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Our Team

The Student Life and Learning Support staff is a team of educators, learners, and professionals dedicated to supporting you at every stage of your journey at Ryerson University. Connect with any one of us - we can’t wait to hear from you.

Kait Taylor-Asquini, M.A. (she/her)
Director, Student Life & Learning Support

Events and Campus Engagement


Andrew Bisnauth (he/him)
Manager, Student Life and Campus Engagement


Adriana Sternfels (she/her)
Leadership Development Facilitator


Stephan Allen (he/him) 
Orientation and Campus Events Facilitator

Tri-Mentoring Program


General Inquiries
416-979-5000 ext. 6634


Jen Barcelona, M.Ed. (she/her)
Manager, Tri-Mentoring Program

Allysa Martinez, M.A. (she/her)

Mentoring Facilitator

Maricruz Rodriguez Rendon, MIRHR. (she/her)

Mentoring Facilitator

Rudhra Persad (he/him)

Mentoring Facilitator


Shailee Koranne
Mentoring Facilitator


Tashana McDonald
Mentoring Facilitator

International Student Support

General Inquiries
416-979-5000 ext. 6655

Lyn-Marie Farley, MA, RISIA (she/her)
Senior Manager, International Student Support & Engagement

Emma Jankowski, MA, RCIC (she/her)

Manager, Immigration & Advising

Samantha DeBoer, MA, RCIC (she/her)

International Student Advisor

Yassin Sagnia (she/her)

International Student Advisor

Yun Kyng Woo (she/her)

International Student Advisor


Emily Jin (she/her)
International Student Advisor


LeChelle Saunders (she/her)
International Student Advisor


Caitlin Weld (she/her)
International Student Transition Coordinator

Learning Support


General Inquiries

Krystal Valentine, M.T. (she/her)
Manager, Student Learning and Academic Engagement

Annie Wilkin, M.A. (she/her)

Peer Learning Facilitator


Chris Brierley, TESOL. (he/him)

Senior English Language Support Specialist

Deidre Lam, M.Ed. (she/her)
Senior Math Support Specialist


Kris Bertram, M.A., M.Ed. (he/him)
Academic Success Facilitator