Kristin Bortolon

Lead Instructor

Kristin is currently employed in the Region of Niagara as a Primary Care Paramedic, following her completion of the Niagara College Paramedic program with honours. While attending Niagara, Kristin was involved in the development and advancement of the program through being the class representative. Kristin started her education at the University of Toronto where she received her Kinesiology degree with honours. Following her undergraduate, Kristin then completed her Bachelor of Education at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.

Kristin has continued to teach and be focused on the success of her students as she teaches at Niagara College in the department of Allied Health and Practical Nursing, as well as being support staff for testing and evaluation with the Paramedic program.

When she is not kept busy with her work, Kristin is found at the rink in the winter and outside in the summer. Kristin has played National level ringette for many years and still maintains her peak physical condition, on top of juggling her schedule to be on the Waterloo Wildfire team which plays all over Canada. Kristin has goals to travel the world and loves to be the spark of a group and drive others to complete their goals.

Kyle Ferguson


Kyle is a working Primary Care Paramedic in the Region of Niagara. Kyle has been working since 2015 following the completion of his Primary Care Paramedic diploma at Niagara College. Prior to Niagara College, Kyle completed his Biological Science Degree at the University of Guelph, where he also provided private tutoring for other undergraduates in his course.

Kyle has a passion for learning as well as teaching the constant changes that come up in the healthcare field and specifically in Paramedicine. While attending Niagara College, Kyle was a tutor for other students in the science field. After graduation, Kyle has returned to work for Niagara College as a part-time instructor within labs delivering material and evaluation students to ensure their success.

When Kyle is not working, he likes to spend his time on the golf course in the summers or on his snowboard in the winters. In the future, Kyle would love to travel to Italy, specifically to see the area where his family is originally from.