Council members come from all walks of life, including:
Local irrigation districts
Local flood control district
Independent water districts
Hospitals and physicians
Emergency medical service workers
Federal and state agencies
City and county agencies
The school system
For more information on how you can become a member, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark Simonian, MD FAAP (Founding Member of Water Safety Council)
Clovis, CA 93619
Valley Children’s Hospital
Mary Jo Quintero, RN, CCRN - Vice President
Prehospital Liaison Nurse
Water Safety Program
Fresno Metropolitan Flood Control District
5469 E. Olive Avenue
Fresno, CA 93727
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Douglas T. Lazo - Immediate Past Chair
Flotilla Commander, Flotilla 05, Div. 10, Dist. 11
7371 N. Adoline Ave.
Fresno CA 93711
2018 Summary of Activity:
Taught Boating/Water Safety Classes K-12 grades: 1200+students
Participated with Fresno Unified School District/Pelco Corporation (13th Anniversary)
Fresno County Fair Grounds: 2000 Students/Parents/Teachers, etc.
Participated with Kohl's/Children's Hospital "Water Safety Day" 1500+ students/parents/teachers
Participated with Lemoore Naval Air Station - "Water Safety Day" 400 pilots/gen. public
Partnered through WSC "Swimming Lesson for underprivileged Program" 500+ students
VA - Fresno Health Care System:
***Deputy Rep.-FRA Fleet Reserve Association - Serving US Coast Guard, Marines and Navy personnel
***On call chaplain - "No Veterans Dies Alone"
***Instructor "Tai Chi for Wellness" - CLC Unit
Participated as member representing the US Coast Guard/Auxiliary at the Clovis Veterans Round table organization
meeting, 1st Wed. of Month. (40 CEO'S representing Fresno/Clovis veterans association.
Vessel Safety Checks - Lake Millerton (300+ inspections)
Participated in the 99th Anniversary Fresno Veterans Day Parade "Largest Veterans Day Parade W/O Mississippi"
***10,000 gen. public reviewed with hundreds of military uinits, etc.
Serving Fresno/Clovis High School graduates going into the US Coast Guard Academy/Regular Coast Guard.
Promote new "California Boating Laws". Distributing CA Boating course/text books. Advising the general
public that 2015 anyone buying, leasing, or renting a boat will have to show proof of taking a boating course + boating
card. (3500+ boating course book distributed)
City of Fresno
Community Recreation Supervisor I
Ted C. Wills Community Center
770 N. San Pablo
Fresno, CA 93728-3640