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 Meaghan Bailey, Program Lead – East (On Leave)

Meaghan Bailey, Program Lead – East (On Leave)

Meaghan was born in Halifax, NS, but later moved to Ottawa. Meaghan has moved around as part of a military family, living in the United States for a few years, then returning to Ottawa.…

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Allison Byram, National Operations Lead

Nationwide

Allison’s career began with a heartfelt mission to teach English to newcomers and participate in the creation of diverse communities. Her dedication led her to join the CHN team in 2016, where she assumed the role of Relationship Manager.…

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Lorrein Camargo, Program Lead

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Lorrein joined the CHN team in 2018, spending several years as a Relationship Manager and later moving into the role of Program Lead.…

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Jennifer Eliason, Program Lead

Jennifer has been hosting international students since 2016. She and her husband weren’t ready to be empty nesters and wanted to open their home to students who needed a safe place to live while attending school to improve their English.…

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Heidi Gourlay, Program Lead – Central

Heidi started with CHN Feb 2019 as a Relationship Manager in London, Ontario. She experienced managing both the high school and adult programs over approximately 3 years.…

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Michel Kahwaji, Co-Managing Director

Nationwide

Michel is a highly accomplished, results-oriented financial expert passionate about finding innovations and technology solutions that enhance customer experience and improve efficiencies.…

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Karen Kelt, National Operations Lead

Nationwide

Karen joined the CHN team in early 2016 and quickly established herself as a master of client service and student-focused care.…

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Erica Laliberty, Executive Administrator

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Erica Laliberty embraces the role of Executive Administrator, supporting Canada Homestay Network’s Managing Director and leadership team. Within this role, she is Secretary to the Board of Directors and Chair of the Scholarship Committee.…

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Paul Milelli, Director of Information Technology

Nationwide

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

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Althea Robinson, Senior Host Capacity Lead

Nationwide

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

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