Contact Information

Program Information

If you plan to pursue a career in Outdoor and Emergency Services please contact the appropriate faculty member below, or contact Advising at 303.914.6275 or

Outdoor and Emergency Services Department


Ayelet Zur-Nayberg, M.A., MBA
Dean of Instruction (link sends e-mail)
303.914.6400 (email is the preferred contact method)


Dr. Sally Cirincione, PhD
Assistant Professor, OUT, PED, PRA & REC
Department Chair, Outdoor Education

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John Padgett
Assistant Professor, FST/EMP
Department Chair, Fire Science Technology
303.914.6791 (email is the preferred contact method)


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Robert Thomas
Director, Law Enforcement Academy

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Robert Vroman, M.Ed., BSNRP
Professor, EMS
Department Chair, Emergency Medical Science
303.914.6552 (email is the preferred contact method)

Lauren Badger
Academic Advisor
303.914.6908 (email is the preferred contact method)


About Red Rocks Community College: We are a two-year college with two beautiful campuses located in Lakewood and Arvada. With the help of our supportive learning community of faculty and staff, we offer flexible online, weekend, self-paced, accelerated and traditional classes that transfer easily to any four-year college in Colorado. RRCC is a community college that provides degrees and certificates for new or returning students, and concurrent enrollment for high school students since 1969.