Dean has held certificates in Standard First Aid and First Responder with his Industrial and Occupational First Aid attendant experience going back 25 years. Seeking a challenge he entered the instructor arena starting off with OFA 1 and subsequently advanced to OFA 3 instructor. As a former peace officer of many years he has dealt with a great number of minor and traumatic first aid calls and brings a wealth of field experience with him. Dean is also a Red Cross instructor.
Maggie’s bubbly personality and proven instructing skills has her in demand. She first began taking first aid courses in 1969 and for the last several years has taught Red Cross, CPR and all levels of Occupational First Aid. Her curriculum vitae includes a Recreation Degree in 1970, a diploma course in Occupational Safety and Health course with WCB and a business course in Managing Human Resources. Maggie teaches our part time OFA classes.
Having taught at our school since 1995 Ian answered the call on the first of October, 2005 to become a full time paramedic with the B.C. Ambulance Service.
Nick has been an Occupational First Aid attendant since 1986 when he worked as an attendant at Expo 86. He has been seriously involved with First Aid competitions since 1987. His competition accomplishments include: Eleven time Lower Mainland Champ, Two time Provincial Champ, and 1995 World Champion. Nick has worked for Telus for twenty-five years and was very involved with their safety program. He has been a part time instructor for Maple Ridge First Aid School since 1995 and is also the First Aid instructor for West Coast School of Mountain Biking.