Our Mentors

Our Mentors

Mentees will be matched to a mentor and you will be expected to contact your mentor as soon as the match has been made. Mentees can present, write, blog, etc about the program.

Farnaz Farrokhi

Manager of Communications, City of Nanaimo

Dr. Jivi Saran

Executive Coach

Julie Bevan

Manager, Culture & Events at the City of Nanaimo

Maeve O’Byrne

Principal/Executive Cumhacht Coaching and Consulting Services

Janina Stajic

Communications and Public Engagement

Erin Hemmens

City of Nanaimo Councillor

Kristy Williams


Kaye Broens

Real Estate Agent

Sheila Malcolmson

Member of Legislative Assembly British Columbia

Joan Spencer

Revenue Manager, Days Inn

Trina Brubaker

Lawyer with Johnston Franklin Bishop

Laura Tait

Assistant Superintendent, School District 68

Kate Armstrong

Surveyor at Lloyds Register Canada

Toni Wheeler

Acting Executive Director, Haven Society

Lisa Fletcher

Inspector, Operations Support Officer, RCMP

Photos and BIOs coming soon for: Zeni Maartman, Lisa Marie Barron, Jessica Stanley, Tania Brzovic, Karen Bannister, Lauren Semple, Deb Hollins, Andrea Blakeman, Shirin Younessian, Amrit Manhas and Gail Conrad