Chris Hood is a graduate of Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS and has been involved in paramedicine since 1986. During that time he has been a practitioner, an educator, a mid level operational manager, a senior government bureaucrat, and now as a regulator of paramedic practice. Chris is the Executive Director / Registrar of the Paramedic Association of New Brunswick and the President of the Paramedic Association of Canada. His career has taken him from New Brunswick to British Columbia and back.
He has been awarded the Governor General EMS Exemplary Services Medal and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work in the paramedic profession.
Chris has been active on a number of paramedic related Local, Provincial, and National Committees including the National Occupational Competency Profile Working Group and the Working Group and Steering Committee for the Accreditation Canada’s EMS Standards.