Meet the CHN Family

Meet the CHN Family

In any successful and growing organization, people make the difference. Our team is comprised of individuals dedicated to supporting one another. When you work with CHN, you work with a network of homestay professionals.

Photo of Allison Byram, Program Lead (Care & Support)

Allison Byram, Program Lead (Care & Support)


Allison grew up in Southern Ontario but later moved to Winnipeg where she fell in love with the international community and pursued ESL teaching.…

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Liz Ford, HR Lead


Liz comes to CHN with over 10 years of Human Resources experience working in a variety of industries. Originally from Toronto, Ontario she achieved her HR Designation (CHRL in Ontario) in 2012 and when she relocated to Victoria in 2017 she achieved her BC HR Designation (CPHR).…

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Paul Milelli, IT Director


Paul joined CHN in 2017. He is managing applications and operations nationwide for CHN ensuring high availability and consistency across all touch points.…

Photo of Dia Mullin, Program Lead (Operations West)

Dia Mullin, Program Lead (Operations West)


Dia is a Program Lead, having joined the CHN team in 2017 as a Relationship Manager.  She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree and was a representative of ServiceOntario for many years; helping newcomers to the country utilize all of the government programs that were available to them. …

Photo of Althea Robinson, Program Lead (Host Capacity)

Althea Robinson, Program Lead (Host Capacity)


Althea supports our teams as Program Lead (Host Capacity), overseeing the host capacity for all CHN programs.  Prior to this position Althea supported Toronto as the Interview Team Lead.…

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Nathan Speedie, Director of Enterprise Development


Nathan supports our team nationwide in various capacities. In his role as Director of Enterprise Development, Nathan is a key member of our national operations and business development teams.…

Photo of Pin Sun, Program Lead (Operations Central)

Pin Sun, Program Lead (Operations Central)


Pin supports our team as a Program Lead, overseeing many of our client service teams. Prior to her position as Program Lead, Pin had supported our clients in London for four years.…

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Mélanie Turcotte, Director of Operations


Mélanie supports CHN as Director of Operations, overseeing our national operations teams serving academic institutions and partners across Canada. She is a member of CHN’s Business Development and Finance Committees.…

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Fraser Wilson, Director


Fraser focuses on policy and strategy, client relationships management and business development.

Before becoming a Partner of what is now Ernst & Young, Fraser worked in general management, marketing, business development and finance, in several industries in Canada, England and the United States.…

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Robin Wilson, Director


Robin Wilson founded Homestay Toronto Limited (HTL) in 1995 and later with her husband Fraser, The Canada Homestay Network Inc. and Canada Homestay International (CHN).…

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