Ismael is the former Nova Scotia Provincial Director and Atlantic Regional Director (Education) of the Canadian Red Cross.
Prior to these roles, Mr. Aquino was the National Coordinator, First Aid Services and participated on projects with the IFRC and ICRC. For more than a decade, he specialized in program management specifically in the areas of disaster management, community health, and volunteer resources. He provided leadership during a number of disaster responses with the CRC including the crash of Swissair 111, Kosovo Refugee Relief, 9/11, and Hurricane Juan. He also served on a mission in 2008 to Tsunami-affected Sri Lanka as part of the Organizational Development/Capacity Building evaluation team.
HESA 4040.70 - Principles of Community-Based EHS