Barry and Tamara Wilkinson
Barry and Tamara started Safety First Professional Driver Training in August of 2008. Both are class 1 drivers with over 40 years combined safe driving (Barry has over a million miles of safe driving)
Barry also has retail managerial experience, is a technical marketing representative, a certified mud logger/wellsite geologist and an ICBC certified driving instructor.
Tamara has a certificate in office management, and also a certificate as an educational assistant. In addition to taking our clients bookings, phone calls and running our office, she also has her own independent business.
Marlene is originally from the Liard River First Nations in the Yukon Territory but has called Taylor/Fort St John her home for most of her life.
Marlene is very active in her children and grandchildren's lives, and loves helping people!
Marlene has had a variety of roles as a professional driver, as a vac truck operator in the local oil and gas industry, a bus driver, a taxi driver and a limosine driver.
Marlene is an ICBC certified driving instructor and was Safety First's second instructor.
Marlene is capable of instructing all classes of licence for Safety First
Jodie is in charge of our Class 5/7 GLP program. Jodie has an extensive administration background, working in the medical field and also for a local first aid company.
In addition, she also owns and manages her own office cleaning business.
Jodie grew up in Fort St John, and is one of the first to volunteer for her community when necessary, most recently in the forest fire relocation of residents this summer!