Our Team



Immigrant Services Calgary celebrates diversity! Our more than 150 staff members come from countries around the world, and we are all dedicated to making a difference in the lives of immigrants and their families.

Our staff can provide assistance in more than 70 languages, and help individuals and families settle into life and work in Calgary. To find out more about joining our team, please visit our career opportunities. Our many volunteers also form an important part of our team.

*Pictured below: Board and Management Team at the 2016 Strategic Planning Session.

Board of Directors

The 2016-2017 Board of Directors is as follows:


Mr. Paul Avender                              Chairperson

Mr. Raymond C.T. Cheung               1st Vice-Chair

Ms. Josephine S.P. Pon                    Past-Chair

Mr. Rahul Chawla                              Treasurer

Mr. Roland Osske                              Secretary

Ms. Anny Quon                                  Director

Ms. Nicole Jelly                                  Director

Mr. Vivek Gupta                                 Director

Ms. Anita ReMartinez                        Director

Ms. Sue McMaster                             Director   

Ms. Haritha Devulapally                     Director

Ms. Nishi Thusoo                               Director

Ms. Patricia Osoko                             Director




Senior Management Team

Krystyna Biel
Chief Executive Officer

Wendy Auger
Director of Mosaic Family Resource Centre

Homan Chan
Director of Settlement and Language Bank Centre

Shiraz Amiry
Director of Immigrant Language and Vocational Assessment - Referral Centre

Michelle Johnson
Chief Financial Officer


Danuta Krajewska
Operations Manager


Natalia Vizdoaga
HR Manager


Vivien Lok
Settlement Manager


Vivian Chan
Language Bank Manager


Biljana Tratnik
Assessment Services Manager