Albert was born in 1937 and has lived his entire life at Mt Cotton. He began his community involvement as member of Redland Junior farmers and was a member of community service Apex club until the age of forty which was the maximum age for the organization. He became honorary ambulance bearer after the necessary study at that time and was was elected to Redlands council in 1978 to represent Mt Cotton and Sheldon division, serving three terms, nine years.
Albert joined Cleveland Rotary in 1987 after his dad who was a member from inception. He is still involved with Donations in kind, which exports disused health and educational items to third world neighbour countries.
He was a member of Blue Nursing during the establishing of the service in Redlands and was chair of DSC for a term.
Albert is also an active member of Lutheran church at Mt Cotton participating in LWS, Lutheran world service which manages several refugee camps in Jordon and Africa.