ES Profiles Top o’ Brock

A-01-Anthony Grzegorzewski A02-Gina DeVeaux A03-Christopher Eaton A04-Stephanie Oldford A05- A06-Brian Fukushima
A07-Lauren Small A08-
B01-Defne Corbacioglu B02-Anna Wang B03-Sha Xiao B04-Connie Yeh B05-Jodie Crocker B06-Ariel Lee
B07-Andy Chipperfield B08-Uma Kugavaratharajah B09-Vicky Tran B10-Tammi Ward B11-Emily Morantz B12-Coop
B13-Duke Indrasigamany B14-Tiffany Zhong B15-Erin Shaw B16-Katja Clark B17-Melissa Carr B18-Pat Siggers
B19-Jon Tsang B20-Coop B21-Coop B22-Coop
C01-Mike Becir C02-Jennifer Chin C03-Heather Mitchell C04-Darran Fernandez C05-Bushra Mirza C06-Chris Rambaran
C07-Hung Mai C08-Bonita Perko C09-Chloe Erlendson C10-Melissa Kuipers C11-Richard Ho C12-Selene Buendia
C13-Hala Nugent C14-Fran Hannabuss C15-Jeff Hum C17-Maggie Wang C17-Marianna Prattico C18-Phoenix Chung
C19-Jenny Li C20-Tara Drage C21-Claire Vial C22-Rachel Wu C23-Joshua Robertson C24-Liyan Derman
C25-Edenia Lai C26-Maureen Bailey C27-Joanna Ludlow C28-Alberto Guzman C29-Cheryl Tyler C30-Laura Beaulac
C31-SS&A C32-SS&A C33-Cara Low C34-Kim Sicoli C35-Max Mitchell C36-Frishta Safi
C37-Linda Hallam C38-Claudia Bastien C39-Colleen Mooney C42-Erica Shimizu
C43-Brian Leavitt C44-Scottford Price C45-Kathryn Mudie C46-Jordon Lovig C47-Shaun Shan C48-Paul Poole
C49-Dorothy Tran C50-Holly Ma C51-Daria Patrusheva C52-Harb Johal C53-Nikki Baker C54-Ines Belic
C55-Judy Wong C56-Nicole Nagel C57-Jordan Lee C58-Willie Moss
D01-Andrew Arida D02-Kristen Pike D03-Judy McGuigan D04-Kate Ross
E01-Christiana Lee E02-Xin Lu E03-Cherry Mesina E04-Debbie Lin E05-Julia Choi E06-Somi Chuhon
E07-Nao Fujiwara E08-Pia Gormley E09-Celia Reimer E10-Natasha Latter E11-Paola Baca E12-Camilla Hugh
E13-Terry Chui E13-Patrizia Paoluzzi E14-Sam Saini E15-John Bryant E16-Huong Nguyen E17-Zhaoying Hu
E18-Marilyn Mendoca E18-Kim Goodison E19-Ellen Sin E20-Verina Zhang E21-Joseph Dubec E22-Cassie Dominic
E23-Rebeca Lau E24-Natalie Fallis E25-Nicola Austin E26-Marianna Prattico E27-Admissions E28-Torey White
E29-Daniel Dias E30-Joe Zhao E31-Allison Yang E32-Modi Jiao E33-Kiran Judge E34-Alexis Watts
E35-Sarah Chay E36-Nikki White E37-Lorie Lee E38-Angela Jung E39-Sophie Thompson E40-Stephanie LePage
E41-Bunny Armour E42-Admissions E43-Alana Schramm E44-Olivia Urbano E45-Maliha Jat E46-Judy Lee
E47-Lulu Yeh E48-Linda Lee


Christopher Eaton
Senate & Curriculum Services

Associate Registrar & Director
christopher.eaton@ubc.ca
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Stephanie Oldford
Senate & Curriculum Services

Academic Policy, Elections, Cats
Fun Fact: I was born on Christmas day and they brought me to my mom in a stocking made out of nursing scrubs! stephanie.oldford@ubc.ca
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Amandeep Breen

Senate & Curriculum Services

Academic Governance Officer. amandeep.breen@ubc.ca
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Lauren Small
Senate & Curriculum Services

