OAFC and OFAI Staff Contacts

OAFC and OFAI Staff Contacts

Our board office is open. Below you will find a our operational structure, and contact numbers. 

If you have a question regarding fire safety, including smoke or CO alarms, and/or questions about the law pertaining to the fire code, please contact your local fire department as they are the authority having jurisdiction for the provision of fire and emergency services in your community.  Please do not contact us regarding these inquiries. 

Name/Title Areas of Responsibility

Mark MacDonald
Executive Director
executive.director@oafc.on.ca
905-426-9865 Ext.1228

Member, partner and stakeholder assistance and advice. Responsible for the overall management, administration, programs, strategic planning and policy implementation of the OAFC and OFAI; Board secretary; Business development; Issues management; oversees and overall management of candidate testing program

Shaun Cameron
Program and Policy Analyst
shaun.cameron@oafc.on.ca
905-426-9865 Ext.1223

Focuses on researching, developing, and managing association policies and programming, strengthening relationships with members, stakeholders, affiliated associations, and government agencies, increasing their understanding of, and support of the OAFC's mission, vision, mandate, and issues. Staff liaison for committees.

Mark MacDonald
Fire Services Liaison
mark.macdonald@oafc.on.ca
905-426-9865 Ext.1228

 

Project/Program Management. Develop, promote, support, disseminate, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate OAFC programs and services including Candidate Testing Services, professional development initiatives, and support programs in accordance with policy. Membership Research, Support & Liaison. Advocacy, Stakeholder Relations & Representation. Involvement in Committee work, support staff, and help promote and advocate the OAFC's government relations priorities.

Karthik Swaminathan
Communications Strategist
karthik.swaminathan@oafc.on.ca
905-426-9865 Ext.1222

Development and management of association communications strategies for strengthening relationships with members, stakeholders, affiliated associations, and government agencies, increasing their understanding and support of the OAFC and association issues. Media management and delivery, and research and policy support, as it relates to the interests of the OAFC, our members, and the fire service.

Shelley Molica
Finance and Facilities Administrator
shelley.molica@oafc.on.ca
905-426-9865 Ext.1221

General inquires and administration.  Financial management and oversight; banking info, payroll, accounts payable/receivable, bookkeeping, expenses, budgeting; employee benefits and pension; maintain and manage OAFC/OFAI properties; financial oversight and support for other partner organizations. 

Katelyn Widdop
Events and Trade Show Manager
katelyn.widdop@oafc.on.ca
905-426-9865 Ext.1224

Customer service inquires as it relates to all events. Trade shows, seminar and special event coordination; trade show sales and lead generation; off-site travel and accommodation booking; assists with event sponsorship; administrative support for events, trade shows and other staff; committee support and coordination; Business development, partnerships and funding opportunities; Interim program support.

Laura Aivaliotis
Administrative and Program Coordinator
laura.aivaliotis@oafc.on.ca
905-426-9865 Ext.1230

Operational support to staff, management, members, job postings and equipment ads; Board/member customer service; manages membership data; OAFC and third-party event registrar; The Working Minds First Responder (TWMR), Solar Safety and Beyond Hoses and Helmets (BHH) program coordinator; data entry; OFAI support.
Ontario Fire Administration Inc. (OFAI) 

Helaina Mulville
Program Manager
helaina.mulville@oafc.on.ca
905-426-6756 Ext.1227

Continuously develop, promote, support, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate overall operations of the OFAI Candidate Testing Services (CTS) Program; New Project/Program development; Manage municipal fire service partner relations and advisory board; Liaison for all municipal partner recruitments; Oversee and maintain test facility operations; Partnership development with new municipal members; Program outreach with provincial pre-service programs; Issues management; Provide administrative assistance to the customer support coordinator. 

Linda Ritchie
OFAI Customer Support Coordinator
linda.ritchie@oafc.on.ca
905-426-6756 Ext.1225

Candidate and customer inquiries, scheduling, orders, credits, certificates, refunds, re-tests; test facility liaison; Interim program administrator; elevated customer support/grievance processing; municipal customer support, certificate validations; assists with website content management.