Lydia Orpia-Descanzo Settlement Counsellor

Lydia Orpia-Descanzo

Lydia Orpia-Descanzo arrived in Brooks in 2008, having travelled from La Union, Philippines.  Lydia has completed a LC2 Caregiver certificate, Customer Service certificate and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree, with a major in management.  She is a graduate of the University of the East in Manila.  She has spent much of her career in customer service and is experienced working in a diversified workplace.


In April 2013, she completed the Administrative Office Professional Program at the Medicine Hat College, Brooks campus. Originally a volunteer, then a temporary employee in May 2013, Lydia started her current position at BCIS in July of 2014.

Lydia enjoys singing and was a member of a band when she was in school

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