Meet the Liaison Team


Read more about our team here and follow our travels on the Go Brescia 2015 Facebook group and Instagram!



Brescia is coming to visit you!

Wondering about your next steps? Drop in and chat with a Brescia representative in your neighbourhood:

TorontoWednesday, April 86-8pmCait BiondaToronto Public Libraries - Northern District LibraryMeeting Room 224
ScarboroughTuesday, April 96-8pmCait BiondaToronto Public Libraries - Taylor Memorial LibraryMeeting Room
MarkhamMonday, April 136-8pmCait BiondaMarkham Public Libraries - Angus Glen BranchTeen Room
BramptonTuesday, April 146-8pmCait BiondaBrampton Public Library - Cyril Clark BranchMeeting Room
KitchenerTuesday, April 146-8pmChristine Van LeeuwenKitchener Public Libraries - Grand River Stanley Park BranchGrand River Seminar Room
HamiltonWednesday, April 156-8pmChristine Van LeeuwenHamilton Public Libraries - Sherwood BranchMeeting Room
Richmond HillTuesday, April 216-8pmChantelle LassalineRichvale Community CentreCarville Room
MississaugaWednesday, April 226:30-8:30pmChantelle LassalineMississauga Valley Community Centre (Library)Central Lions Club Room
OakvilleThursday, April 236-8pmChantelle LassalineOakville Public Library - Iroquois Ridge BranchProgram Room
WindsorTuesday, April 286-8pmChantelle LassalineCentral Branch LibraryNorth Tutorial

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.



Samantha Hayes, Liaison Officer


Hometown: London, ON
Program Studied: BA English and Music; B.Ed.
Fun fact: I’m an avid wake boarder





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


Elsa Li, Liaison OfficerElsa

Hometown: Hong Kong
Program Studied: Bachelor of International Studies (New Zealand); Diploma of Christian Counselling (Hong Kong)
Fun Fact: One of my hobbies is to travel. I have been to over 20 different countries so far, and I love chatting or making friends with people from different cultures and different backgrounds.


Rhea Johnson, Associate Registrar, Recruitment & Admissions

Hometown: London, ON
Program Studied: BA Media, Information, and Technoculture; MA Media Studies
Regions I will be visiting: London, GTA
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; Barbados, Bermuda, Antigua, and Grenada.