Emily Verreault is the current (2014-16) athlete representative.

Emily has competed at two World Lifesaving Championships (2012, 2014). In 2012, she placed 5th and 6th overall in the 90m beach sprint and beach flags, respectively, and was a member of the 4-person team to win bronze in the simulated emergency response event, Canada’s best standing in the event in over a decade.

In 2014, she topped her career best by placing 3rd in the beach sprint at World Championships, a feat that was achieved with a broken hand.

She competed at the 2011 and 2013 International Surf Rescue Challenge competitions and the 2013 Sanyo Bussan International Lifesaving Cup. Domestically, she has been the national champion in both beach flags and the 90m sprint 6 and 7 times, respectively.

In 2012, she was named the Female Athlete of the Year by the Lifesaving Society Canada.

Emily is a member of the Ottawa Valley Lifesaving Club.

The purpose of the Canadian Athlete Representative is to represent the needs and protect the interests of all high performance athletes in Canada.