Dory Jade, Chief Executive Officer
Dory has been the CEO of CAPIC since 2016. He has practised as Immigration Consultant for over fifteen years and has served on various boards for the last thirteen. As CAPIC CEO, he achieves sound organizational governance through by-laws and policy, working closely with the Board of Directors, senior federal and provincial government officials, and the CAPIC team to strengthen the professional culture and its legal framework.
Having chaired committees at several Boards, Dory applies his knowledge of finance, management, and communications to legal cases, government lobbying, and parliamentary and standing committee procedures. Dory obtained a Bachelor’s in Communications from the University of Notre Dame and the Chartered Director designation from the Directors College at McMaster University’s De Groote School of Business. He was keynote speaker at several events such as the Conference Board and the National Citizenship and Immigration Conference. Dory contributed to written articles in national newspapers and was guest speaker on national radios and TV stations.
HUI ZHANG (RCIC-IRB), COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATORHui Zhang is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC-IRB), a lawyer and arbitrator in China, and a Panellist of the Vancouver International Arbitration Centre. She writes law articles on a wide range of Canadian immigration topics. Her book, Canadian Immigration Handbook, which contains all the essentials of Canadian immigration, was released by her publisher in June 2022 and included in the catalogue of some Canadian public libraries. She taught both the Immigration Practitioner Program and the Immigration Consultant Assistant Program. She holds two law degrees, bachelor of law and master of law.
Anna Loginova, Membership CoordinatorAnna Loginova is CAPIC’s Membership Coordinator with extended experience in the non-for-profit world. Her passions are customer service excellence and using membership data to drive association’s success. Anna supports members along all stages of their journey, including onboarding and connecting to CAPIC membership services. Anna enjoys spending her free time with her two kids and playing tennis and piano.
Tina Batra, News CoordinatorTina Batra is a News Coordinator for CAPIC and a proud co-host of MyConsultant.ca's weekly YouTube news show. She and her co-host present topics of interest to new and prospective immigration applicants and report about the latest developments in government programs. Tina comes from a Journalism background with experience in TV and Radio news production. Being an immigrant herself, Tina wants to utilise her journalistic skills and personal experiences to keep viewers well informed and educated on different aspects of Immigration. Born in Delhi, India, Tina is a graduate of broadcast journalism at Seneca College, in Toronto. Her passion is to inspire countless people from different communities through storytelling.
Corbin Peter, Assistant Events CoordinatorCorbin Peter is CAPIC’s Assistant Events Coordinator with a background and education in Event Planning and Hospitality. Throughout his years within hospitality Corbin has cultivated a passion for people, events, and crafting superior customer service. At CAPIC he helps plan, schedule, and execute a plethora of seminars and events all while ensuring only the best experience for CAPIC members.
Rebecca Aikman, English Content WriterRebecca is an English Content Writer working on one of Canada's most talented and dedicated teams, CAPIC. She has a Communication Studies degree from the University of Calgary and more than fifteen years of writing experience. Rebecca is also a devoted storyteller and professional creative author with two published books. On the weekend, you can find her doing sports or near the ocean in Vancouver, where her family has lived for four generations.
Gabriel Khoueiry, French Content WriterGabriel is a French content writer working in CAPIC’s communication and lobbying departments. His sense of diplomacy helps to ensure that CAPIC defends and promotes effectively immigration consultants’ interests when it comes to lobbying operations as well as public communications. His rigor, discipline and creativity also allows CAPIC to deliver both enticing and useful French immigration content to the public and to our members.
Sarah Ostapchuk, Assistant Communications Coordinator(Away on maternity leave) Sarah is responsible for all messaging and announcements to CAPIC and MyConsultant.ca subscribers. She also writes news articles for the MyConsultant.ca brand and writes and co-hosts the MyConsultant.ca YouTube show. Sarah assists the Senior Communications Coordinator with large projects and supports the Audit and Finance and Policy Committees at CAPIC. Sarah has a master’s degree in Professional Communications from Ryerson University as well as an Honours Bachelor of Arts in English, Italian, and History from the University of Toronto. She has several creative writing pieces published in student journals and another upcoming piece in the Stories Project anthology through Ryerson University’s CERC in Migration and Integration. She has a passion for faith, storytelling, and dogs.
