The City of Worthington is pleased to welcome Assistant Chief of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Community Risk Reduction Jeny Cochran to our Division of Fire and EMS. Her first day on the job was April 11, 2022. She comes to Worthington after serving 25 years with Delaware County EMS, where she last held the position of Assistant Chief of EMS Administration.
Chief Cochran is starting in a newly created position to manage Worthington’s Emergency Medical Services. She will also enhance and organize the Division’s risk reduction programs, which include prevention services and resident education and safety programs.
Chief Cochran has extensive experience as a paramedic with Delaware County EMS rising through the ranks to the Assistant Chief of Administration position. One of her responsibilities at Delaware EMS was to oversee its elder outreach and mental health efforts. Additionally, she was a member of Harlem Township’s Division of Fire as a Firefighter/Paramedic.
Chief Cochran has close ties to the Worthington community. She grew up in the Worthington Estates neighborhood, where her parents still reside. She is a proud 1991 Worthington High School graduate.
She is very excited to be serving in her hometown and looks forward to engaging and supporting Worthington’s residents.