Management & Consultants
President and CEO
Ron Janzen is an experienced executive leader with a passion for the workplace health and safety of all Manitobans. He has worked in a senior leadership capacity (CEO, Exec Director, Vice President, COO, CFO, CIO) for such varied sectors as education, financial services, healthcare, relief and development, and social services. Ron has worked in the private sector, public sector, for-profit and non-profit environments and appreciates the occupational health & safety needs and challenges in those contexts. Ron is committed to servant leadership as a model to support and develop the strong team at Safety Services Manitoba, guide strategic direction and to serve the needs of clients and stakeholders.
Ron is an active individual who enjoys giving back through community service. He currently serves on the boards & executive of the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation (relief & development services) and Initiatives for Just Communities (restorative justice services). For recreation Ron is an avid cyclist, cross-country skier, and auto-slalom enthusiast.
Lyn Stienstra, CPA, CMA
Chief Financial Officer
Lyn Stienstra is a woman with a lot of stamps on her passport and many miles under her wheels. In addition to being an avid cyclist (who once pedalled from Winnipeg to Atlanta to raise money for Habitat for Humanity) and world traveler (ask her about feeding wild hyenas in the middle of the night sometime), Lyn is the current board chair of Creative Manitoba, and has previously served on the boards of Manitoba Council for International Cooperation and Women’s Health Clinic. She’s also a CPA, CMA with more than two decades of experience in industrial manufacturing, international development, and arts management.
Adam Paoletic, CRSP, HSP
Director, Safety Services and Training
As Director, Safety Services and Training Adam leads our Occupational Safety and Safe Driving teams. Adam plays a key role at SSM within our Leadership Team and leading our trainers and consultants. Adam has been part of SSM’s team since 2009. During his time with SSM, Adam has trained thousands of students and consulted numerous companies throughout Manitoba. Adam’s sincere dedication and communication skills have become his trademark with all companies who have worked with him.
Adam has a keen interest in solving the challenges presented by the fields of occupational health & safety, fire, and life safety. This interest has made him very diverse in his abilities to solve both current and unforeseen challenges that many companies may face in today’s workforce and economy. Adam has a proven track record for dramatically improving his clients’ safety culture due to his ability to recognize issues, listen to concerns, and council all levels of staff in each unique company setting.
Adam holds a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation, Occupational Health and Safety Practitioner Certificate (Red River College), Health and Safety Professional (HSP) designation, and Wildlife Forestry & Conservation Management Diploma (CDI College). Adam is a licensed NFPA Fire and Life Safety Educator in the Province of Manitoba and has assisted in the development of many training courses including the SAFE Work Auditor program for the Manitoba Government.
Doug Kit, BComm(Hons)
Director of Business Development
As SSM’s Director of Business Development, Doug Kit enjoys building relationships with each prospective and new client to learn exactly what their needs are and how SSM can help. Doug’s in-depth knowledge of safety requirements and expertise in providing compliant solutions is an asset to SSM – and to each and every one of our clients
Since earning his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and graduating with recognition as a top performer in both professional sales and branch manager roles, Doug has excelled in every sales position he has held. During his nearly 30-year professional sales career, Doug has launched, managed and expanded sales divisions and territories at three different companies.
Anita Zubricki, BA
Director of Marketing and Customer Experience
Anita has led the marketing department at Safety Services Manitoba since 2009 and has been responsible for directing the marketing strategy for the organization through an impressive period of growth. Anita has been instrumental in the introduction, growth, and evolution of the Safety Services Manitoba Occupational Health & Safety Conference and the Assembly of Manitoba Safety Professionals.
As a key member of the SSM leadership team, Anita also exhibits leadership in the community, having served in the past as co-chair in both the NAOSH and Steps for Life committees. She remains active on the NAOSH committee and is currently an active Board member of the Advertising Association of Winnipeg, holding the role of Director of Education and co-chair of their Digital Marketing Day.
Manager of Road Safety Programming
As the Manager of Road Safety and Programming at Safety Services Manitoba, Terris leads our Road Safety Team with extensive experience dating back to 2000 whenhe started with the Government of Manitoba’s Division Driver Vehicle Licensing (DDVL) as a Driver Examiner. His in-depth understanding, knowledge, and experience in interpreting both the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) and the Off-Road Vehicles Act are vast.
Over the years, Terris has evaluated and tested thousands of Manitoba drivers for their Class 1-6 Licenses, including air brake and slack adjusters. Moreover, he has excelled in supervisory roles, overseeing teams of Driver Examiners across various capacities and centers throughout the Province for the past 13 years.
