The SIIP Team includes Collaborating Organizations and Backbone Support Staff. The work of the SIIP Team is guided by our Community Advisory Group.
The Research Institute for Aging (RIA) serves as the SIIP backbone organization. We have brought together individuals and groups across Waterloo Region to identify needs and opportunities within the community and work together to create solutions. RIA provides project management and communications support, coordinates the evaluation strategy, and facilitates the development of a community-led collective impact plan.
Backbone Support Team
|Neb Zachariah||Project Manager|
|Dana Zummach||Evaluation Coordinator|
|Gert Hartmann||Director, Community Partnerships|
|Alie Teetzel-Edmonstone||Communications and Engagement Officer|
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Community Advisory Group
Members of our Community Advisory Group (CAG) provide expert advice to guide project activities, serve as champions to promote awareness of the project, and contribute to planning for sustainability.
Community Advisory Group Members
|Caitlin Agla||Manager||Regional Memory Clinics|
|Joe Bell||System Administrator, Learning Services||Waterloo Region District School Board|
|Nancy Bird||Senior Director, Community Investment and Engagement||United Way Waterloo Region Communities|
|Jim Bowman||Director, Community Services||City of Waterloo|
|Lori Fioze||Backbone Support||Wellbeing Waterloo Region|
|Cait Glasson||President and Communications Liaison Coordinator||Spectrum|
|Jane Hennig||Executive Director||Volunteer Action Centre Waterloo Region|
|Barry Hesson||Member||Cambridge Council on Aging|
|Matilda Kress||Manager, Seniors’ Services||Region of Waterloo|
|Cynthia Martin||Backbone Support||Wellbeing Waterloo Region|
|Carrie McAiney||Schlegel Research Chair in Dementia and Scientific Director, MAREP||Research Institute for Aging|
|Jane McKinnon Wilson||Geriatric System Coordinator||Canadian Mental Health Association, Waterloo Wellington|
|Heather Montgomery||Practitioner in Residence||Wilfrid Laurier University|
|Richard Olson||Superintendent of Learning||Waterloo Catholic District School Board|
|Will Pace||Executive Director||Community Support Connections|
|Gail Roth||Manager of Programs and Services||Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington|
|Kathleen Vanderlinden||Member||Waterloo Region Dementia Advisory Group|
|Scott Verhoeve||Executive Director||Business and Education Partnership of Waterloo Region|
|Don Wildfong||Principal||Impact Solutions|