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CCBR has benefited from the commitment and creativity of the many people who have worked and volunteered on projects over the past four decades. For each project we build a dedicated team that may include CCBR staff, community researchers, and students.  Staff and students live and work across a number or regions including the Waterloo Region, Toronto, Guelph, Hamilton and the Greater Toronto Area.   
Rich Janzen
Executive Director
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Hani Sadati
Senior Researcher
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Lisa Schincariol

Senior Researcher

Students, Volunteers, and Community Researchers 

CCBR welcomes interns, placement students and volunteers to contribute to our work and learn practical skills in community-based research.  Involving interns, student placements, and volunteers demonstrates CCBR’s commitment to education – providing valuable learning experiences for people who have an interest in and desire to learn about community-based research. 
Involving community researchers demonstrates CCBR's commitment to social justice – providing employment and training to people at the heart of the matter and connecting them with a networ­k of community-based researchers. 
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Kendyll Cassels-
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Sonia Nwoye-Vincent
Kendyll Cassels
Ashley Marin
Liz Weber
Sophia Rosli
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Leiann Van Lange
Every year, CCBR hires an individual with an interest in being engaged in community-based research through the Theron Kramer Internship Fund. CCBR and the Community Research Ethics Office (CREO) established this internship in memory of Theron Kramer who was a CCBR board chair, community researcher, and CREO's co-chair for many years. This internship is designed for people who do not necessarily have previous work experience in this field or formal post-secondary education.
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Theron Kramer Interns

Brie Knarr Dodds
Michelle Adams
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Past Interns:

 Intern (Fall 2022):

Board of Directors

CCBR is governed by a volunteer board of directors. Board members are committed to CCBR’s mission and values, have a passion for social innovation, and serve as CCBR ambassadors.
John Neufeld
  Board Member 
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Jessica Deming
Board Member
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Kokila Khanna (from focus for Ethnic wom
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