Ladysmith SAR


 Ladysmith Search and Rescue is a non-profit Society



WHAT WE DO!


 


Ladysmith SAR: a part of a Great Organisation



Ladysmith Search and Rescue (LSAR) is represented by the British Columbia Search and Rescue Association

The British Columbia Search and Rescue Association enhances the provision of ground search and rescue services in the province by bringing together all SAR professionals in BC to discuss and resolve issues, by accessing funding for training, providing occupational health and safety support, educating the general public on outdoor safety and acting as a common link to information and resources for Search and Rescue practitioners across British Columbia.

Mission and Mandate

The British Columbia Search and Rescue Association was registered in 2002 as a non-profit society and enhances the provision of volunteer search and rescue services in the province by facilitating access to funding, educating the general public on outdoor safety, and providing volunteers with a common link to information and resources. The Board of Directors approved their revised purposes and bylaws in January 2007.

The BC Search and Rescue Association Directors are comprised of search and rescue volunteers from all over the province as well as agency representatives from:

1.     Emergency Management BC

2.     Royal Canadian Mounted Police

3.     British Columbia Police Association

4.     Justice Institute of BC

5.     British Columbia Ambulance Service

6.     Fire Chiefs’ Association of BC

Together, volunteers and agency representatives make up the Board of Directors for the BCSAR Association.

British Columbia Search and Rescue Association
#130-10691 Shellbridge Way, Richmond B.C. V6X 2W8, Canada
+1 604-295-7074

BC is divided into regions that contain SAR groups. Each region is represented by a BCSARA regional director.

Vancouver Island is comprised of:

NORTH ISLAND

      Alberni Valley Rescue Squad

      Arrowsmith SAR

      Campbell River SAR

      Comox Valley SAR

      Nanaimo SAR

      Powell River SAR

      West Coast Inland SAR


 These groups are represented by Grant Cromer, Regional Director Vancouver Island North, BCSARA northisl@bcsara.com  250-203-4507

 

SOUTH ISLAND

      Juan de Fuca Search and Rescue

      Ladysmith SAR

      Metchosin Search and Rescue,

      Peninsula Emergency Measures Organization

      Saanich Search and Rescue

      Salt Spring Island Search and Rescue


These groups are represented by Kyle Van Delft,  Regional Director Vancouver Island South, BCSARA, southisl@bcsara.com 250-327-8599