Upper Colorado River Interagency Dispatch
2774 Landing View Lane
Grand Junction, CO 81506
Dispatch Center Manager - Don Scronek
Assistant Dispatch Center Manager - Tracy Fifarek
Lead Aircraft Dispatcher –Tim Filippone
Lead Initial Attack Dispatcher –Heather Larronde
Intelligence/Logistics - Lindsey Caratinni
Seasonal Dispatcher (Intelligence/Logistcs) – Lily Konantz
Seasonal Dispatcher – Vacant
Fire Mitigation/Education - Doug Paul
UCR Administrative/Budget - Liz Turner
Administrative Assistant - Courtney Baldwin
Our vision is to build and maintain an Interagency Dispatch organization
that will provide effective and proficient needs to the fire
and aviation management personnel.
The Grand Junction Air Center (GJAC) dispatch office is a professional
and dedicated organization. Individuals will pursue and maintain
the highest level of ethics and discipline.
The GJAC dispatch office instills a safe, efficient and effective
fire and aviation management office to support the ground firefighters.
Our office provides a team of 10 professional and dedicated
dispatchers. The office is staffed for effective achievement
of the objectives
and direction for the responsible parties we serve on the Upper
Colorado River (UCR) Fire Management Unit and throughout the
fire community. We will make a positive commitment to have
effective communication, cooperation and coordination with
resources coming to the UCR.
The GJAC dispatch office is committed to teamwork, developmental
leadership skills, constructive criticism and showing a passion
for their work. Our team is a professional and dynamic work
force who will treat each other with respect and integrity.
will be evaluated on effective and quality communications,
supervision, and teamwork throughout the seasons.
Each and every individual and position is important in this
office. Equal treatment is a right; discrimination and harassment
not tolerated and immediate resolution should be expected.
The GJAC dispatch office epitomizes the interagency community,
promote diversity, and represent a broad range of experience
- GJAC is committed to provide safe, efficient, and effective
direction during all phases of daily operations.
- GJAC is committed to effective communications, coordination,
and cooperation within interagency organizations and
- GJAC is committed to providing a safe work environment,
free of harassment, and valuing diversity.
- GJAC will strive to build depth in our office by providing
training opportunities when appropriate.
- GJAC will strive to achieve a high level of competence while
working on incidents in accordance with safe and appropriate
actions from mobilization through demobilization.