Jeff Fishel began his EMS career in San Diego, California in the early 2000s. He has since worked in EMS in Texas and Oklahoma and has been the Director of EMS for Delaware County since 2019. Director Fishel has a background in EMS education as he taught EMS courses for over a decade. Director Fishel holds a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration from Texas Tech University. EMS Leadership, Education, and EMS delivery of care are all passions of Director Fishel.
Assistant Chief Jeremy Miller
Office: (740) 833-2192
Assistant Chief Miller graduated from Pickering High School in Pickering, Louisiana in 1994. Chief Miller holds a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Education, a Master’s degree in Education with a focus on Leadership, and is finalizing a Doctoral degree in Education.
After high school, Assistant Chief Miller enlisted in the United States Air Force as a medic. During his 20-year career, Assistant Chief Miller was assigned to various locations as a paramedic (flight and ground), an EMT and paramedic course instructor/clinical coordinator, Director of Air Force EMS, managed multiple emergency departments as well as fleets of ambulances and served in both the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Miller retired from the Air Force and took a job at the National Registry of EMTs as Chief Certification Officer. During this time Assistant Chief Miller volunteered as a paramedic for the Leesburg Township Fire Department and served as the EMS Captain. Assistant Chief Miller also trained federal law enforcement agencies on medical courses such as tactical medicine, EMT/paramedic refreshers, and wilderness survival. Prior to starting with Delaware County EMS, Assistant Chief Miller was a hospital administrator for a local psychiatric hospital.
Assistant Chief Miller has held board or committee positions for the National Association of EMTS (NAEMT), the Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP), National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) and The National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO). Additionally, Assistant Chief Miller was a founding member and board member of the Union County Public Safety Support Group.
Assistant Chief Miller resides outside of Marysville and is married with 5 children.
Assistant Chief Rachael Cox
Office: (740) 833-2194
Assistant Chief Cox started in EMS in 1996 at a volunteer fire department. She holds an Associate’s degree in Emergency Medical Services and a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Chief Cox started working as a paramedic with Delaware County EMS in 1998 and worked as a Lieutenant and Captain before becoming Assistant Chief of Administration in 2022. Chief Cox also works in an emergency department as a nurse. She resides in Delaware, Ohio, with her husband and a combined five kids.