Alison Besecker

As the Network and Engagement Coordinator at Volunteer Alberta, Alison manages VA’s members, Leads our AVCN and look at other ways to connect with the sector. Alison received a Bachelor of Art in International Development Studies and has a diploma in Arts and Cultural Management. She also has 8 years of experience as a volunteer coordinator. Growing up, Alison attended many festivals and arts events – she has only missed one Edmonton Folk Festival her whole life. Now, Alison volunteers with Edmonton Folk Music Festival on Greeting Crew and Freewill Shakespeare Company on their 50/50 – you might have seen her in her ticket dress!

When not at work, you find Alison out enjoying neighborhood walks with her cat, Kat, going to art and cultural events, and eating ice cream. Alison wants to live in a world where everyone is equal and ice cream is a food group!