Born in Sanford, Alan is a father of two and lifelong Democrat, activist and volunteer. He began his Democratic activism in 1975 in high school as a volunteer for President Jimmy Carter’s presidential campaign. Since 1975 he has continued to be actively involved in numerous local, state and national campaigns and recently retired after 30 years as an air traffic controller. Alan was elected by his peers at the Party's leadership elections last month in Lake Mary and will continue to play a key role in the party's grassroots organizing efforts. Alan serves as a State Committeeman for Hillsborough County where he currently resides.