Tim was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He's lived and worked all across Western Canada. Since moving to Calgary in 1997, Tim has worked within Calgary's non-profit sector primarily with homelessness, addictions, aboriginal populations and newcomers to Canada. Tim also has a background in IT and Multimedia Design & Development. He studied English Literature at U of C. He spends most of his time herding children. He is the proud father of several.
Married with two daughters. Liz was born and has lived her entire life in the capital of Alberta the beautiful City of Edmonton. She attended the University of Alberta, Faculty of Education, and taught at both the High School and Adult Education levels. She has worked with International Medical Graduates for the past 8 years, and has found this work to be not only the most challenging but, also, the most rewarding.
Rossalia Videlova has a comprehensive educational and practical background in applied linguistics. Rossalia has a Master of Arts in Bulgarian Philology from the University of Plovdiv in Bulgaria and a Master of Education degree in TESL from the University of Calgary. Rossalia is an Alberta Learning and ATESL certified teacher with more than 12 years of experience in teaching ESL to adult immigrants and international students in Canada. Her professional realization transcends the dimensions of merely “teaching” as it goes to research work in Second Language Acquisition, to Second Language program and curriculum development, project coordination and evaluation.
Monica has many years of experience in the healthcare field, from working as a Lab Assistant to secretarial
experience working in Physio/OT and Speech Language Therapy. She has also done a stint as a Lathe Operator in a machine
shop turning small pieces of pipe. Being a prairie girl born and raised in Saskatchewan, she prefers to be able to see the
horizon (no mountains please) and has resided in Edmonton most of her adult life and raised a family here.