Les Collins - owner and operator of CAREFREE EXPRESS LTD. - directs business operations - 39 years driving/administration/maintenance experience in the bus charter and tour industries, extensive travel experience.
Shelley Collins - owner and operator of CAREFREE EXPRESS LTD. - directs business operations - 39 years experience in the bus charter and tour industries, 34 years international guiding experience, 10 years teaching tourism classes at Lethbridge College, author of 3 tour curriculums, assisted in setting provincial and federal standards in the tour industry, certified guide, extensive travel experience, training in American sign language.
Lillian Amlin - bookkeeper - 30 years bookkeeping experience in the bus charter and tour industries, extensive travel experience, guiding experience.
Joyce Klassen - office charter division - more than 30 years experience in the travel industry, 12 years experience teaching travel & tourism at the college level, holds a masters degree in business administration.
Motorcoach Drivers - our "passenger relocation engineers" are screened by our insurance company and are required to have a class 2 license in addition to an air brake endorsement and experience operating heavy equipment. Each driver is personable and professional and falls into one category of employment - part-time, seasonal, casual or full-time. Many of our drivers fall into the "career" designation and have driven for over 20 years. Les Collins also drives trips, keeping in touch with groups and the charter bus industry. He has passed the "million mile mark"!
Maintenance Staff - Jack Sawatsky, our "Jack" of all trades, heads our maintenance department and has been with CAREFREE EXPRESS LTD. for 20+ years. He is assisted by our heavy-duty mechanic, Keith Strain, another 20+ year veteran, and our bus cleaners.