Ray Nolen

Emergency Medical Service
Title: Chief of EMS
Phone: 281-471-9244
EMS Page

Ray Nolen became the 4th Chief for the City of La Porte Emergency Medical Service on May 24, 2004.

Chief Nolen began his EMS career when he was 17 years of age by joining a local Medical Explorers Post in Pasadena, Texas. He has been a career emergency medical professional, serving for the City of La Porte Emergency Medical Service since March of 1987 when he was 21 years of age. Through hard work and determination, he worked his way up and was appointed to the position of Assistant Chief in 1990 at the age of 25 and remained at that rank for 14 years until his promotion to the position of Chief.

Chief Nolen is a graduate of the Texas State University's certified public manager program and is also a licensed master peace officer, currently serving as a Major for the Galveston County Sheriff’s Office where he has been employed for over 25 years. During Chief Nolen's tenure with the Sheriff’s Office he has been assigned to the divisions of Marine, Patrol and Administration.

Chief Nolen is also an active member and past president of the La Porte Rotary Club and La Porte Heritage Society. 

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