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

*Maria Barcena, Assistant Director
Royal Ambulance EMT

Sean Gascié, Fire Academy Director
Oakland FD Captain

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 Firefighter

*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
*Arianna Isolani - Mountain View FD Firefighter

Cedric Bowser - BAY EMT alumni

*Chevalier Riley - Oakland FD Firefighter

Denairo Johnson - BAY EMT alumni

*Elisa Sconza - Oakland Zoo EMT

*Francis Fernandez - Alameda Co. FD Firefighter

*Jack Austin - Contra Costa Co. FD Firefighter

*Jawuan Harvey - Falk Ambulance, EMT

Jen Chan - BAY EMT alumni

Jeremy Summers - BAY EMT alumni

Johnny Gullett - BAY EMT alumni

Joselito Barcena - BAY EMT alumni

Mirthica Suganthan - BAY EMT alumni

*Nadja Havenhill - Alameda Co. FD Firefighter

Nathan Hausel - Falk Ambulance, Paramedic

*Nicholas Kinney - Oakland FD Firefighter

*Paul Mason - Oakland FD Firefighter

*Rajiv Coburn - Falk Ambulance, Paramedic

Randell Lewis - BAY EMT alumni

Taylor Richard - BAY EMT alumni

*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