President 1967-68, Vice President 1962-67 & 1969-70, Club Captain 1961-62
Recruited in 1958 from City of Perth, by John Julian who had been a fellow State Team member back in 1951. Alan’s forte was as a “boatie” and was a very skilful sweep, achieving Open Boats Silver at the Aussies in 1965, was the club’s inaugural Champion Lifesaver in 1960, and State Boat Champion in 1966. He also involved himself at Board level mainly in the 1960s, apart from the above, was also Club Captain, Boat Captain amongst other roles. Notably, Alan was involved in the successful rescue (with the surf boat) of a shark victim at Yallingup in April 1963.
Awarded Life Membership in 1969 and was honoured in 1996 with induction into the SLSWA Hall of Fame.