Angel Flight of British Columba
Jeff Morris: President & CEO
Jeff Morris was born in England and served in the Royal Air Force for over 15 years; flying helicopters in Borneo, Handley Page Hastings, and the Lockheed C-130K Hercules.
Leaving the Air Force Jeff continued his flying career in the Lockheed L1011, the Boeing 707 and 747 and eventually retired as the Chief Flight Engineer for Cathay Pacific Airways.
Retiring to BC, Jeff helped set up Angel Flight operations in 1999 and became President and CEO early in the operation. He received the Governor Generals "Caring Canadian Award" for his continued work with Angel Flight.
Jeff was Honorary Colonel to 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force from 2009-2014.
As President and CEO, Jeff is responsible for operations, pilots and flights.
He lives in Sidney, BC, with his wife Margaret.
Martyn Stimpson, CPA, CGA, LPA: Angel Flight Financial Director
After moving to Vancouver Island from the UK in 1988, Martyn received his CGA designation in 2003.
He spent many years in finance both in public and large not-for-profit enterprises and has since been active in public practice for over a decade.
Most recently he has been appointed to the position of Finance Director for Angel Flight, a volunteer led non-profit organization that flies cancer patients, including children, from remote areas of BC for treatment in Vancouver.
In his spare time Martyn loves to explore the West Coast of the island with his wife Marilyn, as well as the rest of the world!
Ted Krasowski: Angel Flight Chief Pilot
Ted started his flying career in 2005, gaining his private license in 2006 and his commercial license in 2008.
Currently, approaching 3000 hours, Ted is night rated and has a twin-engine designation. He also holds a mountain endorsement.
Ted is presently working as Chief Pilot of the Victoria Flying Club Part VII Commercial Air Service (charter operation).
He has also served as Chief Pilot for Angel Flight of British Columbia for the past two years and will soon be expanding his involvement with Angel Flight.
Ruth Ilg: Client Services Manager
I became more interested in light aircraft when my husband, Henry, and I bought a Cardinal (Cessna 177). The ease of flying somewhere is wonderful.
We both volunteered for Civil Air Search and Rescue (I still do), and Henry volunteered as a pilot for Angel Flight. It is a way of giving back to society while doing and sharing something you love to do.
When Darlene took an extended holiday and Jeff looked for help, I felt I could step up. I have aviation knowledge and know something about what cancer patients are facing as my husband was also a cancer patient.