Mindy Gabriel

Mindy Gabriel is the deputy fire chief in charge of EMS operations for the Westerville, OH, Fire Division. She oversees EMS emergency operations, tactical EMS, outreach education, training, quality improvement and a community paramedic pilot program. Gabriel serves as the department's infectious control officer. Previously, she served 17 years with the Upper Arlington, OH, Fire Division. Gabriel’s background in community EMS services and working with fellow firefighters as a peer counselor includes developing innovative programs for a changing fire-based EMS service. She has a bachelor’s degree in education from The Ohio State University.