Terris’s career has honed his training abilities, interpersonal skills, and leadership qualities, making him exceptionally adept in his field. Since joining Safety Services Manitoba in 2009, Terris has been a valuable member of our team. He has successfully trained thousands of students and provided consultancy services to numerous companies in Manitoba, focusing on Motor Vehicle Road Safety and Off-Road Vehicle Safety. His expertise has made him the go-to person for questions, concerns, program development, and course delivery.
Terris’s presentation skills are exemplary, consistently receiving praise from corporate clients who frequently request his involvement in delivering courses. His leadership is widely respected, characterized by professionalism and a wealth of knowledge, reflecting positively on Safety Services Manitoba.
Beyond his professional accomplishments, Terris is an avid outdoor enthusiast, spending countless hours and miles riding ATVs and snowmobiles on trails throughout Manitoba, Ontario, and Alberta. He also enjoys powersports activities, including motorcycle riding.
Terris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, complemented by various training courses he has undertaken over the years, such as a Lead Supervisor Certificate and CORE Leadership Certification.
David Dyck, CRST, CCS, HSP, RIM, LIAT, NCSO
Lead Instructor / Quality Auditor
David is a dedicated professional with over 20 years of experience, specializing in the fields for aviation, freight movement/warehousing and logistics. David is a Certified and Designated Canadian Customs Specialist (CCS) and Certified Risk Management Specialist (RIM).
David has a wide array of experience including managing daily operations, recruiting and Human Resources, scheduling, managing resources, problem resolution, technical communication and audits.
A competent and versatile instructor, David has created and delivered many specialized health and safety courses during his 20+ year in industry. He has taught First Aid/CPR/AED, Transportation of Dangerous Goods (Air and Ground), GHS/WHMIS, Boating, Restricted Radio Operator (Land and Air), Survival, Water Rescue and Emergency Response. At SSM, David shares his extensive experience and knowledge of areas of search and rescue in courses such as High Angle Rescue, Emergency Response and Confined Space Rescue.
David’s experience has shown him that knowing what to do in the first 10 or 15 minutes can make the difference in any emergency, and he is passionate about keeping families safe by giving people the tools, knowledge, and confidence to respond appropriately in a crisis.
Bobbie Kiesman, CRSP, NCSO
Lead Occupational Safety and Health Consultant
Bobbie is an experienced health and safety professional and a valuable member of the SSM Occupational Consulting team. With over 15 years of experience as a health and safety professional in a variety of industry sectors including Construction, Health Care, Agriculture, and Manufacturing. She has produced tailored safety manuals, practices and procedures in her previous work and consulting work at SSM.
Bobbie has experience in establishing effective and efficient health and safety management programs, reducing injury rates and WCB costs. From travelling across Canada communicating and training thousands of farmers and firefighters on engulfment rescue and grain safety to leading effective change in Manitoba’s largest hospital, she is an asset to be reckoned with. Creating opportunities for collaboration, training, meaningful impact and focusing on injury and illness prevention; She has years of experience creating high-impact initiatives, training programs, and implementing communication systems within complex organization structures.
Being passionate about workplace health and safety committees and creating tailored training, she is encouraging and supporting the essential collaboration required for effective health and safety systems. Using her skills to implement requirements to achieve and maintain COR certification, along with customizing return-to-work programs for injured workers, Bobbie is an indispensable resource for both SSM and her clients.
Bobbie has extensive education in Occupational Safety and Health including Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) designation, Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health, National Construction Safety Officer (NCSO), and certified Auditor.
Miranda Deline, NCSO
Occupational Safety and Health Consultant
Miranda has been working in the safety industry for over seven years. She has thorough hands-on experience and strong knowledge of provincial and federal workplace safety and health. Miranda continues to create numerous safety programs that became both effective and manageable, inspires teams to build a strong safety culture, and trains all levels of an organization to take ownership in their Internal Responsibility Systems. In every metric, the companies Miranda works with have seen stunning improvements under her leadership. Miranda has a passion for connecting with individuals at every level of an organization; making sure everyone knows their role is important, that they are cared for and the work they perform safely impacts the lives around them.
Client Services Coordinator
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
Client Services Coordinator
Facilities & Equipment Coordinator
Customer Service Representative
Customer Service Representative
Vannessa Odufa Iyere
Customer Service Representative
Occupational Safety Trainers and Consultants
Christine Berard, CRSP
Jim McLaughlin, CRSP
Dr. Stephan Cooper
Safe Driving Trainers