About Greg

ABOUT GREG

Greg Wood is an entertaining trainer and speaker with over 25 years experience in teaching and speaking about drug and alcohol abuse, prevention and recovery. In 1992 he combined this experience with his talents as an illusionist to create programs specializing in areas such as:

  • Drug abuse prevention
  • Stranger danger
  • The magic of teamwork
  • Anti-bully/empathy presentations

Greg’s extraordinary ability to blend his unique talents and experiences into a school presentation makes him a refreshing, substantive, and valuable resource for schools and educators. He has performed his assembly programs in schools across Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Northwestern Ontario. He has also performed school shows in Kowloon, Hong Kong, Mexico, and in Hyderabad and Trichy, India. Since 1990 he has entertained thousands with his comedy and magic at festivals, trade shows, and corporate events. He is a three-time winner of Winnipeg’s “Best of Variety Act” and has twice won Manitoba’s “Close Up Conjuror’s” Award. His act was chosen to represent Central Canada at the Vancouver Street Fair and to represent Manitoba at the Pan-Am Games in Winnipeg. He has had some of his unique effects published and has had the opportunity to lecture in front of his peers, including those in England and India.

Greg’s experience includes:
– Over 25 years speaking on alcohol and drug abuse, prevention and recovery
– Over 20 years as a professional entertainer
– Member of Morden & Area Drug Abuse Committee
– Member of Morden’s Police Commission
– Morden Town Councillor
– 1st President of Morden Middle School Advisory Council
– 5 Years as a Cub Scout Leader
– 4 Years Coaching Minor Soccer
– 4 Years Coaching Minor Ball
– Board member and Treasurer for South Central Committee on Family Violence
– Member Kinsmen National Board of Directors
– Member, Advisory Committee, Surveying Technology, Red River College
– Chairman, Board of Examiners, Association of Manitoba Land Surveyors
– Member, Western Canadian Board of Examiners
– Completed Baccalaureate Degree in 2004