Allan Wong was first elected to the Vancouver School Board in 1999, and has been re-elected in each subsequent election.
Allan has earned a reputation for being a fierce advocate for student safety, having served as Chair of the Planning and Facilities Committee that initiated Vancouver’s seismic school upgrades. A long-time advocate for public education, Allan’s commitment to supports for ESL and special needs students, and improving aboriginal graduation rates, have earned him the trust of parents, teachers, and students alike.
After completing his bachelor of arts, Allan graduated from UBC’s Multicultural Teacher Education Program, taught in Vancouver-area public schools for five years, and then began a career at TELUS, where he has worked for more than 25 years.
A proud father of four, Allan lives with his family in South Vancouver, and is an avid cyclist.