Friends of Lake Laurentian - 2012 Patrons

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2012 Patrons: Bonhomme | Nursall | McGrath | Grandmaison

Alan Nursall - Scientist & TV Personality

alan-nursallAlan is a well known Canadian scientist and TV Personality for the Discovery Channel. He has a M.Sci degree in geography and meteorology. Sudbury has been Alan's home town since the early 1980's. His love for science and the outdoors is witnessed in his adventuresome career.

He has over 25 years experience in the science centre, museum and interpretive planning community.During his career at Science North he held a variety of positions and served as Science Director from 2000-2007 where he was responsible for the entire visitor experience at Science North & its companion facility, Dynamic Earth.

Since 2007, as the Principal at NEXT Exhibits, he has developed interpretive plans, full exhibitions and video productions for clients ranging from the Smithsonian Institution to the Canadian Space Agency and Science Centres across Canada.

Additionally, he is a skilled and experienced presenter with countless 'live' presentations under his belt. Since 1996, Alan has been a regular contributor on the Discovery Channel's national science news program, Daily Planet and currently appears twice a week hosting a segment titled 'The Alan Nursall Experience'.

Alan is very active in the Sudbury arts community and currently sits as the Chair for the Art Gallery of Sudbury. He is leading the organizations rejuvenation as the Franklin Carmichael Art Centre in a new purpose-built facility located in the center of Sudbury.

We are thrilled to have Alan Nursall accept our invitation as a Patron to our organization.

We thank Alan for being such a participative 'Friend' for years to come.