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 creo@communitybasedresearch.ca


The Community Research Ethics Board (CREB) has 12 members:

Laura Mastronardi (Co-chair), Eva Dabrowska Miciula, Paul Davock, Ryan Huckle, Doug Rankin, Katelyn Godin, Kristin Brown, Daniela Seskar-Hencic, Sarah Cahill, Christy Landry, Amanda Jenkins, and Leah Levac


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.

Paul Davock
M.A. Community Psychology (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Affiliations: Community Advocates for Sexually Abused Males, Sexual Assault Response Team

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

Doug Rankin
Affiliations: Community Health Worker, Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre

Katelyn Godin
Ph.D. Student (University of Waterloo)
Affiliations: School of Public Health & Health systems; Canadian Obesity Network – Students & New professionals (University of Waterloo chapter)

Kristin Brown
Ph.D. Public Health and Health Systems (University of Waterloo)
Affiliations: Educational Research Associate at Centre for Teaching Excellence (University of Waterloo)

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

Christy Landry
Ph.D. Philosophy; MSW (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Affiliations: Department of Philosophy at Wilfrid Laurier University

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

Past Board Members:
Theron Kramer, Joanna Ochocka, Elizabeth Rigotti, Sweta Banerjee, Ayesha Umme-Jihad, and Elizabeth Vainionpaa