Our Team

About, Habitat for Humanity Waterloo

Family is central to Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region. From the families we partner with and the volunteers and donors that support us, to the family that is our team.

Board Of Directors

Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region Board of Directors

Fiona Beardwood

Chair of the Board

Steve Bentley

Vice Chair of the Board

Dianne Romano, Treasurer for Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region

Dianne Romano


Amy Sproule-Jones


Tracey Appleton

Past Chair of the Board

Sarah Baxter

Ralph Kaminski

David Lin

Russ Parnell

Dwayne Priestman

Heidi Rees

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Our annual recruitment process starts in January - please submit your contact information and we will follow up. Thank you!

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Karen Coviello


Team Member Since 2018

It is inspiring to lead an exceptional team, as we work together to build affordable housing in Waterloo Region.

Susie Gutri

VP of Finance and Administration

Team Member Since 2012

My job gives me the opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of families in Waterloo Region. I love watching the kids play with their friends in their new community.

Cathy Umphrey

Administrative Coordinator

Team Member Since 2017

Coming to work each day is an absolute pleasure.


Maynard Moore

Build Supervisor

Team Member Since 2015

It’s important to me to work towards something that counts. Safe, affordable homes for hard working families; I can stand behind that.

Chris McCracken #2

Chris McCracken

Build Site Supervisor

Team Member Since 2020

I enjoy my work. By building new homes together, we build new people and communities as well.

Community Outreach

Janine Armstrong

Director of Community Outreach

Team Member Since 2014

It’s all about the people! I have the opportunity to work with creative staff, meet generous donors and loyal volunteers, and truly get to know the homeowners creating a stable future for themselves and our community.

Maggie Moniz #2

Maggie Moniz

Community Outreach Associate 

Team Member Since 2020

Hearing the stories of the impact Habitat has on the lives of homeowners is truly moving. It is a pleasure to do purposeful work in support of the community in which I live.

Jennifer Peacock #2

Jennifer Peacock

Community Outreach Associate 

Team Member Since 2020

Having the opportunity to work with such a caring, and passionate team is a gift in, and of itself. People First, its what being a good neighbour is all about. Strength is found within community, and I am proud to be a part of this one.


Danielle Ringer

Build Site Volunteer Coordinator

Team Member of Since 2018

I love being a part of something larger that makes a difference. Everyone in this organization cares about each other, who we directly serve, and the larger community.

Debbie Hind

ReStore Volunteer Coordinator

Team Member Since 2016

It never ceases to amaze me that people give so freely of their time and energy for the sake of the larger community. That is the true essence of volunteering.

Family Services

Kristine Dearlove

Family Services Manager

Team Member Since 2011

Working at HabitatWR gives me the opportunity to work towards a world where everyone has a sense of belonging, a sense of community. And I firmly believe that belonging starts with having a safe, decent, and affordable place to call home.


Rob Snider

Director of ReStore Operations

Team Member Since 1996

I am surrounded by a supportive team who genuinely care about those they work with and the community in which they live.

Ann Jordan

Waterloo Restore Manager

Team Member Since 1996

It is truly rewarding interacting with others in the community who share the same vision and are working towards a common goal.

Trish Koebel

Cambridge ReStore Manager

Team Member Since 2005

Working with Habitat is a meaningful opportunity to make a difference in my local community.

Tom Bileski

Community Outreach Associate

Team Member Since 2018

My work allows me to connect the generous spirit of Waterloo Region’s business community with the ReStore’s vision of providing practical and affordable opportunities for stakeholders.

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