Alexander Gomm was born and raised in North Bay, and lived there for most of his life. He was educated in the French Catholic School system and speaks English, French, German and beginner level Spanish. While in North Bay, he has volunteered at the Gathering Place Soup Kitchen and with First Nations and Non-First Nations youth teaching martial arts and healthy lifestyle choices.
Alexander attended Nipissing University and graduated with a BA, honours, in Geography of Regional Planning and International Development. His studies helped him to understand the environmental and human factors that are considered in developing legislation and policy in development and economic planning. He subsequently completed a Master of Education at Nipissing University and a diploma in Advanced GIS applications through Vancouver Island University. He completed both of these online while teaching.
For the past nine years, Alexander has taught in South Korea and China, and volunteered on education and environmental projects in Nepal, Kenya and Thailand. Now back in North Bay, he is excited to apply his knowledge, education and passion to work for a greener, healthier and more prosperous community here in Nipissing—Timiskaming.