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 Program Manager

Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo 

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Jessie Gao

Data Analyst

Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, University of Waterloo