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Our Team

The New Canadians Centre staff is composed of dedicated and enthusiastic people trained to support your transition to life in Canada.

Feel free to contact us with any question or need you may have.

Executive Team

Andy Cragg

Executive Director

Marisa Kaczmarczyk

Director of Client Services

Violeta Roussinova

Director of Corporate Services

Yvonne Lai

Director of Community Development

Our Staff

Anne Elliott

Community Connections Worker

Bessie Olivera

Fund Development & Outreach Assistant (Canada Summer Jobs)

Bhisham K. Ramoutar

Communications & Community Engagement Specialist

Boutheina Maraoui

Northumberland Community Outreach Assistant

Carolina Orduz

Settlement Counsellor

Faye Shien Tan

Settlement Services Coordinator

Harini N. Balasubramanian

Administrative Assistant

Janine Appleby

Early Childhood Educator

Javier Bravo

Workplace Integration Coordinator

Jessica Devlin

Youth & Community Programs Coordinator

Liana Honsinger

Interim Case Management Coordinator

Lubna Sadek

Youth Worker

Luz Ofelia Maya

Settlement Counsellor

Mahdi Bubteina

Settlement Counsellor - Arabic Speaking

Maria Enriquez-Jakins

Interim Settlement Worker in Schools

Mariam Akhter

Assistant Early Childhood Educator

Matilda DeBues

Community Engagement Assistant

Mohammed Al Salihi

Interim Volunteer Administrator

Mohammed Shamout

Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) Worker

Nancy Paz

Office Administrator

Nerveen Kardan

Settlement Worker in Schools

Olga Stetsyuk

Employment Counsellor

Paris Nguyen

Stewardship & Engagement Officer

Patricia Howe

Interim HR & Admin Officer

Rani Ibrahim

Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) Worker

Roshan Omar

Interim Case Management Worker

Sabina Thiessen

Program Development and Administrative Support Worker

Sabrina Kuipers

Skills Development Specialist

Salwa Mirgani

Transition Settlement Worker

Samar Sallam

Resettlement Assistance Program (RAP) Worker

Steve Ross

Settlement Worker in Schools

Zebiba Sultan


On Leave

Adriana Alves

HR & Admin Officer (on leave until December 2022)

Abeer Al-Salihi

Settlement Worker in Schools
(on leave until September 2022)

Kemi Akapo

Case Management Coordinator (on leave until January 2022)

Sara O. Shahsavari

Volunteer Administrator (on leave until January 2022)