Our Structure

Governance and structure

The Lifesaving Society Newfoundland Labrador is governed by an elected volunteer Board of Directors who govern in accordance with the Society's mission and bylaws. Directors are elected for a 2 year term by the Society's membership at the annual general meeting. No person or body external to the Society is entitled to appoint any directors. Directors appoint all officers, including committee chairs.


The Society's office staff provide support from the Society's headquarters at 11 Austin Street in St. John's.

Board of Directors

The Lifesaving Society Newfoundland Labrador Board of Directors was elected at the 2021 AGM and is composed of:


Gary Nolan, President

Corinne Wright, Past President

Ryan Gosse, VP Finance

Chris Mercer, VP Training Programs

Barry Fordham, VP Public Education

Raegan Wiseman, CEO