Linda Borg
Advanced Care Paramedic-Manager

 I am a paramedic who achieved a  business degree in Emergency Services in 2012 which helped my transition into managing the ambulance service.  I have been in EMS for 25 years and am happy to call the Stettler area my home.

Frank Gorjans
Primary Care Paramedic

I spent teenage years on a farm south of Byemoor; couldn’t pass a bush without thinking there is potentially an old motorcycle inside; spent many moons with AGT-Telus; lots of quality years as a Stettler Firefighter; casual with Stettler District Ambulance since 1999 and then full time since 2008.  Find a job you enjoy and you will never have to work again!

Carrie Jordan
Advanced Care Paramedic/Supervisor

I am a paramedic and shift supervisor.  Have been a paramedic for 11 years, and worked in Stettler for the past 3.  I live in Calgary and spend most of my time off hanging out with my family and pets.  It is a privilege to be able to serve the community in a rural area much like the one in which I was born and raised.

Brian McMeekin
Advanced Care Paramedic (Casual)

I am a paramedic and have been in EMS for over 10 years. I have been working in Stettler since 2014. I live in Camrose with my wife and son. In my spare time I fly small aircraft, ride my motorcycle, bicycle and run. It is a privilege for me to be working for Stettler County and I look forward to serving the town and county.

 

Rochelle Carpentier
Advanced Care Paramedic

 

Mark Ratch
Advanced Care Paramedic/Supervisor

Mark lives in Stettler with his wife and has family in Stettler and area.  He did his PCP practicum in Stettler years ago.  He worked for Edmonton ERD as aa ACP, Maskwacis EMS, Spruce Grove Fire Services and now with SDAA and the Stettler Regional Fire Department.  He loves to waterski, fish, kayak and ride his motorcycle.

Scott Leitch
Advanced Care Paramedic (Casual)

Trevor Cooper
Advanced Care Paramedic (Casual)

 

Geoffrey Coward
Primary Care Paramedic (Casual)

Geoffrey currently lives in Calgary, Alberta and has 4 sisters and 2 beautiful dogs.  He graduated as a PCP in 2011 and currently also works full time in Rimbey, Alberta.  He loves soccer, ultimate Frisbee, rock climbing and hiking in his spare time.  He loves his career!

   

Andrew Buchanan

Advanced Care Paramedic (Casual)

Andrew currently lives in Red Deer with his wife Allison and their twins Carter and Ella. He works fulltime as a firefighter/paramedic for Red Deer Emergency Services. He previously worked for Siksika Nation EMS, Wheatland County EMS, Industrial Fire/EMS for Safety Boss. 8 years total in emergency services. He enjoys working out, playing hockey, lacrosse, basketball and spending time with his family. Andrew also spends his time as a substitute teacher for both Red Deer Catholic and Public School Boards

 

Leisha Hansel 

Primary Care Paramedic

Leisha lives in Stettler.  She started her career up north working at Cadotte Lake & Little Buffalo, then moved to Stettler and started working for SDAA.  When she is not working she enjoys spending time with her children, kayaking, horseback riding, yoga & travelling as much as possible.

 

Jeff Matsuda

Advanced Care Paramedic

I started my Emergency Services career in Yellowknife, NWT in 1989 and graduated the Advanced Care Paramedic class in 2004.  Working in a dual service environment for most of my career, I retired from the firefighting side of things after 20 years.  Graduating high school in Castor, you could say I've come full circle.  It's been a wild and exciting career so far, full of opportunities and achievements.  I have a few good years left in me and would rather meet you at a local coffee shop rather than in my "office" .  

 

Ashley Rangen

Primary Care Paramedic (Casual)

Ashley lives in Strathmore, Alberta.  She did her practicum for PCP in Stettler a couple of years ago. She has been working over a 1 1/2 years for Stettler and Wheatland EMS. 

Ashley's interests are roller derby, comic books and Si-Fi.

Crystal Lawrence-Piggot
Advanced Care Paramedic

Crystal has been an EMT-A since 2009, has been working in Stettler for about 2.5 years, and recently completed her paramedic training.  Although she lives in Red Deer, Settler has become a second home for Crystal and the community holds a special place her heart. She loves spending time outside at home on her days off with her family, friends, and fur babies! Crystal is excited to see all of your smiling happy faces throughout town!
 

