Fischer, Alfred F.

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Fischer, Alfred F.

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Alfred F. Fischer, born in Germany in 1947, grew up in a remote northern British Columbia community and received a B.SC. in geology from the University of British Columbia in 1974. He was employed as a geologist and senior manager by Gulf Canada Resources Ltd. of Calgary from 1974 until 1996, when he left to form his own consulting business. His interest in cross-country skiing led to an active volunteer career in amateur sport organizations. During the 1988 Olympic Winter Games he was chairman of the Alpine Volunteer Committee, with responsibility for management of the Alpine skiing events at Nakiska (Mount Allan); he had also previously chaired the Cross Country and Nordic Combined committees. He chaired the organizing committees of several national and World Cup Nordic skiing competitions. He served as President of the Canadian Ski Association, Alberta Division (CAS-AD) in 1984-1987 and 1990-1993. Active in the Calgary Olympic Development Association (CODA), he was its chairman and C.E.O. in 1994-1996.


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