We have many staff here at Alexander College who are available to help our students with numerous questions and concerns. The questions below contains the links to staff members who can help you with your most important questions.

Frequently Asked Questions


The list below contains the names and contact information of the staff who can help you with your most important questions.


Administrative Support


Scott Marsden, Director of Student Affairs

s.marsden@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours:
M, T – 8:00am-4:30pm, Vancouver Campus
W, Th, F – 8:00am-4:30pm, Burnaby Campus

My role at the college is to facilitate a positive student experience through fostering a sense of community, engagement and responsibility. I oversee the Student Success Services Divisions at Alexander College, including the Library, Academic Advising, Health and Wellness, Student Life, Student Success Services and the Writing and Learning Centre. Furthermore, my responsibilities include processing student appeals, requests, suggestions for improvement around the college and creating and enforcing policies regarding student conduct under the Office of Student Affairs. All students should feel welcome at any time to stop by and see me – my door is always open, and I’m happy to help with any issue to improve the student experience both on and off campus.


Alicia Brown, Senior Executive Assistant Supervisor

alicia@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 8:30 am-5:00pm
Burnaby Campus, Office 102

I work alongside both campus Directors and attend to several ongoing administrative functions. I work to support our staff, students, and instructors in many ways. I meet with students to discuss a variety of situations, such as exam time conflicts, exam deferrals due to sickness or family emergency, academic policy appeals, and general concerns. I also oversee the administration of part-time jobs on campus for students, assist with human resource functions, manage projects for improvement to the facilities, organize large staff events, and answer to any other miscellaneous questions or concerns. Anyone is welcome to stop by my office anytime!

Tatiana Alamian, Executive Assistant and Academic Process Coordinator

tatiana@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 8:30 am-5:00pm
Vancouver Campus

I assist the Directors at Alexander College with the maintenance of administrative systems, procedures and processes, including keeping track of student academic records, dealing with Attendance and Academic Appeals, and keeping the staff and faculty informed of upcoming events and activities. I am also responsible for scheduling appointments and meetings, organizing databases and filing systems, as well as organizing the final exam and invigilation schedules. If you have any questions about schedules, deferred exams, job opportunities and college in general, I will be happy to talk with you and do my best to help. Please feel free to contact me anytime.



Office of the Registrar

Mandie Brooks, Registrar

mandie@alexandercollege.ca | registrar@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm (office closes at 4:00pm)
Burnaby Campus, Office 103

The Registrar is a member of the Administration responsible for direction of the units reporting within the Office of the Registrar division. Most notably these units are: Admissions, Registration, Articulation and Transfer Credit, Financial Aid, Student Info Systems, Grades and Performance Management, Scheduling, and Student Records and Graduation. My role is to ensure that administrative processes from admissions through to graduation are handled accurately and fairly in accordance with College policy and mission.

TBD, Assistant Registrar

Office Hours: 8:30am- 5:00pm
Burnaby Campus, Office 104

Melissa Goodman, Coordinator, Office of the Registrar

melissa@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm (office closes at 4:00pm)
Burnaby/Vancouver Campus, Office 104/V203

As Coordinator, Office of the Registrar, I process new student applications at the Burnaby campus, keep our records up to date, and assist students with a variety of registration related requests. I also help to coordinate the day-to-day functions of the department to ensure that processes are effectively run. If you would like my assistance with credit transfer, registration appeals, course withdrawal, changing your program, financial aid, graduation documents, or registration issues, you may email me or make an appointment at Reception.

Morgan Sillers, Officer, Office of the Registrar

morgan@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm (office closes at 4:00pm)
Burnaby/Vancouver Campus, Office 104/V203

As an Officer in the Office of the Registrar, I help process new student applications, fulfill document orders, and answer student questions. You may email me or make an appointment at reception if you would like my assistance with course withdrawals, course credit transfer, program change requests, document orders, medical insurance, or registration issues.

Heather MacCrone, Officer, Office of the Registrar

heather@alexandercollege.ca

Office Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm (office closes at 4:00pm)
Burnaby Campus, Office 104

As an Officer in the Office of the Registrar, I help process new student applications, fulfill document orders, and answer student questions. You may email me or make an appointment at reception if you would like my assistance with course withdrawals, course credit transfer, program change requests, document orders, medical insurance, or registration issues.

