Company Profile

COMPANY OBJECTIVE

A.D. Morrison & Associates Ltd. focuses on the creation of a complete set of software, hardware, and training solutions for First Nations. This objective is accomplished by developing quality software products at competitive prices. Every component of the system is designed to operate as a stand-alone product that can be integrated into a complete Band Management System. The system can be gradually expanded by adding the modules required to meet changing community needs.


The Band Management System includes the following components:

  1. GWA-OW Calculator (Social Services Case Management System for the Province of Ontario)
  2. Income Assistance Manager (Social Services Case Management System for the Province of Manitoba)
  3. Homemakers Payroll/Claim Form Calculator
  4. First Nation Accounting Software
  5. FoxPay Payroll Software
  6. Elections Management Software
  7. Power Authority Software
  8. Water & Sewer Billing Software
  9. Fuel Management Software
  10. Membership Database Software
  11. Housing Rentals Management Software
  12. Housing Loans Management Software
  13. Reservations Manager Software (for Independent Accommodation Properties)

MANAGEMENT AND OWNERSHIP

Alan D. Morrison, B.A., M.B.A., C.A.F.M. – President and Owner

Alan has been working with First Nations since 1974. His responsibilities include overall management as well as marketing and strategic planning for the company. His credentials include a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Business Administration, both from the University of Western Ontario. Alan also holds the Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager designation from the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada.

Mark W. Korn – Programmer/Analyst and Technical Support

Mark graduated from Fanshawe College with a diploma in Computer Programming and Analysis. He has over 20 years of cumulative programming experience in several languages including: dBase, FoxPro 2.0/2.6, Clarion for DOS and Windows, Turbo Pascal, and Visual Basic, among others. He is the current maintainer of all software applications that were developed in-house and is the senior customer/technical support contact for the entire product line. In addition, Mark handles most of the assembly, installations, service, troubleshooting, and networking matters for our hardware sales.

Jennifer Manley, B.A. – Office Manager, Technical Support, and Training Coordinator

Jennifer handles all administrative, accounting, training, and communications matters for the company. She also has extensive experience with the Ontario Works program and provides technical support for the GWA-OW Calculator software.

Judy Knelsen – Customer and Technical Support

Judy provides telephone and online technical support for our hardware and for the GWA-OW Calculator software. She possesses a Network Engineer diploma.

Shaun Pow, H.B.A. – Programmer

Shaun is a skilled programmer in a variety languages including Visual Basic, FoxPro, and Visual FoxPro, among others. He also has extensive experience with accounting and payroll systems. Along with his programming credentials, Shaun holds an Honours Degree in Business Administration from Laurier University.

Professional associates are used on a contract or per-project basis as required. All are selected on the basis of their professional credentials, experience, and personal suitability for the assignment.