People are at the heart of what we do. The day-to-day operations of the CIW are currently undertaken by a small but nimble team. 

Bryan Smale

Bryan Smale

CIW Director and Professor

Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies; Cross-appointed to the Department of Geography and Environmental Management; Research Faculty Associate in the Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience, University of Waterloo 

Linda McKessock

Linda McKessock

CIW Project Manager

Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo 

Rachel Hammermueller

Digital Communications Assistant, Co-op student

Rachel is currently working as the Digital Communications Assistant as part of co-op for her English Literature and Rhetoric degree with the University of Waterloo.