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Together we are creating a brighter future for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families in BC.

Our Office Team

The CAN team is made up of passionate and hard-working individuals who are determined to make a difference across the province.
Our Team

Britt Andersen
Chief Executive Officer

Programs, Training and Community Engagement

Stephanie Jull, PhD (Maternity Leave)
VP, Programs, Training, and Community Engagement

Hallie Mitchell
Director of Children’s Programs & Community Training 

Noah Jobson
Manager of Children’s Programs

Sophia Ng
Senior Program Coordinator
Early Years & Children’s In-Person Programs

Mark Comfort
Program Coordinator
Youth & Adult

Romdoul Long
Program Coordinator
Early Years & Children’s In-Person Programs

Gurjot Sidhu
Program Coordinator
Early Years & Children’s In-Person Programs

Erin Masters
Program Coordinator Assistant

Kristine Minoza
Internal Training Coordinator

Taylor Sands
Training Coordinator


Regional Team

Lauren Goodmanson
Regional Coordinator

Sarah Hogeweide
Regional Coordinator
Nanaimo & Virtual Programs

Willa Holmwood
Regional Coordinator
Kelowna & Kamloops 


Michelle Hohne, BBA, PMP
VP, Operations

Danielle De Marchi
Human Resources Manager

Kelly Heffey
Human Resources Coordinator

Ricardo Lopez
Human Resources Assistant

Kaitlyne MacPherson
Registration Manager

Kiana Paterson
Membership Coordinator

Maxwell Smith
Office Administrator

Olga Smirnova
Accounting Manager

Ghazal Noshadi
Intermediate Accountant

Amy Turcotte


Employment Programs

Robbie Hsieh, BBA
Director of Employment Programs and Services

Sarah Armstrong
Manager, Mental Health Initiatives and Community Partnerships

Ross MacMillan, BA
Employer Engagement Specialist
Labour Market Facilitator | Ready, Willing & Able

Maegan O’Neill
Navigator, Youth and Adult Services
Employment Recovery Project

Kelsey Comfort
Job Developer
Skills Training Employment Program (STEP)

Wanda Gibson
Employment Facilitator
Skills Training Employment Program (STEP)

Nadine Wilk
Employment Facilitator
Skills Training Employment Program (STEP) 

Jasmine Dhaliwal
Project Coordinator – Online Training Development
Building Blocks


Ryan Yao, BHK, GDBA
Director of Development

Alva Tang
Development Officer

Marco Palmeri
Family and Community Events Coordinator

Tillie Williamson
Special Events Coordinator

Laura Yalland
Development Coordinator

Marketing and Communications

Lindsay Petrie
Director of Marketing and Communications

Harold Cecchetti
Communications Manager

Sabrina Wong
Marketing Manager

Diana Smith
Marketing and Communications Coordinator