Peter’s experience in paramedics dates back close to 38 years. In his early years, Peter worked with Lee’s and Halton-Mississauga Ambulance Services as a paramedic, road supervisor, district supervisor and duty manager. In 1999, Peter moved to Durham Region and became an assistant director of Paramedic Services, successfully transitioning them to a regionally operated service on January 1, 2000.
An honours graduate from Humber College’s Ambulance & Emergency Program, Peter has forged a long and distinguished career that includes recognition from the Governor General of Canada and from his peers, who recently awarded him the Richard J. Armstrong Leadership Award. Peter was also nominated by Humber College in 2016 for the Premier’s Award in Health Sciences for Outstanding College Graduate.
As a recognized authority in paramedicine, Peter has been invited to guest lecture at various colleges and universities. Additionally, he is an active industry member serving as first vice-president, Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs, as well as a member of the Paramedic Chiefs of Canada.