Who We Are

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 creoadmin@communityresearchethics.com

The Community Research Ethics Board (CREB) has 11 members:

Kearney Coupland (Chair), Ryan Huckle, Daniela Seskar-Hencic, Leah Levac, Sarah Schindler, Christinia Landry, Garrett Schliewinsky, Janet Jones, Laurie Clune, Nicola Dove, and Megan Allore.

Community Research Ethics Board Profiles

Ryan Huckle
M.A., Philosophy (University of Waterloo)
Affiliations: Graduate Attributes Quality Assurance Coordinator (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

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 Projects Development Officer (Conestoga College), Member of the Canadian Association for Research Administrators and the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards

Christinia Landry
PhD, Philosophy (Guelph-Laurier-McMaster Doctoral Program), MSW (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Kearney Coupland
PhD Candidate, Geography (Wilfrid Laurier University)

Laurie Clune
RN, BA, BScN, MEd, PHd, Faculty of Nursing (University of Regina)

Nicola Dove
PhD Candidate, Education: Language, Culture and Teaching (York University)
Affiliations: Centre for Feminist Research (York University), TAIBU Community Health Centre
Megan Allore
MSc, Bioethics (McGill University), B.Sc.(Agr.) (University of Guelph)

Past Board Members:

Theron Kramer, Paul Davock, Doug Rankin, Kristin Brown, Katelyn Godin, Joanna Ochocka, Elizabeth Rigotti, Sweta Banerjee, Ayesha Umme-Jihad, Elizabeth Vainionpaa, Christy Depever, Amanda Jenkins, Sarah Cahill, Ewa Dabrowska-Miciula, Laura Mastronardi, Christine DePever, Heather Montgomery, Janet Jones, Garrett Schliewinsky.