Brad McKay is a retired veteran with 33 years of service with the York Regional Police Service. Brad created the York Region Critical Incident Stress Management Team in 1996 where he holds a position as advisor to the executive and alumni team lead. Brad also created the York Regional Police Peer Support Team in 2014. Brad started the Operational Stress Injury Prevention and Response Unit for the York Regional Police. As a Certified Trauma Responder, Brad has responded to and coordinated hundreds of interventions for front line responders and their families. As a volunteer on 2 Peer Teams, Brad is a community minded energetic advocate for wellness and peer support. Brad is the Team Lead, for the Peer and Trauma Support Systems with the Mood Disorders Society of Canada.