Staff & Board

SIA Board of Directors

  • President – Maria Soonias Ali
  • Vice-President – Derek Tannis
  • Treasurer – Subash Biswal
  • Secretary – Rose Wu
    • Susan Clark
    • Caroline Cottrell
    • Bob Cram
    • Areeb Faruqi
    • Lenora Felix                                                                                         
    • Felix Hoehn
    • Brooks Norton
    • Leslie Szeto
    • Ross Thompson

Office Staff

Administration Team

Jess Hamm

Executive Director

Abdur Rehman Ahmad
Human Resource and Policy Manager

Office Administrator

Paige Adrian
Digital Marketing Coordinator

Fungai Marowa
Finance and Operations Manager

Elena Tenorio
Financial Coordinator and Bookkeeper

Song Fang Zhang
Assistant Bookkeeper and Admin Support

Culture Team

Bobby-Jo Ouellette
Intercultural Programs Manager

Leah Wignes
Intercultural and Anti-Racism Education Coordinator

Donna Heimbecker
CultureSync Community Outreach Coordinator

Tamica Small
CultureSync Equity and Inclusion Coordinator

Lara Paul
CultureSync Intercultural Education Coordinator

Employment Team

Haven Seto

Employment & IT Manager

Amee Joshi
Mentorship Program Coordinator

Colleen Slade
Mentorship Work Placement Coordinator

Rhonda Miller
LITE Employment Coordinator

Jeanelle Blackstar
Employment and Work Experience Coordinator

John Johnson
E4E Coordinator and LINC Instructor

Tenneisha Nelson
CareerNet Employment Coordinator

Cooper Muirhead
CareerNet Mentoring Coordinator

Rune Tarnowetzki
CareerNet Employment Counsellor

Kimberly McKay
CareerNet Employment Counsellor

Kenisha Blair-Walcott
PACT Employment Coordinator

Erika Kambeitz
PACT Work Placement Coordinator

Language Team

Nafiseh Zamani
Language Program Manager

Dan Shi
LINC Lead Coordinator

Cheryl Peters
LINC Lead Coordinator

Andrea Koh 
LINC Assistant Coordinator

Mohammad Khir Shoubt
LINC Program and Student Support Worker

Heather Findlay
LINC Counsellor and Zone Settlement Coordinator

Jillian Baker
LINC Women LEAD Employment Coordinator

Youth Team

Ryan Palik

Youth Manager

Abdullah Olewi
Youth Program Coordinator

Baka Ngeleka
Youth Program Coordinator

Gabriela Potosme
Youth Program Coordinator

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