LICENSEE & CURATOR
SCHOOL PRINCIPAL, RETIRED
Alan is a retired school principal. He is a Distinguished Toastmaster and has twice qualified for the finals of the World Championships of Public Speaking. In 2016-2017 he was elected as the Toastmasters International District 21 Director, overseeing 150 clubs in southern B.C.
Alan has been deeply involved with TEDx for the past 4 years. In 2017-2018, he was the Curator for TEDxWhiteRock. He founded TEDxBearCreekPark in 2018 and has been the Licensee/Curator for the past three years.
Organizing TEDxBearCreekPark is a labour of love for Alan. It allows him to work with teams of dedicated volunteers who freely give their time to create an event of the highest quality. TEDxBearCreekPark has grown quickly from an audience of 100 in 2019 to an audience of over 900 in 2020. Alan is so appreciative of our many partners who continue to support our efforts to make TEDxBearCreekPark an outstanding event in our community.