About Us

About Us

Staff

We wouldn’t be able to help newcomers succeed, and achieve their potential, without our staff’s hard work, commitment, and passion. Meet our team:

Executive and Operations Team

Executive

Jorge Fernandez
Chief Executive Officer

Mike Ficzere
IT Manager

Lori Quiring
Accounting Assistant

Valeria Castellanos
Executive Assistant

Anthony Redekopp
Chief Financial Officer

Settlement Team

Our staff - Settlement

Sandra Albanez
Director, Settlement Services

Claudia Orellana
Front Desk Client Support

Sofia hagos Woldetsione
Front Desk Client Support

Samuel Aguko
Evening Front Desk Client Support

Diane Ingabire
NARS Facilitator

Shanshan Wang
NARS Facilitator

Lola Blazevic
Immigrant Settlement Facilitator

Louis Woo
Immigrant Settlement Facilitator

Marietta Franco
Immigrant Settlement Facilitator

Mirwais Nasiri
Immigrant Settlement Facilitator

Ali O. Zeid
ISN Settlement Facilitator

Michaelet Adhana
ISN Settlement Faciltiator

Amy Wang
Immigrant Settlement Facilitator

Employment Team

Our Staff - Employment

Amie Membreno
Manager, Employment

Araia Kidane Redae
Employment Facilitator

Farwa Zaidi
Employment Facilitator

Margaret Ko
Employment Facilitator

Nestor Santos
Employment Facilitator

Farwa Zaidi
Employment Facilitator

Soudabeh Golpaygani
Employment Facilitator

Reem Younes
Employment Facilitator

Vance Taylor
Employment Facilitator

Weyni Abraha
Employment Facilitator

Yashar Barakat
Employment Facilitator

Adelola Abioye
Employer Liasion

Manami Alexander
Centralized REDI Intake Facilitator

Omran Zahrab
REDI Employment Facilitator

Hidru Hagos
REDI Employment Facilitator

Access English Centre (AEC)

Our staff - AEC

Walter Luzzi
Manager, AEC

Amanda Nguyen
AEC Client Support

Carlos Al Matni
AEC Client Support

Milena Pantou
AEC Client Support

Language Bank

Our staff - Language Bank

Rosa Maria Menjivar
Manager, Language Bank

Jappreet Sekhon
Language Bank Client Support

Arija Duke
Language Bank Client Support

Rural Settlement Services

Our staff - Rural settlement

Julio Lopez
Manager, Rural Settlement Services

Aireen Miaral
Rural Settlement Facilitator

Nutrition Services

Our staff - Nutrition

Briana Henry
Manager, Nutrition Services

Volunteer Services

Our staff - Volunteer

Ann Mohammed
Manager, Volunteer Services

NISW Program

Our staff - NISW

Roselyn Advincula
NISW Coordinator