Jeffrey Borges promoted to the top job at St John Ambulance
An “influential asset” to the growth of St John Ambulance Bermuda has been promoted to the position of Commissioner.
Jeffrey Borges was Deputy Commissioner at the charity before his latest appointment.
A spokeswoman said: “Mr Borges joined St John Ambulance in September, 2008 and has held several positions since then for over the past ten years.
“He has seen the organisation grow since he joined and has been a very influential asset to its success.”
The spokeswoman said Mr Borges, a Bermudian, graduated from Acadia University in Nova Scotia with a degree in Business Administration.
He has completed courses in First Aid and CPR as well as Emergency Medical Responder, Emergency Medical Technician and Mass Casualty Incident Command training.
St John Ambulance has helped with the first aid needs of people in Bermuda since 1894.
The charity’s website explained: “We teach valuable life-saving skills through our training programmes and provide an ambulance service designed to provide medical coverage at public events.”
It added: “We also offer a patient transfer service, working closely with the hospital and nursing homes across the island to make the transfer process as simple and efficient as possible."