Your Focus College Team
Our team is always here to support you in your educational and career goals. Each of our staff members is passionate about guiding Focus College students to personal and career success.
If you wish to contact any of these fine people for any reason, simply select the person or department that seems to best match your needs.
Sajjad Ali, CEO
Sajjad holds a degree in Computer Sciences and Electronics Engineering. While pursuing his passion for education as CEO of Focus College, he also runs a successful software business. Despite his busy schedule, he makes sure to give enough time and attention to his charity work and non-profit ventures.
Colleen Chapman, President
Colleen backpacked Europe and Egypt after high school. She attended Mount Royal College, SAIT and BCIT. After several years working in an ad agency environment, she launched CanScribe Career College. Colleen is an avid traveler and is passionate about supporting education and micro-loan projects in developing countries.
Baljit Dhaliwal, Director of Operations
Director of Operations
Baljit holds a Master’s degree in Education and is passionate about higher learning as he continues his doctoral studies. He brings 35 years of experience in banking, finance and accounting to his role at Focus College. His favourite sport is golf. He enjoys giving back to his community by serving as Director on the Surrey Board of Trade.
Eileen Neufeld, Kelowna Admissions
Eileen has a certificate in OUC for Office Assistant and an art certificate. She brings over 25 years of experience in customer service and 10 years of experience in retail management. Eileen enjoys painting, camping and water sports.
Lemoney Xie, Surrey Admissions
Lemoney has a Bachelor of Science degree with a specialization in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. Her role in student services parallels her values to mentor and tutor students as they migrate in the Canadian education system. She enjoys paper crafting, drawing and staying connected with community affairs.
Sheila Rennie, HR & Controller
HR & Controller
Sheila is a native Calgarian who moved to the Okanagan in 1990. She has extensive skills in accounting, human resources, office management, training and supervision of staff. Her prior experience includes working for a property management/real estate company, law firm, and the manufacturing industry. She is an outdoor enthusiast who likes to keep busy. She enjoys hiking, camping, snowshoeing, golfing, traveling and spending time with her two children, family and friends.
Clifford Stan, Bookkeeper
Clifford Stan grew up in Prince George before moving to Kelowna to enjoy the Okanagan lifestyle. Before crunching numbers for a living, Clifford worked with mentally challenged people for 15 years. He enjoys outdoorsy activities like camping, hiking, riding bikes and walking. Clifford recently purchased a guitar and plans on taking lessons… and who knows… he may be jamming around campfires in the near future!