Board of Directors
Max started with the Vancouver Lifeguard Association back in 2009 as a participant in the Beach Alert and Junior Lifeguard Club programs. Over the years, Max’s keen enthusiasm towards aquatics and recreation has never stopped. He has worked in many capacities with the VLA including on the Board of Directors, as a manager, Head Lifeguard and Junior Lifeguard Instructor. In 2014 Max became an employee of the City of Vancouver as an Outdoor Beaches & Pool Lifeguard and an Indoor Pool Lifeguard. Max teaches advanced aquatics courses to new lifeguards for example the National Lifeguard Option Course. Recently Max has pursued becoming a licensed Paramedic through the Justice Institute of BC and is now working for the British Columbia Emergency Health Services, BC Ambulance. Max aspires to gain more education to further his career in Paramedicine while teaching Prehospital care medicine to search and rescue providers, ski patrol and park rangers across BC with PEAK Emergency Care Training Inc.
Co - Chair
Rachel has been with the City of Vancouver Aquatic Services for over 20 years in both Outdoor Beaches & Pools and Indoor pools systems. Throughout her time in aquatics Rachel has work in the capacity of lifeguard, supervisor and recreational programmer in both Vancouver and other Metro Vancouver municipalities. She loves being part of a growing community of lifeguards and recreation enthusiasts. She believes in the key values of having fun, keeping people safe, teaching and educating others to continue and pursue their passions. Rachel holds a Bachelors of Arts from Simon Fraser University.
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Victors aquatic career started in 2015 with the City of Vancouver, Aquatic Services. In 2016 Victor completed his Automotive Technician Certificate in a level 2 apprenticeship with Honda. After his time in school Victor quickly realized how fulfilling aquatics and recreation is and returned. He now is a Regular Part Time Aquatic Leader with the City of Vancouver and a Healthcare Security Officer with the Paladin Security Group in various Metro Vancouver Hospitals. Victor hopes to bring a new fresh ideas and strong leadership to the VLA.
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