Meet our Administration Team

Portrait of Thea Laidman

Thea Laidman
Associate Vice President, International

Thea leads the International Education team with a focus on creating a shared vision and commitment to internationalization across the college. Having lived, worked or travelled in over 40 countries she enjoys supporting students as they realize their goals of studying in Canada.

Language: English

Portrait of Francesca Hernandez

Francesca Hernandez
International Student Support & Engagement

Francesca brings years of experience working with international student success initiatives and with global learning and mobility in higher education. Francesca and her team support international students with immigration guidance, cultural integration, academic advising, and social engagement.

Languages: English and Spanish

Portrait of Daniel Farr

Daniel Farr
Manager, International Marketing & Operations

Daniel is responsible for overseeing the marketing strategy as well as managing the administrative and financial operations of the international department. He is passionate about higher education and is committed to ensuring all of our students receive the finest educational opportunities.

Language: English

Portrait of Allison Stewart

Allison Stewart
Manager, International Program & Strategic Initiatives

Allison brings experience from across the post-secondary sector to support learners in realizing their global potential. A strategic leader, Allison approaches conversations with an entrepreneurial lens, while considering institutional and global perspectives and maintaining a welcoming and collaborative environment. She enjoys hearing from students and learning about their journey to Mohawk College.

Language: English