Meet the Liaison Team


Read more about our team here and follow our travels on the GoBrescia 2016 Facebook group and Instagram!


Kaitlin Randall, Liaison Officer

Hometown: Corunna, ON
Program Studied: BA Community Development and Sociology; Diploma Human Resources Management
Why I chose Brescia: I loved the small class sizes and intimate learning experience that Brescia offered. It was easy to meet other students and get to know your professor on an individual level. 
Fun Fact: 
I am a true kid at heart! In my spare time I love curling up in a blanket and watching a classic Disney movie.

Esther Opaluwa, Liaison Officer

Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Program Studied: BSc Nutrition and Dietetics
Why I chose Brescia: I chose Brescia because of its renowned Food &Nutrition program, and when it comes to the learning environment, it is more supportive and less overwhelming because of the small classroom sizes.
Fun Fact:
I’m obsessed with Red Velvet Cake


Chantelle Lassaline, Admissions & Liaison Officer ChantelleL

Hometown: Oil Springs, ON
Program Studied: BA History and Bioarchaeological Anthropology; B.Ed.
Fun Fact: I’ve been on service learning trips to both the Dominican Republic and New Orleans, and am eagerly awaiting to plan my next excursion.



Cait Bionda, AdmissionsCait & Liaison Officer

Hometown: Port Sydney, ON
Program Studied: BA Social Sciences
Why I chose Brescia: I wanted a small campus experience without losing any of the ‘extras’ a big campus has to offer.
Fun fact: I coach competitive girls gymnastics in my spare time.



Christine Van Leeuwen, Media & Liaison Officer

Hometown: Tillsonburg, ON
Program Studied: BA Psychology; MTeach
Why I chose Brescia: I transferred to Brescia in my second year because of how welcoming and helpful the academic advising team was. A university’s staff are not often taken into account when choosing a university, but Brescia has some of the most caring staff with a very student-centred attitude who are invaluable to your university transition experience.
Fun fact: I completed my Masters in Teaching in Australia


Maria Wei, China Program Liaison Officer

Hometown: Shanghai, China
Program Studied: Bachelor of Arts, English; Changchun Normal University
Fun Fact: I also have a Certificate of English Teaching for Senior High School



Rhea Johnson, Associate Registrar, Recruitment & Admissions

Hometown: London, ON
Program Studied: BA Media, Information, and Technoculture; MA Media Studies
Fun Fact: I have traveled the world to meet with prospective students! I have visited almost every city in Ontario (aside from Thunder Bay!); Montebello, Quebec; Burlington, Vermont; Calgary and Canmore, Alberta; Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE; China, Hong Kong, Barbados, Bermuda, Antigua, and Grenada.