David Sams – Bungan Beach SLSC
David has been an active Surf Life Saver of Bungan Beach SLSC since 1962. He has patrolled every year for nearly 60 years. David has competed with Bungan Beach and Long Reef and has also represented Sydney Northern Beaches as a member of the Inter-Branch Team in Surfboat, going on to win the title in 1971.
Without a doubt David has contributed to club and branch teams with some outstanding results including at Branch, NSW and Australian titles. David has also been a competition official since 2011 and has served at both Branch and NSW carnivals.
Over the years Dave has served as Secretary and Treasurer at Bungan for a combined total of over 20 years and has worked closely with Branch administration functions through this period. Between his ongoing commitment to Lifesaving, Administration, Surfboats and as a beach competitor of multiple Clubs within the Branch, he has been quite the achiever and worthy of all his honours.
David was awarded SNB Life Membership in 2020.