Valerie Nunez, Placement Test Administrator

v.nunez@alexandercollege.ca

Office Hours: 9:00am- 5:30pm
Burnaby Campus, Office 217

Deciding what class to take can be challenging.  At Alexander College we want to ensure that students are enroled in the classes best suited for their academic skill level.  The placement test helps determine what class a student needs to take based on their knowledge and abilities in the areas of English, Math, and Chemistry. My job is to administer the placement tests.  I often work with international students or students who are beginning their post-secondary education.  I enjoy welcoming students into our college and helping them get started with their academic studies. Please e-mail me for times and further information.

Julia Ilushin, Admissions Office Assistant

julia@alexandercollege.ca

Office Hours: 8:30am – 5:00pm (office closes at 4:00pm)
Burnaby Campus, Office 104

As an Admissions Office Assistant within the Office of the Registrar, I provide general support to the department and help to keep our student records organized and up-to-date. I also assist students to apply for medical insurance.

 


Enrolment Office

Serena Ning, Enrolment Officer (maternity leave)

serena@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Burnaby Campus (Tues, Thurs, Fri), Office 105-
Vancouver Campus (Mon, Wed), Office 205

I provide information on programs, assist with course registration for international students and help answer any questions that students may have regarding enrolment and registration. I work closely with students to develop an educational plan that meets their specific needs. I also assist them in the selection of courses that will be transferable to the future institution of their choice. We are always supportive of our students and attentive to their academic needs. Hope to see you soon!


Carrie-Grace Ge, Enrolment Officer, China

carriegrace@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm
Burnaby Campus (Mon, Wed, Fri), Office 105
Vancouver Campus (Tues, Thurs), Office 205

Whether you are a prospective student or a current student, I can provide you with information regarding admission requirements, enrolment and registration, and program benefits. I offer guidance in course selection in keeping with the student’s interests, values, and abilities; explain school policies and procedures; identify options for students to satisfy specific degree requirements; and advise students on academic and personal issues. As a member of the AC marketing department, I also help to develop and maintain relationships with education agencies and immigration consultants. I look forward to meeting with you.

Leo Ling, Liaison Officer, China

leo@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 9:00 am-5:30 pm
Burnaby Campus (Mon-Thur), Office 105/Vancouver Campus (Fri), Office 205

As a Liaison Officer, I provide consultation for existing or prospective students with their application, course selection, and registration. As a former international student, I myself experienced the local education system. Now, I enjoy helping students from varied cultural backgrounds, drawing upon my own personal experience and knowledge. I am fluent in English and Mandarin. In addition to assisting students, I am also a member of the Marketing Department. I connect with local agencies, and also travel to China to foster connections with overseas agencies and international students. If you are interested in a program, or have questions, feel free to send me email or come to my office! Looking forward to see you!

Gia Xu, Liaison Officer

gia@alexandercollege.ca

Office Hours: 9:00 am-5:30 pm
Burnaby Campus (Mon-Thur), Office 105/Vancouver Campus (Fri), Office 205

I provide information on programs, assist with course registration for international students and help answer any questions that students may have regarding enrolment and registration. I work closely with students to develop an educational plan that meets their specific needs. I also assist them in the selection of courses that will be transferable to the future institution of their choice. We are always supportive of our students and attentive to their academic needs. Hope to see you soon!

Annes Lee, Enrolment Officer

annes@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Vancouver Campus

I assist students with application and registration, placement tests, and other general inquiries about enrolment. My job also involves designing promotional materials for the international recruitment team. I am fluent in both English and Korean. If you need assistance or have any questions please feel free to come and see me!

Dawood Shakir, Enrolment Officer

dawood@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Burnaby Campus (Mon, Wed, Fri), Office 108
Vancouver Campus (Tues, Thurs), Office 206

As an Enrollment Officer, I look forward to guide current and prospective students on various programs available at Alexander College. I will assist you on your application, registration, placement test and any other general enquiries. I am multilingual and can converse in English, Hindi, Gujarati and basic Punjabi. In addition to domestic applications I am responsible for supporting student applications from South Asia and Middle East. I have an open door policy and will be happy to connect with you in person or by email.

