT alumni

*Paul Mason - Oakland FD Firefighter

*Victoria Thompson - United Ambulance

                                                   * BAY EMT Alumni
"What stands out the most to me was the feeling that the instructors really cared about the students."

                                                       – 2006 Student

BAY EMT Sponsors
"These programs are necessary especially in a place like this – you have people going through poverty, so much violence on the streets... get your mind off all the negativity. They teach you something you can use to make your community better and the world better."

                                               – 2014 Student

BAY EMT is approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 and Division 7.5 of title 5 of the California code of Regulations. (888) 370-7589