Alan is currently the Associate Regional Director for San Diego InterVarsity and the interim-Area Director for UC San Diego. The vision of San Diego InterVarsity is to grow to 300 small groups and have a chapter on all the campuses in San Diego by 2030.
In 2006 Alan began investing in campus ministry full time. Since then he has learned how to raise up the next generation of leaders both with his students and family. He is a story teller to GenZ and always learning how to connect to others. Alan is married to his wife Anna and they have two children Daniel (8) and Elaina (5).
He is a visionary ENFP and his top 5 strengths are Restorative, Woo, Activator, Communication, and Includer. He loves to swim and eat noodles with his family.
Alan has helped grow a ministry from 80 members to over 200 members. He has experience cultivating ministries in a variety of diverse contexts for the 18-25 age range.
Alan planted a college ministry from 0 to 60 members during his first few years in ministry. He also developed skills in vision casting and core leadership making during that time.
We have seen 2,500 students in San Diego make faith decisions to follow Jesus over the last 8 years through our campus ministries. Alan has served on national evangelism and planting teams and loves sharing the Gospel for this generation.
Alan was born in Northern California, he graduated UCSD with a degree in Molecular Biology and worked at LIFE technologies. After 1.5 years in the biotech industry he left for campus ministry.
Alan holds a Masters of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary where he learned about Christianity at the crossroads of theological education and practical application.
Alan loves developing leaders, talking about generational shifts and partnering with churches to further the kingdom work of God. He has experience training on a national level.
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