December 15, 2017 Saving Lives on the Water!


A volunteer Board of Governors holds the legal corporate authority and responsibility for RCM-SAR.  The standing committees for the Board are; Safety and Risk, Finance, Human Resources and Executive.  Board members are recruited for their experience in governance and their skills in areas such as law, accounting, and business management.  The Board actively recruits outside the organization to promote fresh perspectives and best practices.

Chair – Greg Miller

General Sales Manager – Jordans Floor Covering

First Vice Chair – Chris Gouglas

VP Legal Services and General Counsel at Best Buy Canada.

Second Vice Chair – Tracy Lakeman

Governance and Nominating Chair on the Board of Easter Seals, BC Yukon/BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities and the former CEO of Tourism Richmond.

Secretary – Rob Grant

Marine Harbour Patrol Officer, Port of Vancouver. Former RCMP forensic scientist and RCMSAR Operations Manager.

Treasurer – Stephanie Ivy CPA, CA

Controller, A&W Food Services of Canada.

Executive Member – Reg Marrinier

Senior Vice President Retail and Business, BlueShore Financial.


Gordie Robinson

Coxswain and former Station Leader, RCMSAR Nanaimo, and Vancouver Island Commissioner, Scouts Canada

Ken Burton

Retired Executive Director, Vancouver Maritime Museum and former RCMP officer in charge of several patrol vessels

Jane McIvor

Public relations and communications specialist and publisher of the BC Shipping News.

Ian Grantham

Deputy Station Leader at RCM-SAR West Vancouver

Cliff Stewart

Vice-President, Infrastructure at the Port of Vancouver.  Professional engineer with board experience with the North Shore Neighbourhood House.

Dan Savage

Financial services and former federal public servant.

Grant Watkins

Professional Engineer, former CEO of Fibreco Export Inc. and former Chair of the BC Marine Employers Association

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