CSBC Executive Committee/Directors

Chair Mike Dean  
Vice Chair Mal Blann Individual (CPS-ECP)
Past Chair John Gullick  
Treasurer Joe Gatfield  
Secretary Ron Kroeker  
Officer Jean Murray  
Officer Peter Heard  
Executive Support Officer John McMullen  
Director Barbara Byers Lifesaving Society - Ontario
Director Lili Colby Mustang Survival Corp.
Director Ian Gilson  
Director Peter Heard  
Director Lawrence Jacobs  
Director Jason Krott Port of Vancouver
Director Michelle McShane Paddle Canada
Director Dave Moffatt Ontario Provincial Police
Director Jean Murray  
Director Brenda Reeve  
Director Steve Wagner Salus Marine Wear


Effective May 24, 2023

5 Key Steps to Safer Boating

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Wear Your Lifejacket

Legally you must carry one on board, appropriately sized for each passenger. But don’t just carry it, WEAR IT.

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Boat Sober

Boating under the influence of alcohol, recreational drugs or prescription narcotics, is illegal, irresponsible and potentially deadly. Leave any such substances until you return to the dock.

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Take a Boating Course

The law requires that anyone operating a power-driven boat must have a Pleasure Craft Operator Card OR other accredited proof of competency and it must be carried on board.

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Be Prepared - You and Your Vessel

Ensure your boat has all the required safety gear and sufficient fuel. Be sure the weather is suitable for your vessel’s capabilities.

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Be Cold Water Safe

Cold water is a significant risk. Learn how to protect yourself.