Academic Governance Clerk. lauren.small@ubc.ca
I am responsible for reviewing curriculum proposals for completeness and ensuring they move through the appropriate approval channels; providing admin support for Senate committees; and managing the calendar proofreading process. I also respond to the many and varied inquiries that our office receives.
Fun Fact: A few years ago I participated in an archaeological dig in Bitola, Macedonia. It was a second century Roman site.
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Brian Fukushima
Senate & Curriculum Services

I’m a clerk and scribe for the UBC Senate and faculty meetings. brian.fukushima@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I like to draw comics, write songs and play hockey.
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Anthony Grzegorzewski
Senate & Curriculum Services

Senate, curriculum, and governance. All the little-known facts and functions of the University come through our office all the time. anthony.grzegorzewski@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I own a VR-set and keep up with all the virtual reality developments.
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Kate Ross
Reg/Exec

I am the AVP, Enrolment Services and Registrar for the university as well as the lead sponsor with the Integrated Renewal Program. What this means is that I report to both Provosts thus having oversight for Enrolment and Registrar Services at both campuses. You’ll find me splitting my time between Brock Hall and the Feric building given IRP is moving to the latter. kate.ross@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: Started Soup Sundays at my condo building to foster community by applying for a neighborhood small grant. Check it out http://neighbourhoodsmallgrants.ca/
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Andrew Arida
Reg/Exec

I specialize in pretty much anything in Enrolment Services… I may not have the answer, but I know who does! andrew.arida@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: Frustrated musician. Avid traveller. Rabid soccer fan (Força Barça!).
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Kristen Pike
Reg/Exec

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Judy McGuigan
Reg/Exec

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Jon Tsang
Student Communications Services

Student communications for Enrolment Services and International Student Advising. jon.tsang@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: In the past I’ve worked as a set and lighting designer for live production (Theatre, Opera, and Dance).
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Ariel Lee

Student Communications Services

I specialize in user experience research.  ariel.lee@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: There’s too many fun facts to fit in this tiny box!
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Jodie Crocker

Student Communications Services

All things graphic design and illustration. jodie.crocker@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: My Monday mood reflects how well the Seahawks played on Sunday.
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Emily Morantz

Student Communications Services

I’m an Editorial & Communications Co-ordinator, which means I help oversee the Student Life Writers and plan content for the UBC Life Blog, among other various content projects. emily.morantz@gmail.com
Fun Fact: I’ve read the first Harry Potter book 23 times.
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Defne Corbacioglu

Student Communications Services

I specialize in design. defne.corbacioglu@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: In Turkish my last name means ‘soup maker’
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Andy Chipperfield

Student Communications Services

User Experience & User Interface Design of digital products. andy.chipperfield@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I woodburn and homebrew amongst other things
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Tammi Ward

Student Communications Services

Editorial and creative work for SCS including the UBC Life blog and social media. tammi.ward@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I have a twin sister who works at the University of Toronto. It sounds like we’re competitive but I can assure you, we are not.
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Uma Kugavaratharajah

Student Communications Services

I’m a program coordinator for VP Students, supporting the Student Communications Team two days a week. I take care of general administrative tasks such as on/offboarding and working with Finance, HR and IT. ukugavar@mail.ubc.ca
Fun Fact: If possible, I will relate any scenario back to a Seinfeld episode.
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Tiffany Zhong

Student Communications Services

Communications coordination for CSIC and CCEL events and opportunities. tiffany.zhong@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I make art on the side – check out @t.illus!
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Anna Wang

Student Communications Services

I am part of the web developer trio for Student Comms. I build project codebases and maintain web assets. anna.wang@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I enjoy taking photos of my laptop with pastries that I consume on a daily basis
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Vicky Tran

Student Communications Services

I am a Content & Engagement Strategist whose ears perk up whenever anyone talks about the UBC Life Blog, newsletter, or social channels. I specialize in editorial and creative strategy, which means I get to work with a lot of amazing student writers to produce content that lets UBC undergrads know we’re thinking about them and about their development, growth, and wellbeing. vicky.tran@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I learned Canadian geography in a very real way: when I was 14, I signed up for a bike trip from BC to Alberta without realizing there’d be mountains in between.
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Katja Clark
Student Communications Services

