Mr. Trevor Dutchak, EMT, CEO
Trevor leads over 65 men and women of the 3rd largest ambulance service in Saskatchewan. As a member of North Central Ambulance Association group of companies, Parkland Ambulance is private-contracted ambulance service to the the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region.
Trevor has been with Parkland Ambulance for 15 years. He is on the Prince Albert Raider Hockey Club Board of Directors and the Prince Albert Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Trevor believes in the community he lives in and together with his wife Coralee and sons Nicholas and Jacob are committed to caring for the community.
As Past-President of SEMSA (Saskatchewan Emergency Medical Services Association), Trevor has been instrumental in the provincial wide EMS review undertaken by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health. This leadership document will pave the way for future enhancements to the emergency medical services system in Saskatchewan.
Mr. George Bolduc, EMT, Operations Manager
George has been with Parkland Ambulance since 1976 and has grown through every facet of the operation to his current position. George is a recipient of the Governor General of Canada Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service medal and Ten Year bar. He is also currently chair of the Prince Albert Roman Catholic Separate School Division #6 Board and an active member is his church community. Together with his wife Shelly, they have two children Bret and Daniele.
His main responsibilities are that of operations of both urgent and non-urgent paramedic teams as well as all specialty teams. He is also responsible for staff scheduling, quality assurance and service concerns.
Mr. Brian Reichle, EMT-A, Director of Communications and First Responders
Brian started with Parkland Ambulance in February 1984 and through his hard work became Director of Emergency Communications in 2000. Brian began his emergency medical services (EMS) career like so many first as emergency medical responder (EMR), then emergency medical technician (EMT), to his current certification as emergency medical technician advanced (EMT-A). Together with his wife Laurie, they have two active sons Justin and Jason, whose new found love of hockey keeps them a very busy family.
Brian is responsible for overseeing the emergency communication center, quality assurance for the center and liaison with all external clients. He is also responsible for all first responder groups and for the groups continuing education needs.
Mr. Patrick Bellisle, EMT-P, Director of Education
Pat has been with Parkland Ambulance for 24 years after many more years of service in the Province of Alberta as a emergency medical technician - paramedic (EMT-P). He is active in the community with strong ties to the Canadian military as two sons head overseas to Afghanistan in the fall of 2009. Pat's leadership has mentored many current and past employees of Parkland Ambulance. He is a recipient of the Governor General of Canada Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service medal.
His responsibilities include management of all internal professional development opportunities for the paramedics of Parkland Ambulance, quality assurance, infection control and occupational health and safety administration. He also provides the leadership for internal staff development directly related to mentorship and career advancement with the organization.
Mr. Lyle Karasiuk, EMT-P, Director of Public Affairs
For the past 24 years, Lyle has been with Parkland Ambulance, ironically coming to work merely casual after the invitation of friend. Since coming to the team of Parkland Ambulance Lyle has worked up through the ranks to his present leadership role. Lyle is a recipient of the Governor General of Canada Emergency Medical Services Exemplary Service medal, the Saskatchewan Centennial Medal, the Queens Jubilee Medal and Saskatchewan Volunteer Medal of Honor. He is very active in the community through many community and volunteer boards.
Lyle is responsible for all external services of Parkland Ambulance those include: web site, all external training programs and courses, public presentations, public tours, school relations, community liason and media spokesperson. He is also responsible for corporate and support services including materials management. Born and raised in Prince Albert, Lyle holds several professional certifications as an instructor.
Miss. Brenda Dutchak, EMD, Director of Communication Operations
Brenda provides the leadership and day to day operational guidance for the emergency communications center. The emergency communications center is one of 5 wide area ambulance dispatch centers in Saskatchewan. The center in Prince Albert serves central and northern Saskatchewan handling a significant number of urgent and non-urgent inquiries every year. As manager, Brenda leads a team of 12 communication specialists whose priority is to start "zero minute" care in the advance of responding paramedics but also coordinate numerous other needs of the paramedics including first responders in many rural communities.
She has been with Parkland for 25 years and is proud to call Prince Albert her home.
Pastor Dennis Serfas, EMS Chaplain
As EMS Chaplain Dennis as the unique role and often difficult task of helping the team at Parkland Ambulance understand the situations life presents to them. Dennis's comfort and caring bring new meaning and purpose the challenges the staff at Parkland Ambulance face.
Dennis is the Director of Spiritual Care for the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region based in the Victoria Hospital in Prince Albert. In his over 20 years of Ministry, Dennis has brought comfort, support and gifted caring presence to the Prince Albert community. Parkland Ambulance is proud to have Dennis as the first EMS chaplian in Saskatchewan and great member of the Parkland Ambulance family.