Alan is presently an Ambassador for Ontario Ancestors. He is a keen genealogist/family historian who brings to his presentations a background of research in various record types. Not only does he enjoys genealogical research; he has written and continues to write articles on various genealogical topics for Families, the OGS journal, and Branch newsletters including the one that he edits, Lambton Lifeline, the newsletter of the Lambton County Branch of the OGS. He is also the author of the Ontario Ancestors Blog. Alan walks his talk as he has done the research which he references in his presentations.