Communications, digital, UBC Life, students.ubc.ca, emailing students, how to copy edit or improve web readability, Ryan Gosling memes…
Fun Fact: I own every Sassy magazine from 1991-1994
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Sha Xiao
Student Communications Services

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Connie Yeh
Student Communications Services

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Duke Indrasigamany
Student Communications Services

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Erin Shaw
Student Communications Services

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Melissa Carr
Student Communications Services

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Pat Siggers
Student Communications Services

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Sara Cortes

Student Communications Services

I’m a communications assistant for the Creative & Editorial team, and also the Coop student until April for this unit. sara.cortes@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I’m on 2 dance teams
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Mike Becir
Student Support and Advising

I help lead, mentor and support a team of Enrolment Service Advisors that guide prospective students, current students, alumni and guests to campus on questions about things such as: financial support, student loans, scholarships, awards, bursaries, tuition, registration troubleshooting and transfer credit. mike.becir@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I’m the Captain of UBC’s only Faculty/Staff intramural league sports team!
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Jennifer Chin
Student Support and Advising

Just ask….. I may surprise you.
Fun Fact:
I’ve eaten everything on the McDonald’s menu, including all the seasonal, regional and discontinued items, with the exception of one item: the Big Mac. jennifer.chin@ubc.ca
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Heather Mitchell
Student Support and Advising

I am an Associate Director in Student Support & Advising. In addition to directly managing one-third of the advising team, I support a range of advising services and projects including financial aid and financial wellness, domestic Scholars Community, domestic admissions and recruitment, staff onboarding and development. heather.mitchell@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I have worked at a BC winery and in wine education in the UK.
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Darran Fernandez
Student Support and Advising

I specialize in how enrolment services supports and engages with prospective and current students, with a particular focus on scholarships, awards, financial aid and student advising. darran.fernandez@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I’ve auditioned for two reality TV shows.
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Bushra Mirza
Student Support and Advising

As an ES Advisor, I work with students to help them navigate financial planning and needs-based/merit-based funding options. I’ve also worked on or currently work on US Loans, UBC General Bursary, Premier Wesbrook Awards, Midwifery Team, Education Team, and Affiliated Bursary. bushra.mirza@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I’m teaching myself how to machine-knit.
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Chris Rambaran
Student Support and Advising

I work on the project team responsible for students from government care. People can ask me about the tuition waiver programs available to alumni of care as well as admissions and support services available on campus and in the community.  Chris.Rambaran@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I love gardening and hope to have my own little organic farm one day.
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Hung Mai
Student Support and Advising

I specialize in financial advising, award adjudication, awards and student loans. hung.mai@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I hate fun.
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Bonita Perko
Student Support and Advising

I am an Enrolment Services Advisor supporting students with their financial concerns, as well as registration questions. I support the Financial Wellness Team and its student ambassadors as well as the Enrolment Services Student Advisory Committee. bonita.perko@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I hail from Ontario and my favourite show is the original 90210 from the 90s!
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Chloe Erlendson
Student Support and Advising

I’m an ES Advisor who specializes in Indigenous student engagement and support. People can ask me about services and resources for Aboriginal students at UBC. 
Fun Fact:
I love cooking, camping, and my cat. I also create handmade Métis beaded jewelry that I sometimes sell.
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Melissa Kuipers
Student Support and Advising

I’m an Associate ES Advisor. I help prospective, current, and alumni students navigate the complexities of this big, beautiful institution. You can ask me about student loans, admissions, tuition, or my go-to karaoke song. 
Fun Fact:
I play drums in a punk band and I’m still trying to figure out why people love hiking so much. melissa.kuipers@ubc.ca
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Richard Ho
Student Support and Advising

I specialize in advising students on their financial situations. People can ask me specifically about the Presidential Scholars Awards, International Leader of Tomorrow Awards, and Varsity Athletics awards. richard.ho@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I used to coach youth Ice Hockey (ages 15 – 17) for over 10 years.
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Selene Buendia
Student Support and Advising

I am an ES Advisor, so I work closely with students on loan and funding issues. I also specialize in the UBC Bursary program, International Student Financial Support (needs-based funding for current students), and onboarding new staff, among other things.  selene.buendia@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I am a nail art enthusiast and enjoy expressing that with my nail designs.
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Hala Nugent
Student Support and Advising