Shaun Dhillon, Enrolment Offier

shaun@alexandercollege.ca

Office Hours: 9:00 am-5:30 pm
Burnaby Campus (Mon-Thur), Office 108/Vancouver Campus (Fri), Office 205

I provide information on programs, assist with course registration for international students and help answer any questions that students may have regarding enrolment and registration. I work closely with students to develop an educational plan that meets their specific needs. I also assist them in the selection of courses that will be transferable to the future institution of their choice. We are always supportive of our students and attentive to their academic needs. Hope to see you soon!

Gregory Pokorny, International Liaison Coordinator

gregory.p@alexandercollege.ca

Office Hours: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Burnaby Campus: (Friday), Office #108
Vancouver Campus: (Monday – Thursday), Office #202

As International Liaison Coordinator at Alexander College, my role is to act as a guide for the College’s marketing efforts internationally.

Working with the Marketing Department to enter into new geographic markets (Africa, SE Asia and Eastern Europe) and maintain current markets for enrolment. I aim to provide exemplary service to Alexander College’s global partners as well as students as they embark on their academic journey at Alexander College. I lived abroad for more than 16 years with work experience in more than 30 countries and was an international student myself (MBA earned in Korea) so I would like to draw on my previous experience in order to best support and help students with their academic needs. Please feel free to stop by my office or send an e-mail if you have any questions and please do not hesitate to introduce yourself as I would love to help and hear from you.

Josh Diaz, Liaison Officer, Latin America

josh@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Burnaby Campus (Tues, Thurs), Office 108
Vancouver Campus (Mon, Wed, Fri.), Office 206

As a Liaison Officer, I provide consultation and guidance for current and/or prospective students at Alexander College. I will always assist you on your application, registration, placement test and any other general inquiries. As a former international graduate, I have experienced the Canadian education system, which has let me connect with students from different cultural backgrounds; and due to my experience, I have found joy in helping them at any time. Also, I’d like to mention that I am fluent in both English and Spanish Languages. In addition to assisting students; I am also part of the Marketing Department here at Alexander College. I connect with local and international Latino American agencies and prospective students. If you are interested in any program we offer, or have any questions, please feel free to contact me via email or you can see me in my office at any time! Looking forward to meet you!


Student Success Services

Kim Harbridge, Academic Advisor

kim@alexandercollege.ca

As an Academic Advisor, I’m here to help you achieve your goals. Do you have questions about which courses to take next term? Are you unsure about the requirements of your Associate Degree program? Do you want help planning for university transfer? If you have questions about any part of your academic life here at Alexander College, please make an appointment to see me!

Rebecca Spruston, Student Life Officer

rebecca@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 8:30am – 5pm
Vancouver Campus, Office 204

As the Student Life Officer at Alexander College I am here to ensure you have an enjoyable experience by providing you with a variety of fun and interesting activities and clubs to get involved in, both on and off campus.  If you are interested in participating in the various activities and clubs we offer at Alexander College, please contact me.

Camila Miranda, Academic Advisor

camila@alexandercollege.ca  

My role is to help students navigate the Canadian post-secondary system and achieve their academic goals, whichever those may be. I can help students plan their Associate Degree here at Alexander College and I can also help them plan for university transfer. Some of my duties include (but are not limited to) assistance with course selection, GPA calculation, and graduation application. As a former international student myself I am familiar with the academic challenges many students might face, so I am happy to help them overcome those challenges.


Student Financial Services & Bookstore


Marites Logaring, Account Receivable Officer/ Bookstore

m.logaring@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Burnaby Campus, Office 106

Vanessa Sy, Account Receivable Officer/ Bookstore

vanessa@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Vancouver Campus, Office 201

Chaerin Kim, Account Receivable Officer/ Bookstore

c.kim@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Burnaby Campus, Office 106


Library Services


Jacqueline Huck, Library Supervisor

j.huck@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Burnaby Campus Library

Library staff can support you in your studies by helping you locate and obtain information for your research papers. I can show you how to access library resources like journal databases, books, eBooks, and the internet. I can also assist you with tasks such as checking your course websites on AC Online, registering for courses, ordering official documents, as well as applying for a student card, provided that you bring some official form of photo identification (passport, driver’s license, or BC ID).

