St. John Ambulance, Southwestern Ontario

Windsor–Essex  Chatham–Kent  Sarnia–Lambton  London–Middlesex






About Us

*     A Proud History

*     Board of Directors

*     Extraordinary Volunteers



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Extraordinary Volunteers


The strength of St. John Ambulance throughout Southwestern Ontario are extraordinary and dedicated volunteers.



On 21 August 2017, at Chatham-Kent’s City Council meeting, Sherry Platjouw was awarded St. John’s Long Service Medal, and her husband James Platjouw, OStJ, was recognized for 60,000 volunteer hours of community service. L-R Chairperson Paul Joudrey, CD; Sherry and Jim, and Mayor Randy Hope.




Jean Pierre Dorey Sr. of Windsor’s Medical First Response Unit is promoted to Officer within the Order of St. John (shown with Executive Director Randy Warden).




Margaret Manson, SSStJ, of Chatham-Kent’s Therapy Dogs Unit receives her St. John Ambulance Long Service medal for twelve years service.




Rozanne Leystra of Sarnia-Lambton’s Therapy Dogs Unit receives St. John’s Priory Vote of Thanks for her exceptional community service.



Volunteer of the Year


In 2015, then Chairperson Dwight Blok SBStJ introduced the Chairperson’s Award for a branch Volunteer of the Year. Honourees include:


2016     Anna White

2015     Matthew Lassaline

2014     Jefferery Lavigne, SBStJ






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