Lisa Geddes
Boating BC has announced the hiring of a new Executive Director effective June 15th 2014. “We are very excited to announce that Lisa Geddes has been appointed to lead Boating BC Association’s business affairs moving forward” said Don Prittie, President of Boating BC. 
 
Lisa is no stranger to the recreational marine industry having spent many years at Mustang Survival Corporation where she began in product development and ended her time there as Director of Marketing. More recently, Lisa has been involved in senior positions with the Rick Hansen Foundation and Peace Arch Hospital Community Health Foundation. As a founding member of Boat for Hope, a special event created to share the experience of boating with special needs children, Lisa
understands the passion and joy of getting people of all walks of life out on the waters of British Columbia. Working with the Boating BC Board of Directors and other industry partners, Lisa will bring an infectious enthusiasm for recreational boating to all members of Boating BC and the larger marine community.
We welcome Lisa aboard!
 
Boating BC Association (Boating BC) is the voice of the recreational marine industry in British Columbia. Working with other industry groups locally, nationally and internationally; and at all levels of government to provide a strong and consistent voice for the boating community, their mandate is to promote recreational boating in BC and to ensure a positive atmosphere of growth for all members. In addition to owning the
Vancouver International Boat Show, Boating BC actively pursues opportunities to promote boating in British Columbia and provide value to its members.
 
For more information contact: Don Prittie @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 250 893 0055 Mobile

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