Community Relations Manager in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Alan has been providing leadership in communications and marketing, fund development and non-profit growth since 1985, within non-profit, government and private sectors. His expertise includes philanthropy, mass media, government relations, digital/social media and major and legacy gifts. He has an MA in professional communication from Royal Roads University.
Alan has provided leadership at Victoria Cool Aid Society since 2006, where he is a member of the Senior Management Team. He has been successful in creating a strong public presence for Cool Aid and in raising many millions of dollars for operations, and for the development of five affordable apartment buildings and the Access Health Centre.
Alan volunteers with a variety of small organizations and is a Director of the Arts On View Society, the operator of Hermann's Jazz Club and the Social Club, whose next goals are to purchase the building and create a non-profit Performing Arts Centre in downtown Victoria.
-- Master of Arts long paper --