Sheri Fink, M.D. Ph.D.

Correspondent, The New York Times, New York, New York and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author of Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital

Ed Struzik
Writer, Educator, Public Speaker, Edmonton, Alberta and Research Fellow, Energy and Environmental Policy, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario and Author of Firestorm: How Wildfire Will Shape our Future

Eric Stuart, QPM, BA Hons
UKCMA, Director, Gentian Events Limited, Coventry, United Kingdom


Mark Ambler

General Manager (Western Canada), Swish Maintenance Limited, Calgary, Alberta. Mark is a third-generation member of the Swish Group’s founding family. 

Dan Berger

General Manager, Mattamy Athletic Centre, Ryerson University, Spectra Venue Management, Toronto, Ontario

Suzanne Bernier, CEM, CBCP, MBCI, CMCP

President, SB Crisis Consulting, Toronto, Ontario and Author of Disaster Heroes

Gail Botten

Advisor, Program Development, Swimming & Water Safety, Canadian Red Cross, Sharon, Ontario

Vince Bozzo

Former Head of Venue Operations, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, Toronto, Ontario

Marisa Carpino

Director, Community Services, City of Pickering, Ontario

Aileen Cassells

Deputy Chief, Emergency Management Operations, Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management, Ministry of the Solicitor General, Toronto, Ontario

Mario R. Coutinho

Vice President, Stadium Operations and Security, Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club and Rogers Centre, Toronto, Ontario

D/Sgt. Vern Crowley

OPP Cybercrime Investigation Team, GHQ, Orillia, Ontario

Blair Feltmate, Ph.D.

Head, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario

Jeff Gill, CEM, ABCP

Senior Manager, Standards and Procedures, Canadian Red Cross, Ottawa, Ontario

Tanya Grierson, CAP

Recreation Program Supervisor, City of Belleville, Recreation, Culture & Community Services, Red Cross Master Instructor Trainer, Belleville, Ontario

Tara S. Hughes, LCSW-R

President and Principal Consultant, Invicta Crisis Solutions, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Todd Jackson

Director of Insurance and Risk Management, Hockey Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

Jessica Jaremchuk, BA, LL.B

Director, Risk Management Services, Frank Cowan Company, Princeton, Ontario

Jim Jessop

Director/Deputy Chief, Toronto Fire Services, Toronto, Ontario

Marin Katov, Ph.D., OAA

Architect AIBC, SAA, Senior Architect, J.L. Richards & Associates Limited, Ottawa, Ontario

Dave Malinauskas

President, CIMCO Refrigeration, Toronto, Ontario

Don Marentette

National Director of First Aid Education Programs, Canadian Red Cross, Kelowna, British Columbia

Patricia Martel Ph.D., CEM, ABCP

Emergency Management Program Specialist, Niagara Region, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Dean McIntosh

Vice President, Events and Properties, Hockey Canada, Calgary, Alberta

Sharon Milton

Manager, Recreation Services, City of Pickering, Ontario

Denise Waligora B.S.

Training & Delivery Specialist, Mental Health First Aid, Mental Health Commission of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario