About Us

The McGill Student Emergency Response Team is a student-run volunteer service, supported by the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU). Our mission is to provide a free and accessible first aid service to McGill University and the greater Montreal community.

Our team is made up of 75+ dedicated volunteers that are certified First Responders under the Canadian Red Cross. We carry a wide range of first aid equipment, including automated external defibrillators, oxygen tanks, cervical collars, and Epi-Pens, and we operate under nationally-recognized protocols. We respond to all McGill residences, with the exception of Solin Hall, between the hours of 18h00 and 6h00.

As an official training partner of the Canadian Red Cross, we aim to disseminate first aid knowledge and skills to the public, by offering first aid courses and certifications.

Call Statistics

Wound Care
32%
Musculoskeletal Injury
30%
Sudden Medical Emergency
29%
Head/Spine Injury
6%
Other
2%
Psychological / Mental Health
1%

2020-2021 Executive Team

Executive Director
Alberto Sobrero (he/him)

Alberto is the Chair of the Executive Committee and the official spokesperson for MSERT. He oversees the operation of the team and supports the individual portfolios of each executive member. He is responsible for ensuring that all of MSERT's actions are in line with MSERT and SSMU's constitutions and by-laws. Alberto is responsible for initiating changes on all official documents to keep them up to date. He enforces rules and regulations as outlined by the Warnings and Disciplinary Procedures Manual. He is MSERT's liaison with outside organizations such as other SSMU services and McGill security. Alberto has been a volunteer with MSERT since 2017.

Director of Personnel
Alyson Jiang (she/her)

Alyson manages MSERT's service requests, volunteer scheduling, and internal communications. She plans social events for team members alongside her events coordinators, Emily and Fiona. Alyson also works with Manon, her scheduling coordinator. She is also the 24-hour contact for all MSERT volunteers. Alyson has been a volunteer with MSERT since 2017.

Director of Operations
Jade Ho (she/her)

Jade manages MSERT's equipment orders and inventory and she is our liaison with outside suppliers. She is also responsible for maintaining our operation head-quarters in residence rooms, our office and the McGill gym. Jade leads a team of three operations coordinators. Her Upper Residence coordinator Eda, and her Lower Residence coordinator Anil both take care of our rooms and first aid supply stocks in residence. Her Office and Hockey coordinator, Cate, deals with our supplies stocks in our office and hockey locations, and manages the office hour schedule. Jade has been volunteer with MSERT since 2017.

Director of Finance & Conferences
Andy Huang (he/him)

Andy creates and oversees the MSERT budget, tracks and processes payments, and deals with reimbursements for team members. He communicates with the SSMU department of finance to ensure the smooth running of our financial operations. Andy is also responsible for organizing MSERT's fundraisers, creating sponsorship packages, and seeking out sponsors. He works closely with his Finance & Conferences coordinators, Anuttara and Ada. Lastly, Andy facilitates MSERT's participation in ACERT conferences. Andy has been a volunteer with MSERT since 2018.

Director of Courses & Public Relations 
Clémence Marie-Thérèse Cuillerot (she/her)

Clémence facilitates Canadian Red Cross first aid courses offered by MSERT to McGill staff and students and the greater Montreal community. She is the liaison with our external training partner Impact Santé and coordinates the First Responder course for new and returning members. She is responsible for creating promotional materials for the team, updating MSERT's social media, and maintaining the website. She works closely with the Courses & PR Coordinators, Summer and Cat. Clémence has been a volunteer with MSERT since 2017.

Director of Training
Sabrina Feng (she/her)

Sabrina is responsible for planning and executing training sessions for the team based on Canadian Red Cross protocols. She is the chair of the training committee composed of five training coordinators: Ben, Dania, Jacob, Joelle, and Shauna with Christina as the Assistant Director. Together, the committee ensures that MSERT's responders are up to date on their skills and response protocols. She also works in tangent with the Internal Affairs portfolio to bring in external training for the team. Sabrina has been a volunteer with MSERT since 2017.

Director of Internal Affairs
Nicole Perkins (she/her)

Nicole manages MSERT's statistics and feedback systems, including compilation of call statistics, McGill community comments, and internal suggestions and progress reports. She designs and implements the team's equity curricula. Nicole works with Alberto on policy creation and revision, and with the internal affairs coordinators, Noah and Michael, on perpetual improvement of MSERT's operational and analytical capacities. Nicole has been a volunteer with MSERT since 2017.

Sponsors

MSERT operations would not be possible without the generous contributions of our fantastic sponsors! 

If you are interested in sponsoring or donating to the McGill Student Emergency Response Team please email msert.finance@gmail.com

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