I am an ES Advisor. I work with the Former Youth in Care Tuition Waiver program as well as the UBC Scholars Community. I am part of the ES Development Team and the Applied Science Faculty Team. I also adjudicate awards for students with disabilities. hala.nugent@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I am a Kickboxer
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Fran Hannabuss
Student Support and Advising

I specialize in Presidential Scholars Awards, Graduate Student Support, Scholars Community. fran.hannabuss@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I am a cat woman. I adopted two adult cats, Chubs and Mojo, a couple of years ago, which explains why I am always covered in cat hair.
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Jeff Hum
Student Support and Advising

I specialize in student loans, but feel free to ask me about anything! jeff.hum@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I am a self-identified fried chicken connoisseur.
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Maggie Wang
Student Support and Advising

I specialize in sponsorship and part time loans. maggie.wang@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I have a dog named Nemo, he is turning 16 in April!
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Phoenix Chung
Student Support and Advising

Hi, I am an Enrolment Services Coordinator providing back office support to our lovely ES Advisors team. I specialize in sponsorship billing and BC part-time loan application.
Fun Fact:
I don’t like ice cream as much as you do.
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Jenny Li
Student Support and Advising

Enrolment Services Coordinator. jenny.li@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I like Hello Kitty
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Tara Drage

Student Support and Advising

I am an ES Advisor and one of the Team Leads with Student Support & Advising – specializing in Systems & Service. I’m the behind-the-scenes contact for SS & A and work hard to ensure that our operations/advising service points run smoothly and efficiently. I also currently lead the Scholars Community on the UBC-V campus, which is a program for over 300 domestic award recipients. Feel free to ask me anything and I’ll try my best to find the answer for you. tara.drage@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I love to sew and look out for any opportunity to be creative and use my glue gun!
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Claire Vial
Student Support and Advising

As an ES Advisor, I support current and prospective students, advising on topics related to finances, student loans, awards, and admissions. I specialize in non-degree studies, student assignments and recruitment. I’m always happy to answer questions about any of the above or to help solve your excel problems and finance related mysteries. claire.vial@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
My new favourite hobby is making ground-breaking electronic music. I also like running the tower beach stairs at lunch – feel free to join me!
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Rachel Wu

Student Support and Advising

I am an ES advisor and I work closely with students on a variety of issues. I also specialize in awards management and financial advising for professional programs such as Education and Pharmacy. rachel.wu@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: As a parent of two, I am passionate about education and volunteer at school PAC.
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Joshua Robertson
Student Support and Advising

Prior to entering the Enrolment Services game, I spent 10 years as an academic advisor at UBC. If you happen to have questions regarding Non-Degree Studies, award appeals, music you probably don’t like… feel free to look me up. joshua.robertson@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I am secretly an 86 year old man.
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Liyan Derman
Student Support and Advising

I am part of the Enrolment Services Advising Team and all the things that entails. I’m happy to be part of this amazing team! liyan.derman@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I live for my two chihuahuas, Nijah and Jyni, love TV, and sometimes I foster pups until they find their furever homes!
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Edenia Lai
Student Support and Advising

Ask me about anything! As an ES Advisor, I’m a generalist but I’ve also worked as an academic advisor, exchange coordinator, timetable rep and program manager in the Faculty of Commerce. If I can’t help, I’ll find someone that can. edenia.lai@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
Most staff have a desk drawer full of files and stationary, come say hello to find out what’s in mine (Hint: not a single paper product).
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Maureen Bailey
Student Support and Advising

My role as an ES Advisor involves working with a cohort of undergraduate students and students from a variety of other graduate and post-baccalaureate programs. I also specialize in the UBC Bursary Program, undergraduate recruitment, and financial advising for the Bachelor of Education. maureen.bailey@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I love making quilts!
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Joanna Ludlow
Student Support and Advising

Hi. I specialize in Aboriginal Student Finances, International Major Entrance Awards (IMES/OIS), Sauder and Commerce queries, Midwifery students, and programs in the Faculty of Arts.
joanna.ludlow@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I love rock climbing and my cat. I’m also getting married this year. Ask me about my seating arrangements I dare you.
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Alberto Guzman
Student Support and Advising

