Executive Vice President

George McAffer

George McAffer works with VCDS President, Bob Smith, in drafting strategic initiatives as the society’s Executive Vice President. George leads the fundraising and grant application activities which have played a large role in the financial successes of the organization. As an early member of the VCDS executive team, George was instrumental in developing the Bylaws, Policies and Procedures in use today. George is also the VCDS Legacy Giving Director.

George served as a fighter pilot and senior officer in the RCAF for 30 years, serving in most provinces of Canada including the high Arctic, as well as in Europe, the United Kingdom, and the U.S.A. He was an executive in the BC Government and then Vice President of Asian Operations for Canadian Standards Association (CSA), based in Singapore. On return to Canada, he owned two successful businesses in the Lower Mainland. He has volunteered on the CSA Certification board, the YMCA board of directors, as an executive in youth hockey and swim organizations and as a Crisis Line worker. George resides in South Surrey.