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 Dina Shouhdy
at 604 777 6095 or via email.


Email Dina

For North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Vancouver, Surrey & Delta

Kristen Headshot

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


Email Kristen

BC regions
Okanagan Vancouver Island Kootenay Northeast Northwest Central Sunshine Coast

Meet our team

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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

BC regions

The Central, Northeast, Northwest, Sunshine Coast and Vancouver Island


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, Vancouver, Surrey and Delta


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 (they/them), Indigenous Recruiter Advisor


Destiny was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, but resides in Surrey, BC. They are Anishinaabe and Metis from Peguis First Nation. They were a student at the University of Winnipeg working toward a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. They have worked for many years for non-profit organizations with Indigenous children, youth and families. They love 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 their spare time.


Indigenous students can contact Destiny at 236 428 4853 or


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

Lower Mainland regions

Burnaby, New Westminster, and Richmond

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