Coast Guard

Scott Wayne Baker

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Scott W. Baker Personal Bio

Scott W. Baker B.A.Sc. was born in Ontario, Canada, on June 24th 1973 and completed high school at St. Michaels University School in Victoria BC. He graduated from the Electrical Engineering programme at the University of British Columbia in 1995 with a specialty in communications. He is a self taught programmer and has been designing web sites since 1992. He has consulted for telecommunications companies across North America as a project manager, specialist in data network design and fibre-optic communications systems, and has presented several lectures on Telecommunications Network Modeling, Social Media, Photography, and Internet Marketing strategies

Current Positions

  • PawPrint.net - President
  • Ecoustic Media Productions - Visual Effects Director
  • Gold Award Society of the Duke of Edinburgh´s Award BC and Yukon - Past President

Training & Certificates

  • Marine:
    • SALTS - Seniors
    • CCGA-P - Advanced Rescue Trainer Evaluator
    • Amateur Radio License - Advanced
    • Master Limited - 60 tons (passengers)
    • Marine Emergency Duties A1/A2
    • Marine Advanced First Aid
    • Simulated Electronic Navigation - Limited
    • Restricted Operator Certificate - Marine Commercial
  • Workplace Emergency First Aid (OFA 1)
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Batchelor of Applied Science - Electrical Engineering (communications)

Awards & Recognitions

  • Certificate of Commendation: Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary - Pacific (2006)
  • International Search and Rescue Competition: Best On-Water SAR-EX (coxswain) (2005)
  • CCGA-P Regional SARCOMP: Top Coxswain (2005)
  • Finalist - ZDNet Shareware Awards (2000)
  • Duke of Edinburgh´s Award - Gold Award (1991)
  • Headmaster´s Award for unsung backroom support & commitment (1991)
Being presented to HRH Prince Edward for the first time.

Life Events

Here is a summary of the coolest things that have happened thus far during Scott´s Life - this list will likely continue to grow over time...

  • 1987 - Playing first violin for Vivaldi A minor concerto for 4 violins in a near flawless concert to a standing ovation.
  • 1989 - Meeting Tyler Brand (CCG) mid-Strait of Georgia and driving a RHIB for the first time
  • 1990 - Being given the opportunity to lead the watch at night on the Robertson II under sail and knowing the skipper went to sleep
  • 1991 - Receiving The Duke of Edinburgh´s Gold Award from HRH Prince Edward
  • 1991 - Spending the entire summer on the SALTS boats (after not being given a volunteer birth at first)
  • 1991 - Becoming the youngest person (at the time?) to achieve the SALTS Senior Sail Training Standard
  • 1992 - Meeting HRH Prince Phillip
  • 1992 - Participating in a Med-Evac from Thetis Island - and having everything turn out ok
  • 1993 - Scorekeeping for the NBA - for the first game the Vancouver Grizzlies ever won.
  • 1994 - Having lunch with HRH Prince Edward in a gazebo at the shore of a lake in Kelowna with only one other person
  • 1994 - Starting PawPrint.net
  • 1995 - Graduating from UBC with my Electrical Engineering Degree
  • 1997 - Buying first vehicle
  • 1998 - Buying first home
  • 1999 - Finding out that WorldTime was being used by a NASA research team
  • 2000 - Being selected as a finalist for the 2000 shareware awards (for WorldTime)
  • 2000 - Discovering the Patrick O´Brian Aubrey - Mautrin series of books
  • 2001 - Visiting the Cutty Sark and Portsmith
  • 2002 - Earning $31,000.00 in 10 days (working 18-24 hour days as a telecom consultant)
  • 2003 - Meeting HRH Prince Andrew
  • 2003 - Joining the Coast Guard Auxiliary
  • 2004 - Attending CCG RHIOT school
  • 2004 - Being flown to Toronto to represent BC Gold Award Achievers at a dinner with HRH Prince Phillip & meeting him
  • 2005 - Learning to Dive (SCUBA)
  • 2005 - Getting Engaged to Kellei
  • 2005 - Winning at SARCOMP (Regional Search and Rescue Competition)
  • 2005 - Winning at ISAR (International Search and Rescue Competition) after being the first couple ever to attend at the same time.
  • 2006 - Being Awarded a Commendation from the CCGA for training and work on their web site


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