From Monday to Friday, I am always happy to help, but to ensure that I will be available; I recommend that you contact me by email or phone to make an appointment. Finally, if you are looking for a good book to read for fun or to practice your reading skills, stop by the library and I can recommend something!

Extra: Whom do I see to get a student card, to check out books, to get help with research and finding resources for my course work?


Raul Campos, Library Assistant

r.campos@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 12:30pm – 9:00pm, Saturday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Burnaby Campus Library

My background is in History, specializing in Middle Eastern and Islamic History, with a B.A. from Simon Fraser University and in Geographic Information Systems with a diploma from BCIT. I would be more than happy to help you with any library services and or any questions you may have. I will be available most evenings and Saturdays but can also be contacted via email at r.campos@alexandercollege.ca

Happy reading!

Natalie Hoekstra, Librarian

n.hoekstra@alexandercollege.ca
Office Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Vancouver Campus Library

As your Vancouver campus librarian, I can help you with your research papers, from narrowing down a topic to evaluating sources and citations. I am happy to meet with you about your research assignments, but to make sure I’m available, please book a time with me via email or in-person. My background is in English literature and I welcome chats about books and food any time!

Gillian Blore, Library Assistant

g.blore@alexandercollege.ca

Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 12:30pm – 9:00pm, Saturday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Vancouver Campus Library

As the Vancouver Campus Library Assistant, I am happy to help you with any library related services. I’m available most evenings and weekends to help you find library materials and with one-on-one research assistance. In addition to my Library Tech training I also have a background in English Literature and Film. Please feel free to stop by the library or contact me by email at: g.blore@alexandercollege.ca


Writing and Learning Centre

Academic Writing & Humanities Team

Please book appointments with us through the Writing Centre online booking system on the Vancouver Writing & Humanities or Burnaby Writing & Humanities calendars: https://alexander.mywconline.com/

One of the things that distinguishes our Writing & Learning Centres is the certified instructors who make up our academic writing and humanities team. Many of them are also English instructors here at the College. Our academic writing team members can help you with academic writing (organizing your research, structuring your essays, grammar, flow of ideas, citations, etc.) and humanities (understanding course material and preparing academic essays in these subjects). Find us on the Academic Writing and Humanities schedules at our Burnaby and Vancouver campuses. We are available for booked and walk-in appointments.

Monica Luna-Estrada, Computer Science Subject Area Specialist

m.lunaestrada@alexandercollege.ca
Please book appointments with me through the Writing Centre online booking system on the Math, Science and CPSC calendar: https://alexander.mywconline.com/

My name is Monica and I am here to assist you during the labs for Computer Science classes in Vancouver and for one on one tutoring in the WLC. In addition to my role here, I am a full time Computing Science student at SFU in the SFU-ZJU Dual Degree Program. I look forward to working with everyone!

Kojo Amissah-Sey, Writing & Learning Centre Supervisor, Burnaby Campus

k.amissah@alexandercollege.ca
Please book appointments with me through the Writing Centre online booking system on the Burnaby Econ/Comm calendar: https://alexander.mywconline.com/

My name is Kojo and I am an Econ/Bus/Commerce Specialist here to assist you when you are struggling with course concepts.  I recently graduated from SFU with an MA in Economics. My areas of specialty are Financial Economics, Theory of International Trade, Accounting, Statistical Methods, Statistics for Economists  and I am also able to help with Math. Feel free to stop by my desk any time, or schedule an appointment with me.

Hermine Chan, Writing & Learning Centre Manager

h.chan@alexandercollege.ca
writingcentre@alexandercollege.ca
Please book appointments with me through the Writing Centre online booking system on the Burnaby Econ/Comm calendar: https://alexander.mywconline.com/

The Writing & Learning Centre team is made up of qualified specialists who can offer you guidance on your studies. Whether it is tackling your assignments, understanding your textbooks, or developing crucial skills for your academic career, we can give you supportive and non-judgemental feedback so that you can learn more and gain self-confidence.

