Norm Flanders – Facilitator
Norm has been involved in the collector car hobby for many years. Initially on a part time basis while raising a family and managing an engineering career, his passion was always rooted in restoring and driving a variety of collector vehicles. For the last 15 years, this hobby has evolved into ongoing complete restorations of collector vehicles as well as starting a vintage vehicle appraisal business, undertaking valuations of these vehicles for estates, marketing and the insurance industry. This has involved giving presentations to car clubs and the insurance industry regarding collector vehicles, the collector vehicle hobby, and appraisals. Norm has also been actively involved in the creation of the Specialty Vehicle Appraisal Institute of Alberta (SVAI). This is a non-profit association of appraisers with the intent to improve the level of professionalism within the collector vehicle appraisal business. This work has involved, creating standards and best practices, developing an extensive training manual and giving presentations regarding collector vehicle appraisals for over 10 years.