About Us - Regional EMS Foundation - Helping Paramedics Save Lives

About Us

The Regional EMS Foundation was founded in Grande Prairie, Alberta in 2000. We serve Grande Prairie and the Northwestern Alberta Region.

You can find us at 10710 97 St. Grande Prairie, Alberta T8V 7G6. To contact us call (780) 513-5290

Our Mission

Partnering with front line first response organizations to provide exemplary care for our families.

Our Board of Directors

  • Cheryl Weaver – Chair
  • Rob Smith – Vice Chair
  • Derek Mosenko– Treasurer
  • Layne Luckwell – Director
  • Pam Nordin – Director
  • Jesse Arduini - Director
  • Dallas Pierson – Director
  • Michelle Hodder - Director
  • Geneanne Shigematsu - Director
  • Naomi Ducklow - Director
  • Meg Bittorf - Director


  • Amanda Frayn - Executive Director
  • Hetti Huls – Bookkeeper


In 2000 the Regional EMS Foundation became a registered Charity through CRA. The first initiative of the Foundation was born after Randy and Debby Waldron lost their son Shawn due to sudden cardiac arrest at the age of 19, and they began their quest to place AED’s in public areas.