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Sherri Ferguson, MSc

Director at Large 2016-2018

Sherri Ferguson is currently the Director of the Environmental Medicine and Physiology Unit at the Simon Fraser University. She is the Vice-President of the Canadian Association for Underwater Science. She is also a Diving Safety Officer at the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria.

She is the current Chair of the CSA Z275.1 standards committee on Hyperbaric Operations and an Executive voting member of the CSA Z275 committee on Occupational Diving and is an instructor trainer for both recreational SCUBA and Technical Diving and rebreathers. Sherri is a trained commercial diver and instructor from the Commercial Diving Group at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. She was the regional manager for TDI/SDI and worked for both Poseidon and Dräger as their service technician instructor.
Sherri is currently funded by the US Office of Naval Research as a diving phsyiologist and was the recipient of the 2014 Research Trainee Award from Worksafe BC for her work in investigating cardiac effects from diving and the role of oxygen in narcosis.