Contact the Future Students’ Office

We are a team of professional staff members dedicated to helping prospective domestic students achieve their academic, professional and personal goals. If you are an international student, please contact Douglas International.

Find a regional representative

Use the interactive map below to find the right person to contact for your region.

Lower Mainland regions
Fraser Valley West Vancouver North Vancouver Vancouver Richmond Burnaby Langley Maple Ridge Surrey Delta Pitt Meadows Port Moody Coquitlam Anmore Belcarra Port Coquitlam New Westminster

For Coquitlam, Fraser Valley, Langley, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam & Port Moody

Axel Headshot

Please contact Axel Bernoe
at 236-428-4771 or via email.


Email Axel

For Burnaby, New Westminster & Richmond

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Please contact Cory Branson
at 236-428-4857 or via email.


Email Cory

For North Vancouver, West Vancouver & Vancouver

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Please contact Kristen Apodaca
at 604-777-6140 or via email.


Email Kristen

For Delta & Surrey

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Please contact Jaden Haywood
at 236-428-4792 or via email.


Email Jaden

BC regions
Okanagan Vancouver Island Kootenay Northeast Northwest Central Sunshine Coast

Meet our team

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Cory Branson (He/Him), Student Recruiter Advisor

Lower Mainland regions

Burnaby, New Westminster, and Richmond

BC Regions

Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast


Cory grew up in Victoria, BC, while he has gone back and forth between the Island and Greater Vancouver since 2015. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Studies and a Master’s of Journalism, both from the University of British Columbia.  Cory strives to help prospective students realize their goals and he loves to see them flourish at Douglas College and beyond. Outside of the office, Cory is a long-distance runner and a freelance esports commentator.


Contact Cory at 236 428 4857 or


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Axel Bernoe (He/Him), Student Recruiter Advisor

Lower Mainland regions

Langley, Fraser Valley, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody


Axel grew up in New Westminster, BC and just recently completed his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Douglas College.  He has always been passionate about supporting students in their transition to post-secondary education and this has been shown through his involvement with events for new students. Outside of work, Axel enjoys getting outdoors to explore everything British Columbia has to offer.


Contact Axel at 236 428 4771 or


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Kristen Apodaca (She/Her), Associate Student Recruiter Advisor

Lower Mainland regions

West Vancouver, North Vancouver, and Vancouver


Kristen grew up in Burnaby, BC and completed a diploma in General Business at Douglas College. She is working toward her Bachelor of Business Administration in Management, specializing in Financial Services while working for the Future Students' Office. She enjoys working with our student volunteers and supporting their professional development and personal growth. She also provides valuable insight to domestic prospective students during our high school visits. In her free time, Kristen likes hiking, camping with friends, and fishing with her family. When she's not outdoors, you can find her at home relaxing with her guinea pig Butter! 


Contact Kristen at 604 777 6140 or


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Destiny Sanderson (she/her), Indigenous Recruiter Advisor


Destiny was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, but resides in Surrey, BC. She is Anishinaabe and Metis from Peguis First Nation. She was a student at the University of Winnipeg working toward a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She has worked for many years for non-profit organizations with Indigenous children, youth and families. She loves to help and inspire people to pursue their passions and dreams, working to overcome any barriers they may face. Destiny loves reading, writing, watching movies, and going on adventures around BC in her spare time.


Indigenous students can contact Destiny at 236 428 4853 or


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Jaden Haywood (she/her), Student Recruiter Advisor

Lower Mainland regions

Surrey and Delta

BC regions

The Central, Northwest, and Northeast


Jaden grew up in Surrey, BC and completed a diploma in General Business at Douglas College. She is working toward her Bachelor's in Business Administration, HR concentration while working for the Future Students' Office. Jaden is passionate about Douglas College and loves sharing her experience with prospective students all over the lower mainland.


Contact Jaden at 236 428 4792 or 


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Dina Shouhdy (she/her), Supervisor, Future Students’ Office

BC regions

The Okanagan and The Kootenays


Dina was an international student born and raised in Egypt. She moved to Vancouver for her Undergrad focusing on Psychology at the University of British Columbia. Dina has worked in post-secondary since she graduated because she loves guiding students to become the best version of themselves. In the summer, she spends her time exploring BC with her crazy dog through hiking and camping, and in the winter, you can find her snowboarding up in the mountains.


Contact Dina at 604 777 6095 or


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Eric Glanville (he/him), Manager


Eric was born and raised in Burnaby, B.C., completed his Bachelors’ degree in Psychology at Simon Fraser University and his Master's Degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University. He has delivered presentations on academic and professional success topics to more than 75,000 people, and loves helping students define and achieve their personal and career goals.


For general inquiries, please email