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Posted: February 23rd, 2015
PAT VANGORP

Pat gained her interest in Aquatic Management when working for the Camp Fire Girls camp in Iowa. She was so interested in Recreational Aquatics that she decided to double major in physical education and recreation in college at Iowa State. Pat Started her full-time aquatics career working for the YMCA,

Posted: March 14th, 2014
DR. LARRY NEWELL

March 4, 2014, Ocoee Florida – Jeff Ellis & Associates, Inc. (E&A) is pleased to announce it has added a new face to its family. Dr. Larry Newell is joining us as Vice President and Medical Director. Larry has worked with E&A in the past, but with this appointment, the firm will be able to take advantage of his full talents and energies.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014
JOSEPH M. MINNINGER

I have been in the Aquatic field for over 50 years. I Started as a Red Cross Lifeguard in 1960 and became a Red Cross Instructor in Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid by 1966.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014
BRANDON GOUDREAU

Employed as a lifeguard for almost 5 years now, aquatics supervisor for 3 years and e&a instructor for 2. Over 400 hours of community service in high school and was JROTC unit commander.joined the marine corps

Posted: February 23rd, 2013
ERIK HOUSTON

Erik Houston joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve in 2006. He is a graduate of MCRD Parris Island, Infantry School aboard Camp Lejune and later the Cannoneers Course aboard Ft Sill, Oklahoma. He served oversees with distinction and was transferred to the Individual Ready Reserve in 2013.

Posted: January 23rd, 2011
VERA SOLIS

Vera started lifeguarding in Douglas Wyoming in 1983. She then moved to College Station, Texas to attend Texas A&M University. Vera is a graduate of Texas A&M University in Kinesiology with a Biology minor.

Posted: November 23rd, 2010
2010 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: ROSIE ROSENTHAL

The 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award was presented in January to Catherine “Rosie” Rosenthal, who has for many years been the mainstay of St.Charles (MO) Parks & Recreation.

Posted: June 23rd, 2010
IN MEMORIAL HUNTER GOOLD

About Hunter Blackstone Goold:
Hunter grew up in Sacramento, CA and was the only son in a family of five children. With four sisters, Hunter knew that being the funny one kept everyone happy. With his blonde hair and great big smile his charm and whit could win anyone over. Hunter’s passion for life in the face of personal trials was an inspiration to anyone who met him.

Posted: October 23rd, 2009
Lifetime Achievement Award Vera Vowell

The first E&A Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Vera Vowell during the E&A International Aquatic Safety School of 2009.
Vera is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where she received a degree in Kinesiology with a minor in Biology. Vera is presently the Aquatics Supervisor for the City of College Station in College Station, Texas.

Posted: February 23rd, 2008
Memorial Ron Rhinehart

Below are some messages from Ron’s many friends.
My personal message to My Sweetie,