– President of the Vancouver Skateboard Coalition, skateboard Advocate
Since 2005 Jeff has been an active part of the Vancouver Skateboard Coalition. A Vancouver non-profit organization who’s mission is to act as an entity that is accessible to all skateboarders.
Jeff has been actively skateboarding and participating in skateboard culture for over 30 years.
Since 2005 Jeff has been an active part of the Vancouver Skateboard Coalition.
A Vancouver non-profit organization who’s mission is to act as an entity that is accessible to all skateboarders, promoting unity throughout Vancouver’s diverse skateboard scene and taking a proactive role in creating, advocating and maintaining safe, fun environments that are open and inclusive to anyone wishing to use them.
In 2010 Jeff became the vice president of the coalition and as of February 2015 he was voted in as the President of the Vancouver Skateboard Coalition. Since his vice presidency and now presidency, through the coalition Jeff has been the liaison between the skate board community and Vancouver City hall.
On top of his Coalition work; For the last 12 years Jeff has worked for the Vancouver Parks Board as a youth worker whose focus has been primarily on skateboard related events, camps, contests, lessons and clinics.
When Jeff is not working with the Parks Board and running to meetings to represent The Vancouver Skateboard Coalition he can be found helping to run Canada’s Oldest skateboard company, Skull Skates and Canada’s Oldest Skateboard Shop, PD’s Hot Shop.
There he deals with the day to days of both businesses and is in charge of the shop and the brands social media accounts
In Jeff’s off time he is an active board member for The Mill Project. The Mill project aims to resurrect West Vancouver’s Inglewood “Mill” Skate Park -the very first skateboard park in Canada. The “Mill” was constructed in 1977, then buried in 1984.
Vancouver Skateboard Coalition
Vancouver’s Voice for Skateboarding
The mission of the Vancouver Skateboarding Coalition is to act as an entity that is accessible to all skateboarders, promoting unity throughout our city’s diverse skateboard scene and taking a proactive role in creating and maintaining a safe, fun environment that all of Vancouver’s skateboarders can enjoy for years to come.
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