Executive Management Team

Ornge's Executive Management team is dedicated to serve the public interest, and strive to deliver worldclass air ambulance, critical care land and paediatric transport programs service for Ontarians. 

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Dr. Andrew McCallum

President and CEO

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Dr. Andrew McCallum

Dr. Andrew McCallum was appointed President and CEO on January 21, 2013. Prior to joining Ornge, he was the Chief Coroner for Ontario.

Dr. McCallum is a graduate of McMaster University School of Medicine. He served in the Canadian Forces as a medical officer and flight surgeon and then trained in Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. McCallum was appointed Regional Supervising Coroner for Eastern Ontario and adjunct Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Queens University in September 2003. He was previously Chief of Emergency Medicine and Chief of Staff at Hamilton Health Sciences, as well as Associate Professor of Medicine at McMaster University. Prior to his work in Hamilton, he held leadership positions at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

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Wade Durham

Chief Operating Officer - Paramedicine

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Wade Durham

Wade was appointed Chief Operating Officer – Paramedicine in August 2018.

Wade began his EMS career in 1997 working as a front line Paramedic in Cochrane District, in Northern Ontario.  In 2001, he relocated to the James Bay Coast where he worked for James Bay Ambulance, before joining the Air Ambulance Program in 2002.  Wade has been the Base Manager in Moosonee, Kenora and Thunder Bay.  He has held a number of senior leadership positions within Ornge, including Director – Computer-Aided Dispatch Project, Director of Operations and Director of Base Management. 

Wade completed his Advanced Emergency Medical Care Attendant (A-EMCA) program at Confederation College in Thunder Bay, and his Advanced Care Flight Paramedic Certification through the Academy of Transport Medicine in Mississauga.

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Ian McLean

Chief Operating Officer - Aviation

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Ian McLean

Ian was appointed Chief Operating Officer – Aviation in August 2018.  He joined Ornge in 2013 as Base Manager in London and has also been Director of Operational Logistics and Performance.

Previously, Ian enjoyed a distinguished career in the Canadian Forces.  Receiving his wings in September 1982, Ian first flew the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft in Strategic, Tactical and Search and Rescue missions.  Having completed his training on the CF5 Freedom Fighter and the CF18 Hornet, he served extensively in the F18 community.  In addition to his operational roles, he spent several seasons with the Snowbirds demonstration team and Squadron – two of them as commander.  Ian has an extensive background in Joint and Combined Strategic Operations Management.

Ian has served on both the Board of Directors of Discovery Air and on the Board of Directors of the Canadian International Airshow (Toronto).

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Inna Kravitz

Chief Financial Officer

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Inna Kravitz

Inna Kravitz, BSc., CPA, CGA, has more than 20 years of progressive experience in both the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors.

Inna joined Ornge in 2008 and has been Manager and Director of Treasury, Corporate Planning and Analysis.  She was appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2018.  In addition to finance, the CFO is also accountable for Information Technology, Risk Management, Project Management and Procurement.

Prior to her time at Ornge, Inna has held various senior positions with private and publicly-traded firms in the manufacturing, publishing, telecommunications and service industries throughout Canada and abroad.  She has provided leadership in all areas of finance, including financial and strategic planning, treasury, and accounting.

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Homer Tien

Chief Medical Officer

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Homer Tien

Dr. Tien joins Ornge from Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre where he is the Medical Director for the Tory Regional Trauma Centre, Canada’s largest trauma centre and a frequent destination of Ornge patients. Previously he was a Colonel in the Canadian Forces, having served as a Staff General Surgeon and Medical Officer in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Myanmar.

Dr. Tien has had a distinguished career as a frontline military physician who has worked in combat zones, a well-regarded mentor within the Forces, a researcher in the field of trauma medicine, and as an educator at the University of Toronto. His accolades include the Order of Military Merit, presented to members of the Canadian Forces who demonstrate dedication and devotion beyond the call of duty.

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Susan Kennedy

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

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Susan Kennedy

Susan has over twenty years of experience in corporate/commercial law and brings with her experience in both the public sector and in the role of Corporate Secretary.

Prior to Ornge, Susan spent eight years with the Ontario Power Authority as Counsel, Director Corporate/Commercial Law, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining the Ontario Power Authority, Susan practiced corporate and business law for a total of 12 years at three law firms following her attainment of her LL.B./M.B.A.

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Foster Brown

Chief Human Resources Officer

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Foster Brown

Foster brings over four decades of Human Resources and Labour Relations experience to Ornge.

Prior to joining Ornge, Foster was Vice President, Human Resources and Labour Relations with The Beer Store and Brewers Distributors Ltd., and has previously held senior executive positions with Coca-Cola Foods and Pharma Plus Drugmarts.

