Executive Team

Director of Public Safety Communications, Tina Powell

Tina Powell began her career with Weld County Regional Communications Center in 2011 as a 9-1-1 Communication Specialist. She was promoted to a Communications Supervisor in 2013. After working as a floor supervisor for two years, she accepted the position of E9-1-1 MSAG Program Manager. This position allowed her to learn the technical side of call routing, systems and project management.  In December of 2016, Tina was promoted to Communications Center Manager. During the last nine years working for Weld County Regional Communications Center she has obtained her CMCP, CCM, ENP and CPE designations.  In November of 2021, Tina was promoted to Director of Public Safety Communications.

Communications Center Manager, Julie Nelson

In 2016 Julie started her career at Weld County Regional Communications as a Dispatcher 1.  She promoted to a Supervisor in 2019, followed by the Administrative Supervisor in 2021 and most recently the Communications Center Manager. During her career Julie has had the opportunity to achieve her Center Manager Certification, ED-Q Certification, and attend many industry trainings and conferences.  She received the Telecommunications Specialist of the Year Award and was recognized at the Commissioners Cup-Faces of Weld County, in 2019.  In 2020 she was awarded the Communication Supervisor of the Year.  She is also an active volunteer on the Weld County Peer Support Team, and an APCO/NENA state board member.

When not in her office, she can usually be found on the communications main floor, creating a positive atmosphere, and building strong relationships with the entire team. “Creating positivity and developing perspective is the foundation for everything I do professionally and personally” ~Julie.

Education and Quality Improvement Manager, Laurie Pfeiler

Laurie Pfeiler began her career with the Weld County Regional Communications Center in 1999 as a 9-1-1 Communications Specialist.  In 2002, she became a Communications Training Officer responsible for conducting on-the-job training for new hires.  In 2003, she was promoted to Communications Supervisor and oversight of the training program was given to her as a collateral assignment carried out in conjunction with her supervisory duties.  As the organization grew, the county created full-time training positions and in 2015 Laurie accepted the role of 9-1-1 Training Coordinator.   In 2021, Laurie was promoted to her current position as the EMD & Quality Improvement Manager where she oversees the training and quality assurance programs.

E9-1-1 MSAG Program Manager, Allison Theunissen

Allison Theunissen began her career with Weld County Regional Communications Center in 2016 as a 9-1-1 Communications Specialist. While Allison was working as a Communications Specialist, she also served the organization by working as a CTO (Certified Training Officer) and EMD-Q (Quality Improvement Certification). In 2017 Allison was promoted to Communications Supervisor. She worked as a Communications Supervisor for almost 3 years. During this time Allison received her Communications Center Manager Certification (CMCP) designation. Allison was promoted to E9-1-1 MSAG Program Manager in 2020. As the E9-1-1 MSAG Program Manager Allison has many responsibilities that include maintaining the Master Street Addressing Guide Database (MSAG), maintaining Fire Department recommends within the Computer Aided Dispatching System (CAD), hardware and software repairs and maintenance, and project management.

Public Safety Wireless Systems Manager, Cordero Bustos

Cord Bustos began his career with Weld County in 2018. Prior to this, he served as a radio communications specialist in the armed forces from 2007 to 2013. Before being promoted to a Wireless Systems Specialist position, he worked as a 911 dispatcher from 2013 to 2015. In 2020, he became the Wireless System Technician and was subsequently tasked with training the Wireless System Specialist. In addition to training and radio system maintenance, he was in charge of coordinating programming and maintenance of all Weld County radio users. In March of 2022, he was promoted to his current position as the Public Safety Wireless Systems Manager.