I am an ES Advisor who works to resolve student inquiries regarding finances and general questions. I work a lot with student inquiries through UNI and on service points. alberto.guzman@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
My favorite animals are my two kittens – Hana and Momo, but a close runner up would be a panda.
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Cara Low
Student Support and Advising

People can ask me about: financial wellness/financial wellness peers, the rhodes scholarship program, UNI and some of the other project teams I support: onboarding, development, and communications. I’m happy to chat about challenging student situations and anything advising related 🙂 cara.low@ubc.ca
Fun Fact:
I have an unusually large collection of nail polish and plants.
My vacations are partly funded by can-collecting.
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Kim Sicoli
Student Support and Advising

My work includes supporting the Student Refugee Program at UBC, Confluence/wiki administrator, and am a liaison with the Centre for Student Involvement & Careers department as well as Kinesiology. Other work on campus that I am passionate about and tuned into includes: diversity on campus + environmental sustainability.  kimberly.sicoli@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I am the newest Sustainability Coordinator for Enrolment Services! If you have any questions, suggestions or want to share ideas, I am always willing to grab a coffee (and I’ll be sure to bring a reusable mug!). 

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Max Mitchell
Student Support and Advising

I am an ES Advisor, so I work closely with students on loan and funding issues. I also specialize in post-bacc student issues, Premier Wesbrook awards, and on-boarding new staff. max.mitchell@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I am a huge professional wrestling fan!
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Frishta Safi

Student Support and Advising

Nice to meet you here! 🙂 I am an Enrolment Services Advisor and I support students with matters such as finances, enrolment, admissions and much much more.  frishta.safi@ubc.ca
Say “hi” when you see me! I love to meet and chat with new people/colleagues.
Fun Fact: I love spending time outdoors with my kids and friends! Summer is (no doubt) my favorite season of all!
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Linda Hallam

Student Support and Advising

As an ES Advisor, I specialize in assisting students to understand their finances & the financial options available to them. My areas of focus are with WUSC (World University Service of Canada) students, students in the law, medicine & dentistry programs as well as students formerly in government care. linda.hallam@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: In contrast to what my photo suggests, my favorite season is definitely summer with all the beach volleyball and tennis that I can fit in!
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Claudia Bastien

Student Support and Advising

I specialize in aboriginal student support, awards adjudication and domestic recruitment. claudia.bastien@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I am an advanced open water diver. I have my dry suit diver specialty and love to dive in BC waters on weekends.
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Colleen Mooney

Student Support and Advising

I am an Enrolment Services Advisor. colleen.mooney@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I like winter sports and wine!
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Cheryl Tyler
Student Support and Advising

ES Advisor
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Laura Beaulac

Student Support and Advising

I am an ES Advisor, working with students to create a more personalized experience at UBC. I am happy to connect and help out anytime! Here is my email:  laura.beaulac@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I lived in Japan for a year, and I am a certified free diver.
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Erica Shimizu

Student Support and Advising

I am an Enrolment Services Advisor. I help support students with financial aid, budgeting, awards, registration, prospective student advising, and much more. erica.shimizu@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: My favorite show on Netflix is Terrace House!
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Brian Leavitt
Student Support and Advising

I’m an ES Advisor, so I specialize in general and financial advising. I can also be found spending my time working with graduate students, managing the Go Global award process, assigning new students their ES Advisors, and helping out with QLess stuff. brian.leavitt@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I like to make things, sometimes.
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Scottford Price

Student Support and Advising

I specialize in aboriginal engagement, Musqueam awards, bursary and of course Safety. If you have any questions I’m usually around and always happy to help!  Scottford.Price@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I partner dance, sail, ski and try to keep active.
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Kathryn Mudie

Student Support and Advising

I specialize in Canadian Loans, Bursaries, Emergency Funding and the International Scholars Portfolio. kathryn.mudie@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I love to read and browse used bookstores
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Jordan Lee

Student Support and Advising

As an Associate Enrolment Services Advisor I provide support and advice to students regarding finances, student loans, tuition, admissions, and registration and records. jordan.lee@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I love sushi and I’ve never missed a season of Survivor
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Shaun Shan
Student Support and Advising

