Appointments

  • Nova Scotia Government Master OH&S Committee
  • Department of Health OH&S Management Oversight Steering Committee
  • Emergency Operations Centre Manager – Nova Scotia Mumps Outbreak 2007
  • Project Manager – Business Continuity Management Strategy
  • Joe Howe Joint OH&S Committee
  • Exercise Designer for the HRM / CDHA Pandemic/BCM Exercise, (June 2006)
  • Rapid Assessment Team, Republic of Guyana Flood Disaster, FCM & CIDA (2005)
  • National Emergency Stockpile System (NESS) Content Review Committee, PHAC (2005)
  • Member of the Department of Health Master Joint OH&S Committee (2004 -2006)
  • Chair of the NS Health System Emergency Planners Working Group (2004 – 2006)
  • Member of the Canadian Assessment Team assessing the World Health Organisation, (WHO) CBRN Plan Assessment Tool, PHAC/WHO (2004)
  • Mass Fatality Training Course Planning Committee, PHAC (2004 – 2005)
  • NESS National Transportation Sub-Committee Member, PHAC (2004 – 2006)
  • Co-Author – National Health Emergency Management System (NHEMS)
  • Co-Author – National Health Emergency Management Framework (NHEMF)
  • HRM CBRN Team Executive Committee (2003 – 2005)
  • National Smallpox Contingency Plan Oversight Sub Committee, Health Canada, (2003)
  • National Health Network Member, PHAC (2002 – 2005)
  • National Forum Member, PHAC (2002 – 2005)
  • Council of Health Emergency Management Directors, (CHEMD) PHAC, (2002 – 2005)
  • Chair, Emergency Health Services Advisory Committee, Health Canada, (2002)
  • ‘Sept. 11 Terrorist Air Diversion Response, (2001)
  • Board of Directors, Special Care Emergency Preparedness Association, SCEPA, (2001 – 2007)
  • Member / Chair of various Emergency Management and Pandemic Influenza planning committees, (PHAC, WHO, Nova Scotia Dept. of Health, District Health Authorities, Private Enterprises, Foreign Governments) (2000 – Present)
  • Departmental Emergency Planning Officer (DEPO Alternate), (2000 – Present)
  • Emergency Health Service Representative to the Provincial Contingency Planning Committee for Migrant Arrivals, (2000)
  • Shearwater International Air Show, (SIAS) Disaster Response Team, (2000& 2001)
  • Exercise Design Committee member, HIAA ‘Exercise Spring Air, (2000 & 2003)
  • Y2K Contingency Planning Committee, (1999-2000)
  • Paramedic Strike Contingency Committee, (1999)
  • ‘Operation Parasol’, Kosovar Relief  Effort, (1999)
  • Dept. of Health Disaster Steering Committee member, (1998 -2003)
  • ‘SwissAir Fl#111 Response, (1998)
  • Federal/Provincial/Territorial Emergency Services Provincial Director, Health Canada, (1998 – 2006)
  • Emergency Health Services Advisory Committee Member, Health Canada, (1997 – 2002)
  • Many Emergency Exercise Design and Evaluation Committees, (1997 – present)
  • Program Administrator – National Emergency Stockpile System, Health Canada/ EHS, (1997 – 2006)
  • Collaborative Course Instructor, Basic Emergency Preparedness, EMO(NS),  (1997 – 2001)