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Promoting Safety on the Waters of Lake Gaston

Lake Gaston Water Safety Council - Board of Directors

LGWSC PRESIDENT - Mike Klein  (Term expires 10/31/18) -

LGWSC VICE PRESIDENT - Jim Nold  (Term expires 10/31/18) -

LGWSC SECRETARY - Randi Klein   (Term expires 10/31/18) -

LGWSC TREASURER - Jack Saunders  (Term expires 10/31/18) -

DIRECTOR AT LARGE - Doug Hughes  (Term expires 10/31/18)

DIRECTOR AT LARGE - Brian Goldsworthy  (Term expires 10/31/18)

DIRECTOR AT LARGE - Jay Koepf  (Term expires 10/31/19)

DIRECTOR AT LARGE - Tom VanPetten  (Term expires 10/31/19)

EX-OFFICIOS - Will Miller  (Dominion Rep) -

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LGWSC 2016 Achievements...

  • Updated and published a Boater Safety Brochure specifically for Lake Gaston, and distributed 300 copies in the five counties around Lake Gaston.
  • Distributed 180 whistles and updated laminated Water Safety Cards to boat owners on Lake Gaston.
  • Provided boating safety flyers to area Realtors to be included in their rental packets. (700 copies of 8 items)
  • LGWSC members answered questions from an estimated 345 boaters viewing the Water Safety Information Trailer that was displayed at 15 events in the five counties, with 36 members contributing over 100 hours of public service.
  • Promoted awareness of the Children's Life Jacket Loaner Program at nine (9) locations around the Lake to ensure visitors had proper safety equipment available.
  • Sponsored three educational programs in water safety and legal requirements for the membership and interested parties.
  • Identified focal points for reporting missing, off station and malfunctioning danger and navigation buoys:
    • Mile Markers - (252) 535-6161 Ext. 4
    • Danger and Navigation Buoys - (919) 707-0150 (NC) / (434) 848-3107 (VA - Brunswick County) / (434) 738-6191 (VA - Mecklenburg County)
  • Made available signs for personal watercraft responsibility awareness and to promote use of life vests.
  • Provided contact numbers to report unsafe boating incidents in the form of laminated cards and signs.

Contact Info

Lake Gaston Water Safety Council
PO Box 207
Henrico, NC 27842

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