Al has been a member of the Nanaimo Airport Commission Board of Directors since 2009. He was nominated to the Board by the Regional District of Nanaimo and currently holds the position of Board Secretary. Al brings to the NAC his knowledge in tourism and experience in Air Traffic Services with Transport Canada and NAV Canada. He was an Operational Air Traffic Controller, an Air Traffic Services Manager, and retired as the National Manager of Training Delivery at the NAV Canada Training Institute in Ontario. Al is currently involved with a number of local Tourism organizations.