District Master, SK Andy Sambrielaz:
Andy has served in various officer roles in his home council and in his home assembly. He has also served and continues to serve on his home council’s 1st degree team and his district’s 2nd degree team. Andy is a conferring officer of the 3rd degree and participates in the Kelowna based 4th degree team.
Andy has been married to Lia for the last 25 years and they have 5 children.
Andy is a Chartered Accountant (now called a Chartered Professional Accountant) and runs his own practice in Kelowna.
Other than spending time working as a Sir Knight, Andy enjoyed camping and hiking with his Scouts before graduating to Scouter training and desk duties, being a first aider for various minor hockey teams, and genealogy.
Due to the difficult geography of the region and the large distances between different parts of the district, the Master has four District Marshalls to assist him with 4th Degree activities across the province.
SK Gordo Reichelt – Vancouver Island and Powell River
SK Elemer Lazar – Lower Mainland, Hope to Richmond
SK Val Cylwa – Okanagan (Assemblies in Districts 8, 9, 10 and 11)
SK Frank Visentin – North (Assemblies in Districts 15, 16,and 29)
For Assemblies in the North East, the Kootenays (East and West) and the Cariboo, Marshalls will be provided on a case by case basis.