Volunteer Task Force Members submitted their Report & Recommendations to
PIID Trustees for their consideration on
June 8, 2014
At the AGM on June 28th, 2014 the TFFT report received a majority vote from Islanders requesting Trustees to adopt the report.
Didn't see it yet? Click here for the report & the recommendations.
A Wealth of Experience
Lorne Andras – 25 years on Piers.
30+ Years Experience Volunteering in Firefighting, Search & Rescue, and Law Enforcement; Professionally Trained in Marine Firefighting; 18 Years Forest Firefighting Experience with past forest fire related experience.
Ian Blaney – Piers Islander for 25 years.
Willis Point fire department as firefighter and fire chief, 3 years CRD appointed Fire Commisioner. 20+years of experience in fire fighting and fire department management.
Denis Jesson - Retired architect, 18 years resident of Piers, 6 yrs on PIID 4 years as chairman, 9 yrs member of PIVFD, 3 yrs as First Responder.
Pat Phillips – Piers Island owner for 35 years. 40+ years experience in fire fighting as active volunteer fire-fighter with Piers Island, Sidney and North Saanich Fire Departments including management duties.
Kelly Stevenson – Piers Islander for 35 years. 10 years experience with the PIVD and current active volunteer fire fighter and marine certified vessel operator.
Bob Crooks – Piers Islander for 25 years.
35 years Boilermaker with Dockyards including multiple fire fighting and safety courses including live drills and 8 years as a volunteer with the PIVFD.
Steve Cruise – Piers Island property owner for 25 years.15 years volunteering with the PIVFD including acting as Training Officer and 40 years experience as a fire investigator.
Trevor Matthews - 45 years property owner on Piers. VP of Administration for 25 years at UVIC with oversight responsibility for Campus Security, Safety & Fire protection among other functions.
Jimmy Smith – Piers Islander for 6 years. Lifetime heavy equipment mechanical experience including design and construction of complex pumping systems. Offshore fire fighting training and experience.
Frank Williams – Piers Islander for 35 years. Volunteer with PIVFD for 25+ years with training on marine fires with Canadian navy.