Allan is serving his fifth term as trustee since 1999 and is a former board vice-chair.

He is a proud father of four: one in elementary, one in secondary, and two in post-secondary. After graduating from UBC’s Multicultural Teacher Education Program (post BA), Allan taught in Vancouver-area public schools for five years. He has been a long-time education advocate for a healthy education system, including adequate supports for ESL and special-needs students.

Allan served as chair of the School Board Planning and Facilities Committee that initiated Vancouver’s seismic upgrades.  Allan has been an employee with TELUS (formerly BC Tel) for over 25 years. He is a long-time resident of South Vancouver and an avid cyclist.

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