Kelsey Penner currently serves as a Critical Care Nursing Officer within the Canadian Armed Forces. She is trained as a military Aeromedical Evacuation Crew Member, and has held several clinical and operational positions, including being responsible for the coordination of Aeromedical Evacuation missions globally at 1 Canadian Air Division Headquarters. This incredibly demanding role has given her extensive experience in planning and resource management within the field of aeromedical transport. In 2013, she deployed to Germany where she served as the Canadian Aeromedical Evacuation Liaison Nurse for wounded soldiers returning from Afghanistan. Kelsey is also employed as a staff nurse within the Emergency Department at Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg.