Board of Directors 2017-2018

Carol Motuz - President of the Board of Directors

Having retired after many years working in the federal government, Carol wants to become more involved in seeking solutions to social problems, and building relationships and infrastructure to support social action, inclusion, diversity, and social development in Kitchener-Waterloo.  She has relocated to Kitchener after eight years volunteering in India. Her myriad of skills and experience make her a talented addition to the Board.   

 

Nathan Pike - Treasurer

Nathan is Vice President and General Manager of a small distribution firm in Kitchener and has extensive experience in global trade and international finance.  Nathan has been a member of the Social Development Centre Board since June 2005.  Since joining the Board Nathan has a better understanding of the need for continued innovation, collaboration and investment in the non-profit sector. He believes there is substantial value in the services provided by organizations such as the Social Development Centre. 

 

Brad Ullner - Director

Brad discovered an outlet for his academic background in Political Science through the policy perspective employed at the Social Development Centre: policy discussions (at all levels of government) ought to include the people most affected by the policy. Brad has worked with community groups and agencies related to disability and human rights. He has been active in both the Disabilities and Human Rights Group and the Poverty Free K-W Action Group and in many related initiatives since June 2004.

 

Nicole K. - Director

Nicole is a social development studies graduate and is PASSIONATE about social justice issues; community-building through education, community engagement, and action research; as well as a multitude of other causes and activities that she believes help to make our societies and us as individuals, stronger and healthier. Nicole volunteers with the neighbourhood associations and Community Justice Initiatives and sees joining Social Development Centre as an opportunity to use her strengths towards helping the community to grow, while also gaining a great deal of insight into all that Waterloo Region has to offer.

Prabhjot Sangha - Director

Prabhjot is a 4th year Public Health student at the University of Waterloo. Passionate about healthcare accessibility, community development and equal representation for diverse voices, Prabhjot has found the work of Social Development Centre to be of incredible value. She brings extensive knowledge of entrepreneurship and innovative problem solving with her experience as an Intern for Founder's Institute, Engineers Without Borders Junior Fellow and a live-in member of St. Paul's Greenhouse Incubator. Prabhjot is excited to apply her interdisciplinary experience in championing the work of the Social Development Centre.

Chris Hodnett - Director 

Biography coming soon.