ES Advisor
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Jordon Lovig
Student Support and Advising

Student Systems and Educational Technology, Graduate and Non-Degree Studies, Health & Wellness, Cheeseburgers. jordon.lovig@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: Ines says I’m a “Cancer, Capricorn Rising” what does that even mean?
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Paul Poole

Student Support and Advising

I specialize in UBC Bursary, Aboriginal Student Support, Schulich Leader Scholarship, striving for excellence in the provision of student services. paul.poole@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I’d rather be biking.
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Dorothy Tran

Student Support and Advising

I am an ES Advisor who specializes in US loans and one of the award managers for the Premier Undergraduate and Wesbrook Scholarships and Rhodes. dorothy.tran@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I love to travel and have an appreciation for good coffee, wine and beer.
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Holly Ma

Student Support and Advising

I specialize in the Centennial Scholars Entrance Award Program and Post Baccalaureate (JD/MD/DMD) Financial Advising. holly.ma@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I love spending my weekends at a family cabin that my husband’s Opa designed and built.
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Daria Patrusheva

Student Support and Advising

I’m an ES Advisor, and I support Loran scholars and co-manage Trek scholarship. daria.patrusheva@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I’m an aerial dancer, and I’m currently working on my Master’s in intercultural communication.
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Harb Johal

Student Support and Advising

I specialize in financial aid, admissions, advising, project team member of the Centennial Scholars Entrance Award, MasterCard Foundation, and CSI&C.  harb.johal@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: Enjoy watching sports, working out, spending time with family and friends!
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Nikki Baker
Student Support and Advising

ES Advisor
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Ines Belic

Student Support and Advising

As an ES Advisor I specialize in supporting students through the admissions process and with any financial concerns. I advise a cohort of undergraduate students, as well as support our Non-Degree Studies, Graduate Studies and US Loans teams.  ines.belic@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I’ve lived in four countries and three continents!
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Judy Wong

Student Support and Advising

As an Enrolment Services Advisor, I am a designated advisor to a cohort of undergraduate students. I can assist with student loan, funding, and tuition fee inquiries. My project teams include the Scholars Community, Awards for Students with Disabilities, Award Appeals, as well as the Kinesiology faculty liaison. judy.s.wong@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I am obsessed with Disneyland! I try to go once every year to satisfy this obsession.
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Nicole Nagel

Student Support and Advising

Through my project work, I specialize on non-degree studies, Go Global, Financial Wellness, Awards for women in p/t studies and staff development. nicole.nagel@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: German is my first language and I have twins that were born on leap day.
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Willie Moss
Student Support and Advising

ES Advisor
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Chloe Kwan

Student Support and Advising

I’m currently working in IRP – Student Stream until March 2021. Prior to my secondment, I specialized in awards management including Presidential Scholars Awards and Award Appeals. That said, I enjoy sharing insights on all topics 🙂 chloe.kwan@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I like cats but I don’t have pets currently
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Christiana Lee
Admissions

All things related to Canadian High School especially BC, SK, MB, and the Maritimes. christiana.lee@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I am obsessed with ceramics and will often spend my free time at my ceramics studio
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Xin Lu
Admissions

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Cherry Mesina
Admissions

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Debbie Lin
Admissions

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Julia Choi
Admissions

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Somi Chuhon
Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions Evaluations and Advising. somi.chuhon@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I own a Tesla Model 3 – my dream car! Feel free to follow my blog! teslachronicles.blogspot.com. Outside of the office, I’m a pianist by trade (mostly accompanying choirs) and am a classical music enthusiast. Least favourite food: anything that looks like it’s eyeing me *shiver*. If you ever want a little snack pick-me-up, I have a treat box in my office. Come anytime!
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Nao Fujiwara
Admissions

I am an Associate Admissions Advisor focusing primarily on US and IB assessments. nao.fujiwara@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I was a bartender and legal assistant to support myself through university! Ask me about alcohol and car accidents.
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Pia Gormley
Admissions

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Celia Reimer
Admissions

Aboriginal applicants, Mature applicants, Transfer applicants from Canada, Youth in Care/Former Youth in Care applicants, BSW, BFA, BSN. celia.reimer@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: N/A
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Natasha Latter
Admissions

