Alan Dean In 2019 Alan rejoined the Board after previously serving from 2000 to 2010. During this time, he held positions including Treasurer, Chairperson and Human Resources convenor. Alan also worked for twelve months as a Lifeline Darling Downs senior manager establishing and managing federally funded programs. This experience has given him great insight into the operation of the organisation. Due to his background as a Certified Practicing Accountant and his work for the Australian Tax Office, Alan has extensive knowledge in relation to non-profit tax issues. Alan also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Education. He has worked on several local committees and boards in the Toowoomba area.