Our team

Josh Sanders

Vice President, Great Lakes & West Coast

70 St. David Street East
Thorold, Ontario, L2V 4V4

T: (905) 227-5212 x229

F: (905) 227-0130

E: jsanders@seafarers.ca

  • From Thunder Bay Ontario
  • Became a sailor in 2005 after speaking to the Thorold Patrolman
  • In 2005 enrolled in the M.E.D program in Port Colborne and took a leap of faith that began a very interesting and exciting career on the water.
  • First sailed as an M.U.C. on the Algosea and there was no looking back.I sailed for 9 years as an M.U.C., Deckhand, Tunnelman, and A/B aboard Ferries, tankers and Lake Freighters
  • Began working as a Union official in January of 2014 as the Patrolman for the Thorold hall.
  • Helped negotiate first contracts for new vessels we organized under the protection of our union and helped to improve conditions for our members during contract renewals.
  • Proud to serve the brothers and sisters of the SIU