In my role as an Associate Admissions Advisor, I evaluate applications from Aboriginal high school students. natasha.latter@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: “I asked some close friends this question and this is what they said about me: I love romantic comedies and teen movies, just like Mindy Kaling. I can’t lie. I have an infectious laugh. I’m bilingual and lived in Montreal for 10 years.
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Paola Baca
Admissions

Together with Sam Saini, I co-lead an amazing #DreamTeam of smart, talented, caring admissions professionals. My focus is the evaluations of applicants from within Canada (secondary & post-secondary). paola.baca@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I love movies. My current preferred genre is super-hero/action movies (because my son is 12) but I dabble in all genres. I may soon re-watch all the Marvel movies in sequence so I can catch more of the connections/Easter eggs and because they make me laugh.
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Camilla Hugh
Admissions

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Terry Chui
Admissions

I specialize in… reviewing Canada/International HS files. I am responsible for… helping Admissions with reviewing HS files. People can ask me about…to make nice little chart to help the team with admissions. terry.chui@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I moved to Canada when I was 6 years old, a weird age to learn two languages. Now, when I talk I first think in English, but when I count, I think in Cantonese.
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Sam Saini
Admissions

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Patrizia Paoluzzi
Admissions

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John Bryant
Admissions

Current focus is Canadian and US Post-Secondary. Also fairly familiar with OCPS, OCSS, USSS, IBDP… I am also ‘stick-handling’ the Athletics portfolio for Undergraduate Admissions. john.bryant@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I love the outdoors (biking, hiking, skiing, fishing).
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Huong Nguyen
Admissions

I evaluate international applications. huong.nguyen@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: Eating too much in the weekend.

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Zhaoying Hu
Admissions

I am responsible for evaluating applications from secondary school students. International Baccalaureate is my favorite curriculum if you want to talk about curricula (I doubt you do…). I am also happy to share my experience studying in the Chinese curriculum. Above all, I am always excited talking about international education! zhaoying.hu@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I am always looking for rock climbing/hiking buddies!
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Marilyn Mendoca
Admissions

I specialize in international undergraduate admissions and I’m responsible for managing the Vantage, CAP, EFP portfolios together with ELAS waivers. marilyn.mendonca@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I’m a huge fan of chocolate cake!
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Kim Goodison
Admissions

Portfolios include: BMM, SCPO and WUSC. I evaluate international and post-secondary applications. kim.goodison@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I love to travel and am always planning my next trip!
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Ellen Sin
Admissions

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Verina Zhang
Admissions

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Joseph Dubec
Admissions

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Cassie Dominic
Admissions

Anything Admissions-related. I’m also able to help troubleshoot issues with the SISC/SSC/AS across various departments and scenarios. cassie.dominic@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I’m currently learning American Sign Language (ASL)
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Rebeca Lau
Admissions

International rebeca.lau@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: Not sure it is a fun fact, but some people find it “odd” that I was born and grew up in Mexico from Chinese parents so my mother tongue is Spanish. If we are to categorize, I like to call myself Chexican.
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Natalie Fallis
Admissions

Manager of Applicant Services, I am mainly responsible for the BBAE, Document Processing, the CRM Queues and a lot of this and that!
natalie.fallis@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I love anything outdoors, animals and sports! I spend as much time as possible in my vegetable garden patch. I have had many dog pet friends and have fostered and trained many others. Lately, I am really into road cycling!
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Nicola Austin
Admissions

Hello, I am a Team Lead for the Admission Coordinators. My team specialize in the Canadian High School domestic and offshore applicants for the Undergraduate Admissions Office. nicola.austin@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: Passionate about the great outdoors, enjoy long distance cycling, and other more creative pursuits.
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Marianna Prattico
Student Support and Advising

Admissions Coordinator responsible for domestic post-sec applicants. I also work in support of the International team 🙂 marianna.prattico@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I make funny music videos that feat. my very funny Italian grandparents. I’m pretty sure my grandpa was a rap star in another life.
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Kristina Shen
Admissions

I am one of the Admissions Coordinators responsible for Canadian high school applicants, the wildest of teams! kristina.shen@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I write short stories!
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Torey White
Admissions

