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Who's Who

Mark Ferguson

Commissioner

Mark Ferguson MStJ

Mark Ferguson MStJ The Commissioner is the Chairperson of the Territory Officer Team of St John Ambulance Australia (NT) and is the representative for all volunteers in the Northern Territory. They assist and support the Director VFAS in implementing national policies, standards and practice guidelines for the provision of event and emergency first aid services by St John Ambulance Australia, throughout the Northern Territory. The Commissioner is the public face of the volunteers in regard to media coverage, attendance at corporate events and liaising with other community organisations.

Mark Ferguson was appointed as Commissioner in February 2015. He first joined as a Cadet in Alice Springs and then moved Katherine re-joined as an adult member in 1999 and is now an Intensive Care Paramedic. Mark will complete his Masters of Paramedical Science later this year. He is married and has four daughters.

craig garraway

paul berry

Deputy Commissioners

Craig Garraway CStJ and Paul Berry OStJ

There are currently two Deputy Commissioner positions in the Northern Territory. One position is based in Darwin with the other based in Alice Springs.

The Deputy Commissioners are responsible for providing support to the Commissioner for everything related to the volunteer divisions in their area however they may be called upon to respond to matters in any area in the Northern Territory. They assist the Commissioner and the Director VFAS in implementing national policies, standards and practice guidelines for the provision of event and emergency first aid services by St John Ambulance Australia, throughout the Northern Territory.

The Deputy Commissioner positions are currently held by Paul Berry and Craig Garraway. Paul joined St John as a volunteer in 1997 currently lives in Alice Springs and is married with three adult sons. Craig joined St John as a volunteer in 1989 and is employed by St John as the Operations Manager for the Ambulance Service in the Northern Territory; he is married with three sons.

michael mckay

Territory Professional Officer

Michael McKay ASM OStJ

The Territory Professional Officer role, currently held by Michael McKay, is to advise the Commissioner on all clinical matters and matters in relation to the Scope of Practice (Clinical Practice Guidelines) for volunteer health professionals. This role also is an advisory role for the Ambulance service. Michael has been with St John Ambulance NT since 1984 and is current employed by St John as the Director of Ambulances for the NT. He is married and has two adult children.

kimberly mckay

Territory Superintendent

Kimberlee McKay MStJ

Kimberlee McKay is the Territory Superintendent responsible for overseeing the efficient management and administration of Adult Divisions through the Superintendents as required by best practice. She is responsible for auditing and reviewing each adult division annually, including finances. The Territory Superintendent will provide guidance, mentoring and resourcing to support Superintendents in their role. Kimberlee first joined St John in 2003 and has previously held positions of Divisional Officer and Superintendent.