Advisory Council of

Geordie Newlands runs Summer Water Sports (sws) Canada’s largest water sports company as well as a Marina on Lake Rosseau. He is a Member of the National Show Ski Team, a Board Member with Water Ski and Wakeboard Ontario and a Member of the National Show Ski Committee
Bill Jennings Water Safety Authority
Steve Tait Gordon Bay Marine
Sergeant Todd Selvage has been a Police Officer for 27 years starting with York Regional Police and eventually changing to the Ontario Provincial Police. Todd has worked in the communities of Markham, Bracebridge, Smooth Rock Falls, Cochrane, Kapuskasing and Hearst. Todd has a wide variety of policing experience holding roles of a uniformed officer, Detective, Snow Vehicle Operator, Marine Officer, Scenes of Crime Officer, Detective Sergeant and Shift Supervisor. Sergeant Selvage currently works out of the Bracebridge Detachment as a shift supervisor and Marine Policing Coordinator. Todd has been around the marine environment all of his life and is passionate about boating on and off the job. Sergeant Selvage brings to the advisory group a law enforcement perspective as well as a waterfront owner perspective with a full time residence on Lake Muskoka.
Sara Anghel assumed the role of executive director/vice-president of government relations with the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Canada in 2008. Anghel has nearly 20 years of experience in the realm of government relations. She served in a number of political positions with the Ontario government including communications, policy and chief of staff to the Minister of Northern Development & Mines and Environment.
John has wide experience as a member of over 45 community volunteer boards, most at the Chair, Executive or Programme Advisory level. He currently is Chair of the Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC). And a Member National Recreational Boating Advisory Committee. John is also Co-Chair of the Canadian Marine Advisory Council, Standing Committee on Recreational Boating.Other roles include Past Chair and current Race Director of the Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival, Past President and current Director of the Trent Severn Antique and Classic Boat Association, Director, Toronto Antique and Classic Boat Association. Member, Trent Severn Water Management Advisory Committee, Coast Guard Auxiliary and Transport Canada Boating Safety Specialist. 2006 and CHEX Television on air boating safety tips, Writer, Producer and Presenter.