Brad Lawlor
Advanced Care Paramedic (Casual)

I was raised in Stettler. After graduating from William E Hay, I earned a diploma from MacEwan University in Edmonton. In 2012, I started my career in EMS after getting hired by Alberta Health Services in Calgary. Once I became an EMT, I started working casually with Stettler EMS in August 2013. I am currently attending NAIT's Paramedic program and will graduate in 2016.

 

Mark Anderson

Primary Care Paramedic (Casual)

 

Mitchell Spruyt
Primary Care Paramedic (Casual)

I am a 22 year old Primary Care Paramedic, born and raised in Red Deer, Alberta.  After graduating high school in 2012, I chose to pursue a career in EMS due to my high interest in biology classes.I have a strong desire to help others and in addition to working EMS, I also work part time as a Lifeguard/Instructor at local swimming pools in Red Deer.  I also volunteer for the Red Deer County Fire Department and am trained in NFPA 1001-Level 1 Firefighter.When not working or volunteering, I enjoy being outdoors in the mountains, snowboarding, hiking or just enjoying my downtime.

 

Jhon Jimenz 

Advanced Care Paramedic

Jhon is from Columbia, Cartagena, located in South America.  He moved to Canada in 2008 and is currently living in the beautiful city of Calgary.

He started his career volunteering for St. John's Ambulance and Caroline District Ambulance.  I worked for SDAA as a casual PCP for for 3 years and then became an advanced care paramedic this year.

He loves being active, going to the gym, mountain biking, hiking, playing soccer and my guitar.

 

Brianna Tancock

Primary Care Paramedic (Casual)

 

Cameron Miller

Primary Care Paramedic (Casual)

Cam lives in Stettler County with his wife Carmen and 2 boys.  He is a volunteer firefighter with the Stettler Regional Fire Department and a Tech with GM during the week.  He has been an ACP since 2012 and also works casually for AHS - Central Zone.  His interests are photography, hiking, camping, quadding, gardening, and creating projects at home in his shop.

 

 

 

Nathan Grove

Primary Care Paramedic (Casual)

I live in Calgary, AB, born and raised. I received my EMR from AHASTI in 2010, then took my EMT in 2012 after working some oilfield jobs and realizing I liked to be on car.  I jumped into the paramedic program in late 2015 and am just at the tail end of schooling from SAIT.  I enjoy scuba diving, hiking, swimming, boating, heading off to the coffee shop, camping, reading, gaming and rafting in the river.  I hold an open water/specialty scuba rating, have my private pilots license and I love to travel!

 

 

Caleb Ould

Primary Care Paramedic (Casual)

 

I live in Three Hills with my wife and her cat.  I have been working in the south zone and central zone for 1 year now.  I am a volunteer firefighter for the Three Hills Fire Department since 2013.  I enjoy hiking, camping, flying gliders and single engine aircraft.

 

Spencer Rosko

Primary Care Paramedic (Casual)

Spencer lives in Airdrie, Alberta and has family from the Stettler area.  He has been an EMT for 3 years now working for numerous companies ranging from instructing to doing medical standby.  Spencer has currently finished his first year a S.A.I.T. in the Advanced Care Paramedic Program.

Spencer raced professional motocross for years out of Airdrie.  He was the national champion a few times.  He loves fishing and petting random peoples dogs.  He is very excited to be working in the community and looks forward to getting to know people.

 

Connie Dupuis

Primary Care Paramedic (Casual)

 

I currently live in Sylvan Lake, Alberta with my significant other and my dog Cache Hampton.

I have spent the last 6 years working throughout Alberta, going as far north as Zama.  I currently work for ACAA and Leduc Fire Services as well.

I enjoy working out, doing half marathons and training my dog.  Paddle boarding has become one of my newest hobbies.

 

Tyler Rutherford

Primary Care Paramedic (Casual)

I grew up in Red Deer, Alberta and recently moved to Calgary to attend the Advanced Care Paramedic Program at S.A.I.T.  I currently work for Canyon Hill Ski Patrol and Alberta Health Services as a PCP.  I enjoy fly fishing, skiing and snowboarding any chance I can get.  I am excited for the opportunity to work for SDAA and to get to know the community and people within it.