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Community-Based Research Canada is governed by a Board of Directors, consisting of 16 academics, researchers, and non-profit leaders from across Canada. The Secretariat leads the day-to-day operations of CBRCanada, and they are based in Waterloo, Ontario at the Centre for Community Based Research. Learn more about the Board Directors and Secretariat Staff below.

CBRCanada invites qualified candidates to join the Board of Directors. Learn more here >

Board of Directors

Interim Executive Director, Community-Based Research Canada
Board Co-Chair and Treasurer
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Executive Director, Simon Fraser's Surrey Campus
Board Co-Chair 
Executive Director, Canadian Research Data Centre Network
Board Member
Directeur, service aux collectivités, Vice-rectorat à la recherche, à la création et à la diffusion,
Université du Québec à Montréal

Board Member
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Part time Faculty at Saybrook University
Board Member
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Special Advisor on Community Engaged Scholarship, University of Victoria
Board Member
Manager, Office of Community Engagement, McMaster University
Board Member
Research Project Assistant, Community Engaged Scholarship Institute, University of Guelph
Board Member
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Partnership Development Officer to the Vice-President Research and Innovation, University of Toronto
Board Member
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Director Community-University Partnership (CUP) School of Public Health, University of Alberta
Board Member
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Professor, Nipissing University
Board Member
Assistant Professor, University of Victoria
Board Member
Vice President, Research and Innovation at University of Winnipeg
Board Member
Supervisor of Programming, Toronto Centre of Learning & Development
Board Member
Past Board Members
  • Karen SchwartzAssociate Vice President (Research & International) and Professor, School of Social Work, Carleton University

  • Andea ClarkeSenior Director, Community Engagement & Social Impact, Concordia University

  • Monica Mulrennan, Professor, Department of Geography, Planning and Environment at Concordia University

  • Charlotte Loppie, Professor, University of Victoria

  • Budd Hall, Professor Emeritus, University of Victoria and Co-Chair of the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education

  • Geri Briggs, Director, Carleton University & Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning

  • Leslie Brown, Professor, University of Victoria

  • Jody Butler Walker, Executive Director, Arctic Institute of Community Based Research

  • Ken Carter, Director of Partnerships, Memorial University, Grenfell Campus

  • Tanis Dagert, Instructor, Vancouver Island University

  • Sylvie de Grosbois, Directeur, Universite du Quebec en Outaouai

  • Catherine Graham, Director, National Association of Friendship Centres

  • Katherine Graham, Professor, Carleton University

  • Linda Hawkins, Director, Community Engaged Scholarship Institute, University of Guelph

  • Isabelle Kim, Director of Partnership Development, University of Toronto

  • Michele Peterson-Badali, Professor, University of Toronto OISE

  • Kathy Sanford, Professor, University of Victoria

Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo
Board Member
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Director, Centre for Community Engagement, Carleton University
Board Member


Secretariat Coordinator
Program Coordinator
CBRCanada Volunteer
CBRCanada Intern
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