Alan passion involves helping organizations develop to their fullest potential. After leaving an award-winning career with the Manitoba government, he formed the NovaTuri Group; focused on enhancing organizations through governance and strategic initiatives. Prior to joining The Winnipeg Foundation in 2018, Alan led a multi-year pilot project focused on enhancing 21 of Manitoba’s affiliated community foundations. His current role combines ongoing support of Manitoba’s 55 community foundations, leadership of The Foundation’s other provincial priorities, including the Manitoba Heritage Trust Program, and the development of new strategies intended to advance the community foundation movement in Manitoba. An active community volunteer, Alan has served on the boards of Willow Place and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Winnipeg.