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Seeking New Board Members!

We are looking for interested individuals to join our ethics review board. Candidates must have research experience at the post-masters or doctoral level, be willing to attend monthly meetings, complete ethics reviews and participate in ongoing training and sub-committee activities. Individuals with a background in immigration, justice, or children/youth as well as experience with non-for-profit organizations are encouraged to apply. People with lived experiences of marginalization and oppression would also be asset. Please send a resume and letter of interest to creo@communitybasedresearch.ca


The Community Research Ethics Board (CREB) has 9 members:

Ryan Huckle (Chair), Laura Mastronardi, Eva Dabrowska Miciula, Daniela Seskar-Hencic, Sarah Cahill, Amanda Jenkins, Leah Levac, Sarah Schindler and Heather Montgomery.


Community Research Ethics Board Profiles

Laura Mastronardi
B.A. Honours Psychology (Queen’s University); BSW, MSW (McGill University School of Social Work), Ph.D. (in progress) (McGill University Faculty of Education)
Affiliations: Wilfrid Laurier Graduate Faculty Council, Departmental Divisional Council, Aboriginal Field of Study Program Management Committee

Ewa Dabrowska-Miciula
Ph.D. Medical Geography (Wilfrid Laurier University), Postdoc Occupational Health and Safety (Memorial Universty)
Affiliations: Migration in Rural and Remote Areas Network in Rural Policy Commons, University of Guelph-Humber, University of Alberta, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Alberta Professional Planners Institute, Canadian Association of Research Administrators, Memorial University, Environmental Planning and Management, Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health.

Ryan Huckle
M.A. Philosophy (University of Waterloo)
Affiliations: Program Assistant (School of Engineering-Conestoga College), Instructor (School of Liberal Studies-Conestoga College)

Daniela Seskar-Hencic
M.A. Community Psychology, WLU; Designation of Credentialed Evaluator (C.E.)
Affiliations: Director of Strategic Planning and Evaluation, University of Waterloo; Member of the Canadian Evaluation Society and the American Evaluation Association

Sarah Cahill
Ph.D. Candidate (University of Guelph)
Affiliations: Research Assistant at University of Guelph

Amanda Jenkins
Ph.D. Candidate (University of Guelph)
Affiliations: College of Social & Applied Human Sciences, Discourse Science and Publics Research Group, Community Engaged Scholarship Institute

Leah Levac
Ph.D. Interdisciplinary Studies (University of New Brunswick), B.Ed. (Queen’s)
Affiliations: University of Guelph (Department of Political Science, Community Engaged Scholarship Institute); Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women

Sarah Schindler
M.A. Religious and Cultural Studies (Cardiff University)
Affiliations: Research Services Coordinator, Research Ethics Board Coordinator (Conestoga College), Member of the Canadian Association for Research Administrators and the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards

Heather Montgomery

Christy Depever
BSW, MSW-Indigenous Field of Study (Wilfrid Laurier University)


Past Board Members:
Christy Landry, Theron Kramer, Paul Davock, Doug Rankin, Kristin Brown, Katelyn Godin, Joanna Ochocka, Elizabeth Rigotti, Sweta Banerjee, Ayesha Umme-Jihad, and Elizabeth Vainionpaa