Lennox & Addington Paramedic Services Announces New Paramedic Chief

Company - Lennox and Addington County Paramedic Services

May 28, 2024

Chief Craig Jones has been appointed as the new Paramedic Chief of Lennox and Addington Paramedic Services.

“I would like to welcome Chief Jones to Lennox and Addington County” said Warden John Wise. “We are planning some exciting initiatives in Paramedic Services and are very lucky to have someone with his level of experience and expertise to lead them.”

Most recently working for Peterborough Paramedic Services, Chief Jones brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of exemplary service in the field of emergency medical services.

“I am thrilled to be the new Chief of Lennox and Addington Paramedics” said Chief Jones. “I am excited to be leading this team and am committed to fostering a positive work environment for our staff. I believe that clear and open communication is vital in any organization, and I am dedicated to ensuring that lines of communication are always open between myself and the team. I am looking forward to working together to achieve our goals and make a positive impact in our community.”

Chief Jones has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to the well-being of both patients and personnel alike. His dedication to advancing community programs and embracing innovative approaches to healthcare has left a mark on the organizations he has served. Chief Jones’ passion for mental health and well-being is particularly noteworthy, as evidenced by his efforts to establish community paramedic teams and support individuals struggling with substance use and addiction. His leadership in responding to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic further underscores his unwavering commitment to public health and safety.

“Chief Jones' collaborative spirit has been instrumental in forging strong partnerships with external system partners and driving organizational change,” said Mike Adair, Regional Director of Ontario Operations, Medavie Health Services. “His values reflect on and align with our mission to improve the wellbeing of Canadians.”

Chief Jones’ achievements in emergency management and legislative compliance reflect his ability to navigate complex regulatory environments while ensuring operational readiness and preparedness.

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For more information, please contact:

Brenda Orchard
Chief Administrative Officer
613-354-4883 ext. 3221

John Wise

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