Meet the Staff working at the Alberta & NWT Branch

Michael Tryon,
Executive Director

Michael is your go-to man for all things CPF. Whatever it may be, Michael can provide you the guidance, support, or resource that you are looking for! He is a passionate French Immersion advocate by day and in his free time can be found volunteering for Edmonton Police Victim Services and is a Reserve Military Officer in the Canadian Forces.

Get to know CPF Alberta’s Executive Director in detail HERE.

Sylviane Pichardie,
Network Manager, Finance

Sylviane is the best person to speak with about CPF’s bookkeeping, reporting and the overall financial management. She strongly believes in giving young Canadians the opportunity to learn and continue their studies in French.

Trish Rognvaldson,
Manager of Programming

Based out of Cochrane, Trish has been involved with CPF since her children entered French Immersion in grade one. Her roles have included Chapter President, member of the Alberta Board of Directors, and she is now your go-to person for anything related to chapter support across the province. She is passionate about creating opportunities for students to learning and use French in and outside of the classroom. Away from her office, you will find Trish outdoors either hiking, gardening, or on the water somewhere in her canoe.                                                                                             

Isabelle Yeo,
Branch Outreach Coordinator

Isabelle is your behind the scene kind of gal – most of the time. She coordinates any special projects or programs put on by the Alberta branch and provides general office support. She is also a passionate advocate for all those learning French. She loves to go on adventures whether near, far, big, or small with her family.

Nicole Tryon, Program Coordinator

Nicole helps coordinate any special projects or programs put on by the Alberta & NWT branches. When not at her computer, she can be found  curled up with a good book.

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