Tricia has worked in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district for many years as a Teacher (elementary and secondary), International Liaison, Counselor, Vice Principal and Principal. Tricia holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Victoria and a Masters in Educational Leadership and Management from Royal Roads University. She taught English in Taiwan early in her career, and has been a strong advocate for all students, including International Students and new English Language Learners. Tricia’s family has hosted International students from many countries, and she thoroughly enjoys being part of a multi-cultural team that welcomes and hosts students from all over the world.
Maggie has almost 20 years of experience as an educator in the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows School District and over 10 years involved in international education. In her role as Manager of Marketing and Recruitment, Maggie often travels to meet with potential students and our partners to share the advantages of studying at the Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows International Program.
Maggie is able to greet students in more than 12 different languages.
Tymon has over 10 years’ experience in international education in Canada and Japan. In his role as Assistant Manager, Tymon’s responsibilities include marketing and recruitment in South East Asia, Taiwan and Brazil, overseeing the International Programs’ Summer, Pre-Academic and Short Term Group programs and supervising the day to day operations of the Homestay Department.
Tymon’s time living abroad in Brazil, the Middle East and Japan and his multicultural family background (Taiwanese/Canadian) has led to an understanding of different cultures and passion for supporting international students.
Tymon speaks Japanese.
Ruby, in her role as Business Manager, is responsible for managing accounting, budgeting, financial planning, and business-related administrative functions for the International Program. She is committed to ensuring operational efficiency of business services while supporting students and maintaining strong partnerships.
During her semester studying abroad in Europe, she gained new perspectives and developed a cross-cultural awareness that has enriched her life. She is keen to help students experience the many benefits and opportunities that international education provides.