John Schurink is the Liberal Party’s endorsed candidate for Monbulk for the 2018 Victorian State Election. John is Captain of the Sassafras – Ferny Creek CFA Brigade and Chair of CFA District 13, Deputy Director of Aviation Operations in the Australian Air Force Cadets and Manager of the Ambulance Program for the community health organisation, Chevra Hatzolah.
He also served on the CFA Board until his removal by the Labor Government and Emergency Services Minister, James Merlino in 2016.
A qualified MICA Paramedic, John has an extensive career serving the local community through a variety of organisations including the CFA as a volunteer for over 30 years.
John was nationally recognised for his contribution to our community, receiving the National Medal for Service with two clasps for his service to the community and the National Emergency Medal for his service during the Black Saturday Bushfires.
John’s diverse experience and tireless commitment to serving our community will make him a strong voice for the Monbulk electorate.