CSBC Executive Committee/Directors

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


Effective May 29, 2022

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.