Cornwall names new EMS Chief

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Cornwall names new EMS Chief
A Cornwall Paramedic ambulance (Ali Geary/ TC Media).

CORNWALL, Ontario – The City of Cornwall is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Lister as the new Chief, Paramedics for Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services.   

“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Lister to this position,” said CAO Maureen Adams. “He brings with him a broad range of experience, leadership and expertise from his 30-plus year career.” 

Most recently, Mr. Lister has served as Manager, Employee Relations within the City’s Human Resources Department. Previous to that, Mr. Lister spent 15 years as the Deputy Chief of the Cornwall SDG Paramedic Service. 

An accomplished manager and leader, Mr. Lister is the recipient of the Governor General’s Exemplary Service Medal and holds a degree in Biology from the University of Western Ontario along with a diploma for Pre-hospital Emergency Care from Humber College. 

“I am excited about this new opportunity and I look forward to building on the service’s proud tradition of service and professionalism,” said Mr. Lister. 

About Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services 
Cornwall SDG Paramedic Services provides 24-hour, 365-day emergency coverage to the over 111,000 residents in Cornwall and the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry. 

An integral component of the regional 911 system, Paramedics respond to victims of sudden illness or injury. Highly trained and skilled in the pre-hospital management of a wide spectrum of emergencies, Paramedics attempt to stabilize and render treatment to patients at the scene and on route to medical facilities. 

The service responds to over 14,000 requests for emergent service and non- emergent inter-facility transfers annually. 

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