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Al Garman

What is your role or relationship with CESO?
Volunteer Advisor

How long did you volunteer with CESO?
5 years

What motivates you to work or volunteer with CESO?
I spent most of my career working with Canada’s Aboriginal peoples. I want to continue this work in my retirement.

What is your most remarkable experience or memory of CESO?
Having spent 4 1/2 years working with a group of wonderful people in Kawawachikimak First Nation my partner and I finally had to say good-bye. It was a remarkable yet sad experience because we had made great friends there.

Economic development is important because…
It is on the path to a better life.

What advice would you give other Volunteer Advisors?
Remember that your role is to help your clients make more informed decisions.

Is there anything else you would like to add?
Wherever you work try to learn about the clients’ culture; don’t impose yours on them! 1-800-268-9052
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