Allison is a graduate of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police academy in Regina and worked as a Police Officer for 10 years. After years of policing, Allison decided to leave the force to try and help kids in the Eskasoni School system a guidance counselor. During his term at the Eskasoni Middle and High School, Allison ran for in his community Band election and was voted as an Eskasoni Council member where he remained for 4 terms.
Allison joined KMK as the Fisheries Coordinator in 2011 and has always been very passionate about hunting, fishing and treaty rights. He lives in Eskasoni with his wife, Miranda; his two boys, Arden and Ashton and his beautiful granddaughter, Ayslynn.