Learn more about the amazing people and diverse businesses that make up the BBB serving Vancouver Island Accredited Business community. This week on What's Your Story meet Steve "Dusty" Roberts, of Luv-A-Rug.Name: Vern FischerCompany: Fischer Financial ServicesPosition: Owner, PresidentConnection to BBB:BBB Accredited Business Since 2006/04/08Member of BBB Board of Directors since 2006BBB Chair 2011-2012Currently the Secretary on BBB Board of Directors Quotable Quotes:"As a board member it is great working with like-minded business people who are passionate about ethics and doing the right thing for customers and clients. Being an Accredited Business means being prepared to put yourself up in front of the public---Being prepared to live by an ethical set of standards.”Vern's Passions:His motorcycle. Vern regularly tours across Canada by motorcycle with his wife Kathy.Flying. Vern has a multi-engine instrument rated pilots license.Community Engagement:Vern is a volunteer pilot for Angle Flight B.C., a program that brings together volunteer pilots and people battling cancer and other conditions. The flights are free, with pilots using either their own planes or paying for a rental to transport patients. Vern is pictured (above) with a plane he used to own and used for Angel Flight runs going mostly from Port Hardy & Powell River. Why being involved with BBB is important to Vern (See Vern's Video Response):"Accreditation is about demonstrating your commitment to trust and ethics in the marketplace.""Accreditation is important because you are putting yourself out there, that you agree to a set of standards that is about ethics and trust. You put yourself above your competition who haven't done that. Ideally everybody would be part of this, and we would have a much smoother economic system because of it."