Staff

The Peer Support Program is entirely run by volunteers, many of whom are deaf and hard of hearing themselves.

Co-Founders & Directors

Bowen Tang, M.E.D.

Current Occupation: Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Degree of Hearing Loss: severely profound, bilateral

Assistive Technology used: hearing aid (R), cochlear implant (L)

Motto to live by: You’ve always had the power” – Glinda, from movie Wizard of Oz

 

Joy

Joy Gong, M.Ed.

Current Occupation: Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Degree of Hearing Loss: severely profound, bilateral

Assistive Technology used: hearing aid (R), cochlear implant (L)

Motto to live by: . “Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.” — Mario Andretti

BC Buddies Coordinator

Allison Lui, B.Sc.

Current Occupation: Student, and Child & Youth Worker

Degree of Hearing Loss: mild to moderate, bilateral

Assistive Technology used: hearing aids (R & L)

Motto to live by: . “Step by step, get your education, learning never stop.” — My Grandfather

 

Workshop Coordinator

Nicole Leung, B.Sc. in Nursing

Current Occupation: Registered Nurse in Acute Medical-Surgical Neuroscience

Degree of Hearing Loss: mild to profound, bilateral

Assistive Technology used: hearing aids (R & L), Roger pen, electronic stethoscope

Motto to live by: Every adventure requires a first step. Trite, but true, even here“– Cheshire Cat, Alice in the Wonderland

 

Young Adult Social Coordinator

Janno Lim, B.A.

Current Occupation: Shipping & Logistics Assistant/Food & Travel Blogger

Degree of Hearing Loss: profound in both ears since birth

Assistive Technology used: cochlear implant on right ear

Motto to live by: One way to get the most out of life is to look upon it as an adventure.” – William Feather