Alison began her career with Selkirk College in 1991, working with adults upgrading their education in Nakusp and then Nelson, and now supports upgrading and SOAR (Steps to Opportunities, Academics & Readiness) programs in communities throughout the college region. She is inspired every day by the courage, tenacity and appreciation for learning that is apparent in both learners and instructors.
Her love of nature led her to complete a Bachelor of Science, followed by a Certificate in Adult and Continuing Education and then an MBA in Leadership.
Allison loves getting involved and throughout her career has participated in many different committees and organizations, including Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy, ABE Articulation, Nelson Daybreak Rotary Club, Arrow Lakes Youth Society and numerous college committees. She also enjoys play of all kinds, exploring, cooking, reading and engaging in conversation with family and friends.