Lorne Miller


Associate • Emergency Response | Leadership

Lorne Miller is a born and raised Calgarian who has pursued a successful career as a professional fire fighter with the Calgary Fire Department. He has a particular interest and extensive experience in the Emergency Response field and is qualified in the Incident Command System, Critical Incident Stress Management, Emergency Operations Centre specific courses, and most recently he completed the Hazardous Materials Technician course. All of this training was put to the test during 2013 Southern Alberta floods. Lorne held various positions within the Emergency Operations Centre in Calgary throughout the duration of the incident.

In addition, he has also been a part of numerous other activations/incidents within Calgary. His experience in the EOC coupled with his front-line experience as a responder, allows him to relate to both sides and see the bigger picture.

Lorne completed the Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment for the City of Calgary in 2014 and 2015. He was successfully able to lead a team of 45 departments and collaborate with key external stakeholders to produce an in-depth report which has been the foundation to future editions ever since. He then went on to design and develop emergency response exercises for the City.

In 2020, Lorne completed his Certified Emergency Manager Designation (CEM).
Lorne is also an excellent, highly regarded facilitator. He has taught Leadership, Emergency Management and first Aid to a wide variety of audiences and has an enviable talent for relating to front-line leaders. He is also a keen hockey coach at numerous levels.

Educated at Mount Royal University, he has a degree in Business and has also sat on the Board of the university with specific responsibility for establishing mentorship programs. Lorne prides himself on continuously improving the community he lives in through both professional and personal means and is a keen community volunteer.