Red Leaf - Canada's Student Programs and Volunteer Experts

  • Phone: +1 905-530-0170
  • Fax: +1 905-895-2521
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  • Address: 879 Memorial Circle Newmarket ON L3X 0A8

Meet the Team

Hard working fellas behind the scene

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Nathan Hayhoe


Nathan has coordinated language programs in Taiwan, Colombia, Montreal and Toronto. His passion is for languages; he studied Linguistics at Concordia University and he speaks both Spanish and French. Email:

Violetta Wrona

Financial Officer

Violetta is our financial guru. She has been with Red Leaf since 2015 and is willing to answer any and all of your billing-related questions. Email:

Andrea Cole

Programs Coordinator

Andrea overviews and supports our students and host families for the Academic and Summer Programs. Andrea joined the Red Leaf office in 2008. Her business background combined with her experience within the company and her exceptional people skills are a great asset to our team. E-mail:

Hugh Crawford

Before joining Red Leaf, Hugh was an ESL teacher for 7 years. He spent 6 years in China teaching English to students of all ages and backgrounds and has worked with a variety of groups in Toronto. Hugh knows what it is like to come to a new country and having to learn a new language and cultureEmail:

Erica Derrickson

Prior to joining Red Leaf, Erica worked in Japan for over 12 years.
There she taught English, managed educational programs and coordinated international workshops.
Now fluent in Japanese language and culture, Erica understands what it takes to adjust smoothly to life in a foreign country. Email: