About Us

About Us

Jodie Chinn-Executive Director

Jodie Chinn, RPL ENP
Executive Director
Office: (970) 641-8261

                                                                             Gunnison Regional 911 Communications Center
Located in Gunnison Colorado, the Gunnison 911 Center is the regional dispatch center that provides emergency communications services to all of Gunnison and Hinsdale Counties. 

  • Receives 9-1-1 and non-emergent telephone calls from the public
  • Determines the priority and scope of the request or situation
  • Dispatches the appropriate law, fire, or EMS support

Gunnison 911’s operation is made possible through the work of 10 Emergency Communications Specialists and 2 Communications Supervisors. Our greatest asset, our people, work 24/7/365 as the first first responders to the community.

All Emergency Communications Specialists are nationally certified in Emergency Medical Dispatch. We can provide medical care instructions, from basic first aid to CPR, until appropriate responders can arrive. 

Agencies we work with:

Law Enforcement: 
     GPD       GSO     MTPD      CBMO     HSO  NPS


Other agencies:
Other user agencies include Gunnison County OEM, Western Colorado University,  GCEA, GVH, City of Gunnison, Gunnison/CB Regional Airport, and Gunnison School District. We pride ourselves on our service to these agencies and the community. 

Staff Directory
First Name Last Name Profession Email
Jodie Chinn Executive Director jchinn@gunnisonco.gov
Jessica Isham Communications Supervisor jisham@gunnisonco.gov
Whitney Bergman Communications Supervisor wbergman@gunnisonco.gov

Welcome to Gunnison

Gunnison is a small mountain community on the western slope of Colorado with a population of approximately 6,560 full time residents. The population increases annually with the influx of tourism and Western Colorado University students numbering an additional 2,500. The City of Gunnison is the county seat for Gunnison County. Gunnison has a rich history of ranching, agriculture, mining, tourism and outdoor recreation opportunities that bring many more people through the community.
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