Feburary Member of the Month

Randy Mellow
Chief of Paramedics/President Paramedic Chiefs of Canada



As Chief of Peterborough County/City Paramedics, Randy brings over 30 years’ experience in Emergency Services. He began his EMS career in 1986 in south-western Ontario as a paramedic. Before assuming his current position, Randy progressed through various roles including Supervisor of Quality Assurance and Human Resources, Deputy Chief of Peterborough County/City Paramedics and Chief of Essex-Windsor EMS.

Randy currently promotes the priorities of Canadian Paramedic leadership by serving as the President of The Paramedic Chiefs of Canada. In addition to IAEMSC, Randy is a contributing member of the Ontario Paramedic Chiefs Association, NEMSMA and NAEMSP. He also serves as the Canadian representative on the JEMS International Editorial Board.

Randy is a graduate of St. Clair College Windsor and was awarded the Alumni of Distinction as a graduate of the Ambulance and Emergency Care Program. He holds a Master’s Certificate in Municipal Leadership and has achieved accreditation as a Certified Municipal Manager Level III (CMM III) with EMS Executive and Emergency Management Professional Designation.