Allen Balser (MAL) is the Executive Director at Alta Care Resources, an organization he founded 30 years ago. He brings diverse teaching, training and facilitation skills derived from over 40 years of human services work, community development, leadership and organizational growth. He is a certified facilitator of Appreciative Inquiry and his knowledge in this area brings unique insights into how individuals, communities and organizations move forward. He is a creative and resourceful counsellor, intuitive facilitator and an inspirational speaker. Allen is also the author of several articles and books, along with having published numerous inspirational and wellness resource materials. Allen is known within his professional community as a builder of authentic, sustainable and collaborative relationships.