Geoff S. Bio

Geoff S. is a full-time fire Captain with Chestermere Fire Services. Geoff has been involved in emergency services for 12 years.  Geoff was first trained in CISM 8 years ago and then retrained with ACIPN in 2018 as part of the provincial peer support initiative and became motivated to promote best practices in CISM peer support programming within his department and region.  He has been part of his department’s CISM Team for 4 years and has motivated his CISM Team to participate and get on board with the provincial and national standards set forth by the ACIPN and ICISF-Canada.  Geoff has firsthand experience in facilitating peer support interventions for both groups and individuals and brings years of emergency service experience and a dedication to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of his fellow first responders to support and inform the council on trending needs and issues in his community.