Michael Nolan, MA, DipEd, CCP(F)
Michael Nolan has served Canadians through many facets of paramedic services. Beginning his career in 1990 as a paramedic in Ottawa, Chief Nolan continued his studies in Toronto to become an advanced care and later, critical care paramedic, and worked in Northern Canada as a critical care flight paramedic. Chief Nolan has served as a paramedic, flight paramedic, professor, deputy chief of the Ottawa Paramedic Service, president of the Paramedic Chiefs of Canada, director of emergency management for the City of Ottawa and is currently the director and chief of the paramedic service for the County of Renfrew, Ontario. Since working as a front line clinician, Chief Nolan has worked tirelessly to advance and align emergency services leadership locally, nationally and internationally through research, government relations, policy development and the creation of standards for all emergency services.