Antigonish County

Robert MacPherson

FSANS Director for Antigonish County

Robert joined the Antigonish Town Fire Dept. in 1987 and is currently in his 30th year. He has attained Level 2 Firefighter Certification, Advanced RIT Training as well as Medical First Responder. After being involved in a number of extremely bad Firefighting and Rescue situations, he experienced first hand the need for Critical Incident Stress support and education. As a result, he took Critical Incident Stress Training, and in 1997 joined the Nova Scotia Fire Service Critical Incident Stress Team and continues to be a member to this day. During his 30 years with Antigonish Town Fire Dept. he held various positions including Firefighter, Rescue Captain, Pumper Lieutenant, Fire Chief for 5 of those years, and currently Deputy Fire Chief. He has worked at Michelin Tire for 38 years and 21 of those years on the Michelin Emergency Response Team with many years as Crew Captain. Married to the love of his life Patricia, they have 3 beautiful daughters Amy, Jenny and Sylvia and along with their families was further blessed with 5 Grand Children.

Contact Information:

Robert MacPherson

83 Brookland St.

Antigonish, NS B2G 1W1

Home: (902) 863-2704

Cell: (902) 872-0522

Email: robert.macpherson@ns.sympatico.ca

ALTERNATE: George Derabbie