General Manager, Public Safety Telecommunications
George brings over 25 years of experience as a leader in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Included in this time, he spent 11 years in an executive role serving as the Chief Executive Officer for two of the largest workplace health and safety associations in Saskatchewan.
George began his career leading database marketing and statistical research departments for two private sector companies. He then spent 10 years with the Workers’ Compensation Board and the Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency leading various research and analytical areas as well as enterprise wide business process improvement. During this time, he was also lecturing at the University of Regina in mathematics, statistics, engineering and actuarial sciences. Over the last 11 years, George has worked as a Chief Executive Officer for both the Saskatchewan Association for Safe Workplaces in Health and Service Hospitality, where he has either founded or participated in numerous national networks for workplace health and safety.
George has a designation as a Corporate Director (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He has served on 7 board of directors from various private and not-for-profit organizations and currently serves on the board for Safety in Schools Foundation of Canada, Minerva Canada – Safety Management Education, and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.
In his role as General Manager of Public Safety Telecommunications, George oversees the core operations of the Provincial Emergency Communications Center that delivers the Sask911 program and other emergency communication programs. He works closely with the management team, CanOps Corporate office and the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency to ensure accuracy and effectiveness of the system is maintained and always on point for the public.
George loves to travel with his wife and three children. They frequently travel and explore China as well as find time to lie on beaches in Mexico. Next on the list will be a trip to Greece and Italy… hopefully.