My Story


Personal Side of Al
  • Married for 42 years to my best friend
  • Father to two awesome sons and daughter-in-law
  • Grandfather to two amazing grandsons
  • Born in Glovertown Newfoundland as the ninth child to two devoted parents
  • Father was a fisherman off the coast of Newfoundland
  • Moved to Ontario in 1982
  • Loves humour, motorcycling, computer technology, and hockey
Professional Side of Al
  • Certified wedding officiant
  • Educator for almost 40 years
  • As a classroom teacher I taught math and computer programming to secondary school students
  • As a Department Head of Computer Technology I provided resources and support to teachers within my department
  • As network site administrator I maintained the technology infrastructure within our school and provided technology support to all classroom teachers
  • As a school board technology facilitator I helped plan, support and implement the integration of technology into the classrooms of 122 elementary and secondary schools
  • Owned and managed Innovative Tutoring Agency for three years
  • Teacher, committee(s) leader and deacon in my local church for over 30 years
Passionate Side of Al
  • I am passionate about life and being the best husband, father, friend that I can be
  • I am passionate about investing in the lives of others
  • I am passionate about motorcycling and how to use that medium to influence other motorcyclists
  • I am passionate about inspiring others when given the opportunity to speak or teach