IVEGOTYOURBACK911 was started by paramedics Jill Foster & Shaun Taylor in 2014. The goal of the campaign is to spread social awareness worldwide in regards to First Responder mental health issues.
On this month’s episode of Critical Levels, we sit down with Jill & Shaun to learn a little bit more about how and why they started the company, and some of the amazing work that they’re doing to help first responders.
Shaun has been a paramedic for the past 10 years and spent 12 years in medical devices as a surgical specialist with KCI Medical, Zimmer, Nobel. He went to Fanshawe College for Fitness and Health Promotion. Shaun is Married to Terra and we have 3 kids. Ensley is 23, Mitch 22 and Tyler is 15
Jill has been a paramedic for 10 years and previously attended university in Thunder Bay for an undergrad and Algonquin College in Ottawa for a Management Diploma. Jill worked for the City of Ottawa and the Ottawa District School Board for 12 years and has been deejaying and throwing events in Toronto for 20 years – many of them fundraisers for vulnerable communities
Loves poutine, hip hop and sneakers