Foster is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario (Economics) and Mc Master University (Personnel Management Designation).  He is the recipient of the inaugural award from the Human Resources Professional Association for Corporate Social Responsibility and received the Retail Council of Canada Award for Achievement in Health and Safety.
 

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Dr. Andrew McCallum

Dr. Andrew McCallum was appointed President and CEO on January 21, 2013. Prior to joining Ornge, he was the Chief Coroner for Ontario.

Dr. McCallum is a graduate of McMaster University School of Medicine. He served in the Canadian Forces as a medical officer and flight surgeon and then trained in Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. McCallum was appointed Regional Supervising Coroner for Eastern Ontario and adjunct Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Queens University in September 2003. He was previously Chief of Emergency Medicine and Chief of Staff at Hamilton Health Sciences, as well as Associate Professor of Medicine at McMaster University. Prior to his work in Hamilton, he held leadership positions at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

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Wade Durham

Wade was appointed Chief Operating Officer – Paramedicine in August 2018.

Wade began his EMS career in 1997 working as a front line Paramedic in Cochrane District, in Northern Ontario.  In 2001, he relocated to the James Bay Coast where he worked for James Bay Ambulance, before joining the Air Ambulance Program in 2002.  Wade has been the Base Manager in Moosonee, Kenora and Thunder Bay.  He has held a number of senior leadership positions within Ornge, including Director – Computer-Aided Dispatch Project, Director of Operations and Director of Base Management. 

Wade completed his Advanced Emergency Medical Care Attendant (A-EMCA) program at Confederation College in Thunder Bay, and his Advanced Care Flight Paramedic Certification through the Academy of Transport Medicine in Mississauga.

An image of Ornge Board member Ian McLean

Ian McLean

Ian was appointed Chief Operating Officer – Aviation in August 2018.  He joined Ornge in 2013 as Base Manager in London and has also been Director of Operational Logistics and Performance.

Previously, Ian enjoyed a distinguished career in the Canadian Forces.  Receiving his wings in September 1982, Ian first flew the C-130 Hercules transport aircraft in Strategic, Tactical and Search and Rescue missions.  Having completed his training on the CF5 Freedom Fighter and the CF18 Hornet, he served extensively in the F18 community.  In addition to his operational roles, he spent several seasons with the Snowbirds demonstration team and Squadron – two of them as commander.  Ian has an extensive background in Joint and Combined Strategic Operations Management.

Ian has served on both the Board of Directors of Discovery Air and on the Board of Directors of the Canadian International Airshow (Toronto).

An image of Ornge Board member Inna Kravitz

Inna Kravitz

Inna Kravitz, BSc., CPA, CGA, has more than 20 years of progressive experience in both the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors.

Inna joined Ornge in 2008 and has been Manager and Director of Treasury, Corporate Planning and Analysis.  She was appointed Chief Financial Officer in August 2018.  In addition to finance, the CFO is also accountable for Information Technology, Risk Management, Project Management and Procurement.

Prior to her time at Ornge, Inna has held various senior positions with private and publicly-traded firms in the manufacturing, publishing, telecommunications and service industries throughout Canada and abroad.  She has provided leadership in all areas of finance, including financial and strategic planning, treasury, and accounting.

An image of Ornge Board member Homer Tien

Homer Tien

Dr. Tien joins Ornge from Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre where he is the Medical Director for the Tory Regional Trauma Centre, Canada’s largest trauma centre and a frequent destination of Ornge patients. Previously he was a Colonel in the Canadian Forces, having served as a Staff General Surgeon and Medical Officer in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Myanmar.

Dr. Tien has had a distinguished career as a frontline military physician who has worked in combat zones, a well-regarded mentor within the Forces, a researcher in the field of trauma medicine, and as an educator at the University of Toronto. His accolades include the Order of Military Merit, presented to members of the Canadian Forces who demonstrate dedication and devotion beyond the call of duty.

An image of Ornge Board member Susan Kennedy

Susan Kennedy

Susan has over twenty years of experience in corporate/commercial law and brings with her experience in both the public sector and in the role of Corporate Secretary.

Prior to Ornge, Susan spent eight years with the Ontario Power Authority as Counsel, Director Corporate/Commercial Law, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining the Ontario Power Authority, Susan practiced corporate and business law for a total of 12 years at three law firms following her attainment of her LL.B./M.B.A.

An image of Ornge Board member Foster Brown

Foster Brown

Foster brings over four decades of Human Resources and Labour Relations experience to Ornge.

Prior to joining Ornge, Foster was Vice President, Human Resources and Labour Relations with The Beer Store and Brewers Distributors Ltd., and has previously held senior executive positions with Coca-Cola Foods and Pharma Plus Drugmarts.

Foster is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario (Economics) and Mc Master University (Personnel Management Designation).  He is the recipient of the inaugural award from the Human Resources Professional Association for Corporate Social Responsibility and received the Retail Council of Canada Award for Achievement in Health and Safety.