Providing community engagement, facilitation and strategic communications services since 1994
Alan has over 30 years of community engagement, facilitation and communications experience, working for government, and as a private consultant to government, First Nations and NGOs. He formed Alan Dolan & Associates in 1994 and works with a network of associates.
In the early nineties, Alan held senior communications positions with the government of British Columbia, including Director of Communications at the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs and Communications Manager at the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks.
With two degrees in biology and additional experience working as an environmental biologist, Alan has focused much of his work in the environmental and resource management fields.
Alan received a BSc from McGill, a Masters from Waterloo, and completed further post-graduate training at Queen’s. Engagement and facilitation training evolved from a combination of experience, Quaker teachings, IAP2 Certification, Art of Hosting workshop, Dynamic Facilitation workshop and other workshops and courses.
Alan’s personal commitment to sustainability is exemplified in his involvement in the CRD Roundtable on the Environment, as founding member and board chair of the Values-Based Business Network, as co-ordinator of the Greater Victoria Food Exchange Co-op, and through work with the Transition Towns movement in both Victoria and Sooke, BC.
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Found in the Evergreen Shopping Centre, HUB International Sooke is conveniently located to serve our customers from East Sooke to Port Renfrew and all points in between. We specialize in Homeowners, Tenant, ICBC and Private Auto insurance, Travel, Marine and Small Business coverage.
HUB International is the largest insurance brokerage in BC and across Canada with nine Vancouver Island locations. Our Sooke office has been open for 12 years!
Our dedicated staff works hard to provide knowledgeable service and find answers. We love our community and are proud to support local organizations such as the Sooke Community Choir, Sooke Fine Arts Show, Sooke Soccer Club and the Juan de Fuca Regional Park Watch Society. Drop by to say hello, we look forward to meeting you!
Island Office Equipment is a local Victoria, BC company that has become a leader in the copier, MFP and printer market place. We have recently expanded our product offering to include wide format printers and scanners, shredders, folding equipment, document management solutions and Managed Print services (MPS). Since our beginning in 1968, we are constantly working to provide our customers with the best service possible on Vancouver Island. We now offer a true on-line ordering system that gives our customers the ability to order supplies, place a service call, enter meter reads or simply view invoices all on-line. However, if you prefer to simply pick up the phone and call us for any of these items that works fine too.
Our Customer service team at Island Office Equipment is dedicated to meeting the document production needs of all of our customers, big and small. Our goal is to provide office equipment solutions that will make your work flow easier, with fewer complications, thus increasing your efficiency and productivity.
Our objective is to educate our customers on how new technology can help your business increase its productivity, improve your capabilities, and lower your overall operating costs.
We offer a no obligation “Document Workflow Analysis”, which examines your current office equipment, its capabilities, limitations and operating costs. We then review your document production requirements and make recommendations that will improve your productivity, capabilities and show you how and where new technology can save you money.
Island Office Equipment has partnered with Kyocera because of their many environmental initiatives and their green technology that is simply better for the environment.
At Island Office Equipment we truly understand the importance of service, and we utilize the power of teamwork to ensure that every customer receives unparalleled service. All of our technicians have been professionally trained by our suppliers, so you can be confident that they will fix your system quickly and efficiently. Our service department is constantly in communication with the technical experts from the manufacturer updating their information and skills.
As a local company, when you call us for a service call, you are speaking with someone in Victoria BC, who can prioritize the calls. This means we are able to respond to all our service calls within 4 hours.
Our equipment can be programmed to automatically email meter reports directly to us, eliminating the need for someone at your company to manually provide this information, thus, improving your productivity.
We can also service most HP and Lexmark laser printers at very competitive rates.
Call or email us today to schedule an appointment.