Alvin is the Senior Training and Development Analyst for the Department of Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services in the City of San José, California. He has been a City employee for over 10 years, bringing his unique background and experience to the field of Parks and Recreation. Alvin self-describes himself as having roots and foundations in the health science and public health fields; while incorporating those fundamentals into his career as a Parks and Recreation professional. He is an alumnus of San José State University (SJSU), receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Health Science with a concentration in Health Care Management, and his Masters in Public Health degree with an emphasis on Community Health Education. He has worked in both the non-profit and government sectors, and occasionally lectures at SJSU as an adjunct faculty. A Bay Area native, Alvin enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, especially at the Happiest Place on Earth.