Christna Stubbs, Assistant Communications CoordinatorChristna Stubbs was born in Eleuthera, Bahamas but has since settled in the charming province of Nova Scotia. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English studies as well as a Master’s degree in English. As Assistant Communications Coordinator, Christna’s job entails an array of tasks from sending out newsletters to CAPIC members and providing support to the Policy committee, to editing general and news articles, and supporting the Marketing specialist with various social media tasks. Christna enjoys baking, travelling with family, and spending time with her dog.
Meenal Gole, Corporate SecretaryMeenal is CAPIC’s Corporate Secretary, who is involved in developing and managing the implementation of policies and procedures required to manage CAPIC’s corporate governance framework including its corporate governance documents, official filings, legal documents, reports etc. She is also responsible for filing corporation returns, maintaining corporate records to ensure the organization is in compliance with all authorities as required by the organization’s bylaws and relevant government laws and regulations.
Lesli Griesbach, Administrative AssistantLesli provides administrative support throughout Capic, focusing primarily on Membership, EPP and Communications. Lesli comes from a wide background of administrative experience within various industries throughout Canada. Coming from a Military background, she has lived across Canada from the West coast to the East coast as well overseas and in the USA. In her off time, she can be found hiking and exploring trails with her husband and their two dogs. She does photography as a hobby and documents all her explorations with her photos.
Monica O'Brien (RCIC), Education Manager
Monica has been practising as an RCIC for over twenty years and is experienced in many practice areas. A CAPIC volunteer since inception, she has served as Ontario Chapter Chair and as a member of the National Board. With a fundamental belief in giving back to the profession, Monica also mentors new consultants.
At CAPIC, Monica plans and organizes seminars and liaises with local chapters to put together engaging events. For the National Education Plan, Monica ensures topics meet members’ needs, are CPD-relevant, and practical.
Monica holds English and Phys. Ed degrees from York University and obtained her Immigration diploma from Seneca College. In her spare time, she plays defense on her hockey team and delights in travelling with her spouse and 13-year-old twins! Monica lives in Claremont, Ontario, and is a lifelong Habs fan.
Monica Poon, Operations Manager
Monica has been part of the association since its inception in 2005 (and the pioneering Organization of Professional Immigration Consultants prior to that), Monica plans, directs, and coordinates all of CAPIC's operations and ensures that each member's expectations are met.
Alex Cheng, Technical Support Coordinator
Alex responds to enquiries regarding seminar registration and technical issues, and assists members to troubleshoot issues encountered when accessing membership services through CAPIC's website, including the IMMeForum and the IMMeCentre.
Alex also oversees the logistics and on-site setup of equipment for seminars and events, and assists members in technical issues in CAPIC Connect. He coordinates various IT projects that facilitate access to membership services and is also involved in the development of the membership management system.
Born in Hong Kong and raised in Toronto, Alex holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto. While specializing in biological chemistry, he also took computer-related courses as electives. Alex is a photography enthusiast and likes to work on DIY projects in his free time.
Fiona Lobo, Marketing Specialist
Fiona is CAPIC’s in-house social media specialist, possessing sound project management and marketing skills and an eye for compelling content. Fiona oversees CAPIC’s presence on its network of social media platforms, curating user-friendly content that fosters engagement and brand visibility, working effectively with other members of the team on SEO, digital marketing campaigns, and branding.
Lucia Haggart, Events Manager
Lucia's passion for people and events led her to a career of program management in the private and non-profit sectors. Her position includes coordinating CAPIC’s many education and other events. Lucia works closely with CAPIC’s staff and local Chapters to ensure all events reach their full potential. With a busy event calendar ahead, Lucia is excited and pleased to bring her experience to CAPIC. Originally from Colombia, Lucia lives in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. Outside work, she enjoys travelling and spending time together with her husband and two kids.
Shelly Xu, Accounting Bookkeeper
Shelly is CAPIC’s in-house accounting bookkeeper. With over 10 years of experience in the accounting field, she handles the daily full-cycle accounting work and produces financial and accounting reports for management. Shelly provides support to CAPIC’s Audit and Financial Committee and external audit personnel. Shelly enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.
Ziaad Ghantous, Business Development Coordinator
Ziaad Ghantous was born in Beirut, Lebanon, but has lived in Quebec since the early 1970s, growing up in Montreal. He holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business from UQAM. Ziaad became a CAPIC member in 2014 and has been a regulated immigration consultant since 2016. Rapid and sustainable user growth are his true passions, while getting life-changing products into the hands of millions of people is his calling. Empowering a team to do the above provides Ziaad with enormous gratification.