Professional Designation: Chief of Emergency Services, Red Deer Emergency Services.
Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC)
1 Rideau Street, Suite 700
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N8S7
Chief Ken McMullen joined the Fire Service in 1997 as a Volunteer Fire Fighter and progressed through the Officer roles of Training, Fire Prevention and Fire Safety, as well as certified Fire Investigator/Inspector. In 2009, Ken became the Assistant Deputy Chief with the Calgary Fire Department and in 2018, the Chief of Emergency Services with the City of Red Deer. He continues to prove himself as a team leader/mentor, working with numerous municipalities, creating bylaws, reviewing quality management plans, fulfilling investigation/inspection roles, assuming incident command in emergency situations, initiating projects and forging partnerships with other agencies, all while following a community based emergency services delivery model.
- Harvard Graduate – National Preparedness Leader Initiative 2019
- Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs (CAFC) – Vice President and Mental Health Committee Chair
- Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment (CIPSRT)
- Public Safety Steering Committee (PSSC) – Co-chair
- Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR)
- Canada Task Force 2 (Can-TF2)
- International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) – Canadian Division Director