Members

Ken Lugg

Team Coordinator, Logistics Officer, Fundraising Chair

Ken began diving in 1977, and in 1978 as a serving member of the Winnipeg Police Department joined the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit where he served for 22 years. During that time Ken also served as a port inspection dive team member with the Royal Canadian Navy from 1994 to 2000. In 2000, Ken took the plunge and became a PADI Instructor. In both 2001 and 2003, Ken was selected by Langara College and McGill University to teach diving to students in the Canadian Field Studies in Africa Program and certify them in the Indian Ocean. After his return from Africa in 2001, Ken teamed up with former police diver Scott Allingham, and through Tim McFarlane created the Canadian Amphibious Search Team - Central Region. The team initially started with eight charter member and was involved in the first CAST mission in the Athabasca River in 2002. After retirement from the Winnipeg Police in 2003, Ken was enlisted by Canad Inns to head up security operations for the hotel chain.

Greg Matthew

Profiler, Webmaster, Inventory Officer

Greg is a PADI Course Director and experienced deep technical diver. He is also a DAN and EFR Instructor Trainer. He has been a diving instructor for more than twenty-five years. Greg is one of the eight original charter members of CAST - Central Region. When he's not diving or teaching diving he's a high school computer science teacher.

Russell Brown

Diver

Russell started his diving career with the Royal Canadian Navy in 2007 as a Port Inspection Diver. He has conducted hundreds of operational dives across Canada with the Canadian Forces. In 2010, he was recognized by the Navy League of Canada for accumulating the most hours of dive time north of the arctic circle in the Canadian Forces. Russell joined the CAST family in 2008.
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