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Meet the International Programs Staff

The International Programs Office, located in Syre Student Center (SSC 201) provides a warm and welcoming environment for all international students to access the support that they need in achieving their academic goals. The International Programs staff are friendly, professional, and work hard to create a family-like atmosphere for all international students.

 

International Programs Staff

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Kelly Kester, Director of International Programs    
Phone: (360) 383-3245 | Fax: (360) 383-3241 
e: kkester@whatcom.ctc.edu
Syre Student Center 201

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Sandra Kimura, Associate Director of International Programs -- Marketing and Recruiting
Phone: (360) 383-3243 | Fax: (360) 383-3241 
e: skimura@whatcom.ctc.edu
Syre Student Center 201

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Ulli Schraml, Associate Director of International Programs -- New Student Support and Internationalization
Phone: (360) 383-3244 | Fax: (360) 383-3241
e: uschraml@whatcom.ctc.edu
Syre Student Center 201

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Beth Robinson, International Student Advisor
Phone: (360) 383-3246 | Fax: (360) 383-3241 
e: brobinson@whatcom.ctc.edu
Syre Student Center 201

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Lynnette Berry, International Housing Manager
Phone: (360) 383-3242 | Fax: (360) 383-3241 
e: lberry@whatcom.ctc.edu
Syre Student Center 201
 
 
Laura Boynton, International Housing Coordinator
Phone: (360) 383.3249
e: lboynton@whatcom.ctc.edu
Syre Student Center 204
 
 
 

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Iris Anthony, Community College Initiative Program Coordinator
Phone: (360) 383-3247 | Fax: (360) 383-3241 |
e: ianthony@whatcom.ctc.edu
Syre Student Center 204

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Amy Shavelson, International High School Completion Program Advisor
Phone: (360) 383-3248 | Fax: (360) 383-3241 
e: ashavelson@whatcom.ctc.edu
Syre Student Center 201

 

Heidi Wassan, Program Coordinator
Phone: (360) 383.3263 |
e: hwassan@whatcom.ctc.edu
Syre Student Center 201

 

English Language Institute Coordinators

Robin Preisinger, Director, English as a Second Language - Academic Program
(360) 383-3136
Cascade Hall 151

John Toof, Placement Testing Coordinator
Phone: (360) 383.3571 | Cascade Hall 154 
e: jtoof@whatcom.ctc.edu

David Kehe, Program Coordinator
Phone: (360) 383.3775 | Cascade Hall 149 
e: dkehe@whatcom.ctc.edu