My name is Hermine and I am the Writing & Learning Centre Manager. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature and a Master’s Degree in English Creative Writing. I am an experienced EAP/ESL teacher who has taught in Vancouver, Japan and Taiwan at various universities and business institutions. To find out how I can help you, come meet me in the Writing Centre at either of our campuses.

Olivia Gordon, Writing & Learning Centre Supervisor, Vancouver Campus

o.gordon@alexandercollege.ca
Please book appointments with me through the Writing Centre online booking system on the Burnaby Econ/Comm calendar: https://alexander.mywconline.com/

I strive to provide a welcoming, supportive environment where students can get help to develop and strengthen their academic skills. I work one-on-one with students to help them organize their ideas, integrate sources, properly cite research, correct grammar, practice presentations, improve reading comprehension, prepare for exams, and so on. I have a background in philosophy and sociology but I am happy to assist with any humanities and social science courses here at Alexander College. When I am not working directly with students, I am helping develop workshops and other student resources. I am here to help so come by the Vancouver WLC or book an appointment with me!

Bruce Hall, Humanities and Academic Writing Specialist

b.hall@alexandercollege.ca
Please book appointments with me through the Writing Centre online booking system on the Burnaby Econ/Comm calendar: https://alexander.mywconline.com/

My name is Bruce and I can help you with all things English and any Humanities course such as History, Sociology etc. I taught English in Japan for 20 years and here in Canada for 5 more, as well as being in the WLC since it started. Ask me anything about any assignment you have, or just come to chat if you like.

Bakhit Embergenov, Economics/Business/Commerce Subject Area Specialist

b.embergenov@alexandercollege.ca
Please book appointments with me through the Writing Centre online booking system on the Burnaby Econ/Comm calendar: https://alexander.mywconline.com/

My name is Bakhit and I am an Econ/Bus/Commerce Specialist here to assist you if you are having issues with the concepts in Economics or need to review your project in your Commerce subject. I graduated from SFU with an MA in Economics specializing in International Trade and Macroeconomics. Feel free to stop by my desk any time, or schedule an appointment with me, I look forward to helping you with your courses.

Ariel Shih, Computer Science Subject Area Specialist

a.shih@alexandercollege.ca
Please book appointments with me through the Writing Centre online booking system on the Burnaby Econ/Comm calendar: https://alexander.mywconline.com/

My name is Ariel and I am a Computing Science Specialist here to assist you during the labs and in the WLC. I am currently a Computing Science student at SFU in the SFU-ZJU Dual Degree Program. Feel free to walk-in or book an appointment with me.

Jenevie Pua, Math and Science Subject Area Specialist

j.pua@alexandercollege.ca
Please book appointments with me through the Writing Centre online booking system on the Burnaby Econ/Comm calendar: https://alexander.mywconline.com/

My name is Jenevie and I am a Math and Science Specialist here to assist you during your labs and to help you when you are struggling with math and science concepts. I recently graduated from UBC with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. My areas of specialty include genetics, anatomy and physiology and I am also able to help in math. Please feel free to stop by my desk any time, or schedule an appointment with me. I look forward to seeing everyone!


Facilities


Gregory Porkorny, Campus Operations Manager

Alicia Brown, Facilities -Burnaby Campus

Tatiana Alamian, Facilities -Vancouver Campus


Health and Wellness Counseling


Kerry Anne Holloway, Health and Wellness Counsellor

hollowaycounselling@gmail.com
Office Hours: Please e-mail me to make an appointment for either campus

As a Professional Wellness Counselor, I strive to provide students with support and advocacy throughout their experience with Alexander College. I provide a safe and supportive environment that helps students develop trust and gain insight into their concerns. Students can come to me to discuss any concerns over anxiety, depression, relationships, loneliness, substance misuse or other personal matters. I also help those students who are struggling to adjust to life in Vancouver, and or to meet their health and wellness goals. Together we develop a plan that meets their needs and helps them cope with their problems.