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Mr. Brian J. Patterson, CFE, OStJ, FNWC


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Mr. Brian J. Patterson is a Fellow of New Westminster College. He has an outstanding record of ethical leadership and is the President and General Manager of the Ontario Safety League in Toronto. He also serves as the Chair and Director of St. John Ambulance for the York Region.

Mr. Patterson is the author of numerous articles related to the provision of security services and equipment purchases. He is a lecturer on topics relevant to the provision of security services and the impact of legislation governing the industry in a number of forums, including ASIS International and various professional security associations. He is past Chairman of the AIGAO Education and Training Committee, and contributing member of the Canadian General Standards Board Uniformed Security Officer Evaluation Committee.

Mr. Patterson served as a regular and reserve infantry officer in the Canadian Forces and is certified as a Certified Fraud Examiner by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

His honours and awards include:

  • 2013: Fellow, New Westminster College
  • 2012: Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (Canada)
  • 2009: Officer, Venerable Order of St. John
  • 2007: St. John Ambulance Long Service Medal
  • 2003: Member, Venerable Order of St. John
  • 2002: Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal (Canada)
  • 1992: Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation

As a Fellow of New Westminster College, Mr. Brian Patterson is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.