Our Team

Our President and CEO

Teresa Domingo is the President and CEO of the Kristian Domingo Foundation. Prior to this role, Teresa held a number of senior leadership positions. She worked at HSBC for 27 years and eventually retired from her role as a Senior Manager of Human Resources. Shortly after, she volunteered her time and skills with Kids Help Phone which led her to the position of Manager, Community Fundraising and Volunteer Engagement. Teresa left Kids Help Phone after a couple of years to volunteer at Saint Mark and Corpus Christi College, and eventually accepted a role as an Executive Assistant and HR consultant. She resigned from this position shortly after Kristian’s passing to devote her time to the Foundation.

Throughout her career, Teresa has volunteered her time, knowledge and skills to various organizations by serving on their Boards and committees. She has served as the HR advisor on the board of Vancouver College for 10 years and, more recently, has volunteered at the BC Cancer Foundation. Having been a significant part of Kristian’s cancer journey and as an advocate for young adults, Teresa is a currently bringing her experience to the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer as a Patient/Family Advisor Member of the Adolescent Young Adult (AYA) National Network. Additionally, Teresa now serves as a member of the Family Advisory Council for Canuck Place.

Melita Stephanian

Director

Melita Stephanian obtained a degree in psychology after which she settled into a career in human resources. She then spent several years in France where she moved into education where she implemented, developed and  oversaw the student services department for well renowned school of Art and Design in Paris. Returning to Canada she continued in working in education. Following this she now volunteers her time in the non profit sector and more recently joined the Kristian Domingo Foundation at its inception.

Sasha Stephanian

Web Master

Web Master for the Kristian Domingo Foundation. He manages all things web related, including site design, layout and maintenance. He graduated with a combined business and computer science degree from the University of British Columbia. Since then, he has worked in the market research industry as an analyst, a digital marketing start-up doing business development and web design, and most recently as an analyst in public healthcare. Sasha has spent the past 19 years living next door to the Domingo family, and still does to this day. He has known Kristian from a very young age and they have shared much of their childhood together.

Sarah Ellis

Graphic Design

Sarah Ellis was born in Vancouver B.C. and is an innovative creator and collaborator who’s main passion is for good design. She graduated at the top of her class with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts. Throughout her time as a student she has received many awards for her immensive effort put into her artwork. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, reading, traveling, and trying out new cookie recipes. Currently, she is studying Graphic Design at BCIT and is looking forward to gaining experience in this field. Sarah is very excited to be working with the Kristian Domingo Foundation and its goals to help support youth and young adults.

Bailey Dagg

Marketing

Bailey is the Marketing Director for the Kristian Domingo Foundation. She manages and curates content for all of the Foundation’s social media platforms, and creates marketing plans for our upcoming events. She is in her final year of university at the Sauder School of Business, UBC, with a specialization in finance and an interest in marketing. Through her studies she has gained experience in social media marketing strategy, and is Hootsuite Platform certified. The Domingo family has been a significant part of Bailey’s life for many years now, after she began dating Kristian in 2014. She is honoured to be able to help carry on Kristian’s legacy through her involvement with the Foundation.

Kristina Lai

Accounting

As manager at KPMG Enterprise, Kristina joins our team to assist in accounting and record-keeping  for the Foundation. She is passionate about helping youth and the Foundation allows her to contribute to closing the gap in millennial  health care. In her spare time Kristina enjoys travelling, cooking with her husband and spending time with her nieces and nephew. 

Christal Zadravec

Communications Officer

Christal Zadravec is a Simon Fraser University graduate with a degree in Communications. She has recently retired from Telus Communications after 31 years, where she was the senior lead research liaison and trainer in the Business Credit Assessment Department.   She has managed sports teams in her community for The Coquitlam Little League Baseball Association, The Coquitlam Metro-Ford Soccer Club and the Coquitlam Port Moody Ringette Association, where fundraising was a major aspect of the job.