About MEMS - Executive Committee
President & Chief Executive Officer
In October 2005, George McLellan joined Emergency Medical Care Inc. (EMC) as the President and Chief Executive Officer.
EMC is responsible for management of the ground and air ambulance operations and medical communications centre for the Province of Nova Scotia under contract with Emergency Health Services (EHS), a division of the Nova Scotia Department of Health.
Responding to the growth of the business into other markets, Mr. McLellan established the Medavie EMS Group of Companies (MEMS).
MEMS currently operates provincial ambulance services in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and regional services Muskoka & Chatham-Kent, Ontario and in Fort Saskatchewan and surrounding areas in Alberta. Medavie EMS recently commenced its own communications and dispatch operation, Medacom Atlantic. MEMS also owns and operates Medavie HealthEd, an education delivery company with campuses in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and Moncton, New Brunswick. Medavie EMS is involved in developing other models of health care solutions in the markets it serves, to meet the challenges in today’s health care.
George McLellan has held positions within government, both provincial and local, including Chief Administrative Officer for the Halifax Regional Municipality. Mr. McLellan also spent many years in Corporate and International Banking with the Royal Bank. George is a member of the Dalhousie University Board of Governors.
In the past, George has served on various boards including Chair for the Halifax VON, Board Member of Saint Mary's University and the Greater Halifax Partnership. Mr McLellan is active in fundraising efforts, including the United Way, the Initial Capital Campaign for the QEII Hospital, and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.
George McLellan holds a bachelor of Arts degree, a Master of Business Administration, and is a Member of the Certified Management Accountants Society.
He currently resides in Nova Scotia with his wife and two children.
Doug holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Saint Mary’s University, and has completed the CFO Leadership Program from the Alberta Institute of Chartered Accountants, and the Executive Program from Queen’s University.
Doug is currently the treasurer of First Baptist Church in Dartmouth, currently sits as a Director on the Board of the Property Valuation Services Corporation. Doug has previously been on the Board of Directors for the Kidney Foundation of Canada and Northwood Inc.
Vice President Operations & Technology Medavie EMS
Tim is Vice President, Operations & Technology, for the Medavie EMS Group of Companies. Tim leads a team of professionals in corporate areas of responsibilities that include: Island EMS and Medacom Atlantic; Medavie HealthEd, Medavie HealthworX and corporate technologies.
Tim held the position of Vice President Business Development and IT Services at Emergency Medical Care Inc. from 2003 to 2007. Prior to joining The Medavie EMS group of companies, he was a senior management consultant with Eastbridge Consulting Inc., a Maritime Canada consulting firm, where he assisted clients in the health, telecommunications, and insurance industries.
Tim holds a Bachelor of Education from Mount Saint Vincent University, PMP designation from the Project Management Institute, and recently completed a Masters of Business Administration from Fredericton University.
|Paula began her clinical career in many areas (e.g., general surgery, orthopaedics and emergency) at the Halifax Infirmary Hospital (HIH). She progressed through diverse management roles: Nurse Manager, General Surgery Unit, HIH – Medical/Surgical ICU, Victoria General Hospital – Medical/Surgical ICU and Neuro ICU, Capital District Health Authority (HIH) Medical/Surgical/Neuro ICU; Acting Director – Cardiac, Emergency and Thoracic Portfolio (QEII); and then Manager of the Nova Scotia Provincial Trauma Program (EHS) for four years. |
Paula graduated from St. Martha’s School of Nursing and holds a Bachelor of Nursing degree and a Master of Nursing degree from Dalhousie University.