Chief Paramedic for Hastings-Quinte Paramedic Services and Director Emergency Services for Hastings County
Doug Socha is the Chief Paramedic for Hastings-Quinte Paramedic Services and Director Emergency Services for Hastings County since 2002. Starting his paramedic career in 1994 he has worked both air and land ambulance. Chief Socha was seconded to the Department of National Defence for three years to work as the Paramedic portfolio manager within Defence Research Development Canada Centre for Security Science helping to align science and technology research initiatives between the Federal Government and the paramedic community. He has a Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Western Ontario, and a Masters of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University, and is an Adjunct Professor at Queens University in Kingston.