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Program Heads

Name Position Office Phone
Shannon Kelly, BA, MA, PhD Continuing Ed. and Technical Writing SW2‑246 604‑451‑7065
Nathan Devos, BA, MEd, PhD PELD SW2‑239 604‑456‑8069
Frank Schnurr, BA, MA Personnel SW2‑242 604‑451‑6884
Jean Scribner, BA, MA Curriculum SW2‑248 604‑451‑6977

Faculty members

Name Office Phone
Lisa Allen, B.G.S., M.Ed., M.E.T. SW2-262 604‑431‑4968
Cath-Anne Ambrose, BA, MA SW2-239 604‑456‑7127
Gjoa Andrichuk, BA, MA, TESL SW2-243 604‑451‑6891
Kirsty Barclay-Estrup, BA, MA, PDP, CELTA SW3‑4795 604‑454‑2252
Thorsten Ewald, BA, MA SW2-257 604‑451‑7066
Nick Fox, BA, MA, MA SW2-253 604‑451‑6893
Chris Ganeff BA, M.Ed., TESL
Katherine Golder, BA, MA, TESL SW2-247 604‑451‑6882
Lynda Hadley, BA, TESL SW3‑4795 604‑451‑7185
Rachael Hunter, BA (Hons), MA SW2-253 604‑451‑7184
Laurie Izgerean  BA, PID, TEFL
Derek Jamensky, BA, MA SW2-258 604‑456‑8174
Tessa Jordan, BA, MA, PhD SW2-262 604‑454‑2294
Teresa Lacuna BA, MA, CELTA
Sam Lee, BA (Hons), MA, TESL SW2-260 604‑451‑7127
Fiona Lemon, B.Sc., MA, TESL SW3‑4795 604‑451‑7125
Andrea Matthews BA, MA, TESL, Certificate of Conflict Resolution SW2-258 604‑451‑7176
Linda Pashka Meegan, BA, MA, PhD SW2-255 604‑412‑7456
Sarah Nelson BA, MA, CELTA SW2-257 604‑432‑8224
Julie Nolin, Dip, MA SW3‑4795 604‑451‑7127
James Peterson BA, MA, TESL SW3‑4795 604‑451‑7153
Gretchen Quiring, BA, MA, PhD SW2-247 604‑412‑7491
Matt Rockall, BA, MA SW2-258 604‑456‑8174
Jacquie Russell BA, M.Ed., MA, TESL Dip. SW3‑4795 604‑432‑8229
Bahareh Shahabi  BA, MA, TESL, EdTech SW2-245 604‑456‑8142
John Storm, BA, MA SW2-245 604‑431‑4983
Darlene Webb, BA, MA, PDP SW2-260 604‑451‑7183
Caimen Yen BA, MA SW2-257 604‑451‑7125

“I find BCIT students motivated, hardworking, and open to feedback for developing their skills. I particularly like the way in which our department gets to collaborate with the many technology departments to deliver our courses.” – Jean Scribner, Program Head, Communication

BCIT Communication

teaching into
technical programs

(that’s a lot of expertise)