Our staff and tutors


The Centre for Academic Communication (CAC) staff are available to answer any questions you may have about our services.

If you do not know the appropriate staff member to contact for a particular question, email , the CAC Manager, or call  250-853-3675.

Nancy Ami

CAC Manager
Office: LIB 135j
Emily A.

EAL Specialist
Office: LIB 135m
Tracey E.H.

CAC Specialist
Office: LIB 135m
Hossein Ghanbari (Odivi)

EAL Specialist
Office: LIB 135l
Kaveh T.

EAL Specialist
Office: LIB 135k
Gillian S.

EAL Specialist
On leave
Office: LIB 135i
Madeline Walker

Arbutus Review Editor


The Centre for Academic Communication (CAC) tutors are available for one-on-one academic writing or academic communication skills tutorials, Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.4 p.m. Book an appointment on The CAC online booking system.

Want to know more about our amazing tutorial team? Click on their profiles below!

Joel B.

Area of Study: Journalism and Education
Thesis statement, Essay development, Sentence structure
Amina E.

Area of Study: Art History and Visual Studies
Ambreen  H.

Area of study: Art history & visual studies
Academic presentations, Structure & organization, Argument construction
Luke L.

Area of Study: Political Science - Cultural, Social and Political Thought
Janice N.

Area of Study: English Literature
Argument development, Evidence use, Clarity & conciseness

The Director's Office

Laurene Sheilds

LTSI Executive Director
Office: HHB 126c