Membership

The Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs (OAPC) represents 100% of the municipal and designated delivery agent paramedic services providers in Ontario as well as ORNGE and three First Nations emergency medical services.

Are you interested in increasing your exposure to paramedic service providers in Ontario and their purchasing agents?  If so, please consider becoming a Sponsor of the Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs.

Voting Member

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By becoming a Voting Member, the benefits you receive will include:

  • Discounted registration fees at our Conferences and Annual General Meetings and Spring Conferences
  • Right to vote at Annual General Meetings and Special Meetings and to stand as a candidate for the Board of Directors
  • Opportunities to participate in shaping the regulations and legislation that impact the delivery of paramedic services in Ontario, through working groups and committees
  • Admission to the Members’ Only section of our website, which includes a discussion forum on best-practices in paramedicine and paramedic services, a document library, position papers and announcements
  • Ability to post or respond to a survey and to view past surveys
  • Posting of job listings and the ability to search job listings
  • Access to a searchable electronic Members’ Directory
  • Participation in Zone Meetings
  • Opportunities for peer-support and networking
  • Professional development opportunities for you and your staff

2018 Rate Structure (based upon population)

0 – 60,000                 $1,224.00

60,001 – 100,000      $1,734.00

100,001 – 200,000      $2,295.00

Over 200,001              $2,805.00

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Regular/Additional Member

By becoming a Regular or Additional Member, the benefits you receive include:

  • Discounted registration fees at our Conferences and Annual General Meetings and Spring Conferences
  • Admission to the Members’ Only section of our website, where you will find peer support information and research
  • Ability to upload or participate in a survey and to view archived surveys
  • Add a job listing or search existing job listings
  • Access to our searchable electronic Members’ Directory
  • Opportunities for peer-support and networking

2018 Annual fee of $150.00 for each regular or additional member in addition to the Voting Member

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Other Members

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EDUCATION MEMBERS

Educational memberships are available to any staff or representative of our Voting Members.  Educational Members receive access to the Members’ Only section of the website and on-line membership directory as well as opportunities to network at OAPC events.

Annual fee of $75 for each Education Member

RETIRED MEMBERS

Retired membership is available to any former voting and regular members who are no longer active in their paramedic careers but maintain an interest in the profession.  They will be provided access to the Members’ Only section of the website and electronic membership directory as well as opportunities to attend OAPC educational and networking events.  Retired members will also have access to a webpage maintained by OAPC Senators dedicated to information pertaining to this class of membership.

Annual fee of $100 for each Retired Member

RETIRED PAST BOARD MEMBERS

Retired Past Board Members will have all the rights and privileges of Retired Members for an annual fee of $50 per Retired Past Board Member.

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Sponsorship

Corporate

The benefits of a Corporate Sponsorship include:

  • Access to OAPC’s searchable electronic Members’ Directory, which includes email addresses and mailing information
  • Admission to the Members’ Only section of OAPC’s website
  • Your logo and link to your corporate website featured on OAPC’s website homepage
  • Placement of your logo on our Conference and Annual General Meeting brochure and delegate handouts
  • A list of delegates to our Conference and Annual General Meeting
  • Second choice for placement of a complimentary small booth on the vendor floor at our Conference and Annual General Meeting
  • Placement of your corporate logo on OAPC’s membership registration form
  • Early bird notification of OAPC’s special events and publications

Corporate sponsorships are available for an annual fee of $6,500.

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Elite

In addition to all of the benefits extended to our Corporate Members, Elite Sponsor Member receive:

  • Ability to post items on the Alerts and Breaking News section of the Members’ Only section of our website
  • Formatted electronic mailing labels for all paramedic services in Ontario
  • Event sponsorship at OAPC’s Conference and Annual General meeting that will include prominent placement of your logo on conference brochures and delegate handouts
  • Prime location of your signage at both our Annual General Meeting and Spring Meeting
  • First right of refusal on a complimentary small booth space at our Conference and Annual General Meeting The ability to make a one-hour presentation to delegates at our Conference and Annual General Meeting
  • The opportunity to introduce one of the guest speakers at our Conference and Annual General Meeting
  • Up to three complimentary registrations for our Conference and Annual General Meeting
  • Two Invitations to the VIP Reception held in conjunction with our Annual Gala
  • Four Invitations to our Annual Gala

Elite sponsorships are available for an annual fee of $16,500.

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Constitution

Membership shall be comprised of:

(a) Voting Members comprising of designated municipal senior management personnel responsible for land ambulance service delivery in any region, county, upper tier municipality, designated city, separated city or district social services administration board (DSSAB) or designated service delivery agent (DDA). There will be a maximum of two (2) official representatives for each region, county, upper tier municipality, designated city, separated city or district social services administration board (DSSAB) or designated service delivery agent. Each region, county, upper tier municipality, designated city, separated city or district social services administration board (DSSAB) or designated service delivery agent will be entitled to only one (1) vote.

This vote may be exercised by either representative as designated by the member, excepting in a case where a representative is elected as a member of the board or officer of the corporation, in which case the representative on the Page 5 of 23 board of directors must retain the vote for their duration of term of office. Membership will be reviewed and renewed annually.

(b) Additional Members comprising of employees of the ambulance providers under contract to and approved by a region, county, upper tier municipality, designated city, separated city or district social services administration board (DSSAB) or designated service delivery agent to be a member. Associate members will have voting rights on subcommittee(s) but shall not have voting rights on issues brought before the membership as a whole. Membership will be reviewed and renewed annually.

(c) Affiliate Members comprising of members of other organizations or EMS providers outside of Ontario. These members shall have no voting rights. Membership will be reviewed and renewed annually.

(d) Education Members shall include staff/representatives of all categories of OAPC members, including but not limited to a) a member representing a designated delivery agent; b) an associate member; c) an affiliate member; d) an ex-officio member. These members will have no voting rights. Membership will be reviewed and renewed annually.

e) Elite Sponsor Members requires a $16,500 annual fee, granting the following privileges outlined on the Vendors Sponsorship Membership page.

f) Corporate Sponsor Members requires a $6,500 annual fee, granting the following privileges outlined on the Vendors Sponsorship Membership page.