I’m an admissions coordinator on the Canadian Post-Secondary team. torey.white@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I used to be so addicted to chewing gum that my jaw locked shut (I’m all about mints now).
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Daniel Dias
Admissions

International: US Curriculum, Chinese Curriculum, IB Curriculum. Domestic: Nova Scotia Curriculum, Ontario Curriculum, British Columbia Curriculum. daniel.dias@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I used to be a drummer!
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Joe Zhao
Admissions

joe.zhao@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I’m allergic to all creatures under water.
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Modi Jiao
Admissions

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Allison Yang
Admissions

I work on Canadian high school applications, as well as Non-Degree Studies (Visiting, Unclassified, and Access Studies – but mostly Access Studies!). allison.yang@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I’m currently fulfilling my lifelong dream of learning how to play the drums!
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Kiran Judge
Admissions

Admissions for international and domestic students. kiran.judge@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I had 9 wisdom teeth removed.
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Alexis Watts
Admissions

I am an Admissions Coordinator who works on the Canadian High School team! Feel free to ask me anything about domestic direct-entry requirements and high school transcripts. alexis.watts@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I studied archaeology in university and have worked on two archaeological excavations in Sicily, Italy.
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Sarah Chay
Admissions

I specialize in undergrad admissions and am responsible for personal profile reading and evaluating applications. People can ask me about anything related to that (especially if my operator ID pops up in the log!) sarah.chay@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I know the name of every dog in my building (and perhaps a 3-mile radius from where I live!)
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Nikki White
Admissions

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Lorie Lee
Admissions

I’m an Associate Admissions Advisor and I currently evaluate international applicants. You can ask me about US, China and IBDP cases! lorie.lee@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I’m left handed!
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Angela Jung
Admissions

I’m an Associate Admissions Advisor and I read applicants’ personal profiles as well as complete evaluations for out-of-Canada high school applicants. angela.jung@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I was part of the live audience in a filming of Conan O’ Brien’s show where he interviewed one of my favorite actresses, Zooey Deschanel!
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Sophie Thompson
Admissions

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Stephanie LePage
Admissions

I am an Admissions Coordinator on the Canadian Post-Secondary team (internal UBC transfer and Canadian transfer applicants) and help in Non-Degree Studies. I am responsible for answering prospective student emails, sending out acknowledgement emails to applicants, and processing transcripts to prepare files for evaluation. People can ask me about processing refunds for application fees. stephanie.lepage@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I am a competitive ballroom dancer and have been dancing since the age of 3.
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Bunny Armour
Admissions

I am a Coordinator in Admissions and a Team Lead for the PCAN team which means any EVAL DIST’s with the codes BCCU, BCNA, CAPS and REGU. bunny.armour@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I have 10 siblings. 8 sisters and 2 brothers.
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Jenny Park
Admissions

I am an Admission Coordinator in the International Department. I am responsible for acknowledging and updating applications on the SISC and Perceptive Content. I also work with CRM/Salesforce. You can ask me about documents, applicant status or anything related to applications. You can also ask me about my dog 🙂 jiyoun.park@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I can speak 6 languages!
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Alana Schramm
Admissions

Undergraduate international applicants; transfer credit (UBCO). alana.schramm@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I am a hula hoop and belly dancer.
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Olivia Urbano
Admissions

I am a Transfer Credit & Admissions Coordinator. I specialize more in transfer credit. LOPs, BCCAT, BC Transfer Guide questions – ask me…if I don’t know, I’ll find out. olivia.urbano@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I love pandas & Care Bears!
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Maliha Jat
Admissions

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Judy Lee
Admissions

I am one of the team leads for the International Team. I process documents for out of country high school applicants and out of country post secondary applicants including irreplaceable documents. judy.lee@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: I enjoy with anything with chocolate.
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Lulu Yeh
Admissions

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Linda Lee
Admissions

I am an Admissions Coordinator and one of the Team Leads for International Admissions. We process applications and documents for Out of Country high school and post secondary applicants (OCSS, OCPS, USSS, USPS). linda.lee@ubc.ca
Fun Fact: My family is truly international – I was born in Honduras, both my daughters were adopted from China, and my dog Bailey came to me from Hawaii.
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