Category Archives: Team & Culture

Tova’s Travels – Welcome from NYC

The first leg of my family’s trip is to visit New York City. This city is a crazy place. We saw so many things, all of which were familiar from movies and TV. It was cool to see that there is a clear business case for hybrid vehicles for the taxi companies as so many […]

Faces of SWR – Christine Bui

Christine Bui has been with SWR for years, and has been our prime graphic designer since 2015. A lot of the graphic design you see in marketing materials from SWR is Christine’s work, starting with the SWR logo. We love having her because she is so responsive, even when we make last-minute requests, and the […]

Faces of SWR – Nick Cloet

This week on Faces of SWR we are happy to introduce Nick Cloet, who is one of SWR’s longest standing volunteers. Nick got involved in SWR in the 4th year of his Environment and Business final project. His team developed a tool that could help readers identify potential projects to improve their organization’s sustainability. After […]

Faces of SWR – Janet Kimantas

Janet Kimantas joined SWR because it’s an organization that depends on and values its volunteers as much as its staff. She was motivated to get involved because she was looking for a challenge that would also be rewarding. Janet believes that what you get out of an experience is based on your contribution, and she […]

Faces of SWR – Juan Sotés

Juan Sotés joined SWR in 2016 as a Local Policy Researcher on the ClimateActionWR team. Juan recently moved to Canada, and he quickly looked for an organization where he could meet others who share his passion for climate change. Luckily for us, SWR fit the bill and provided Juan with the perfect opportunity to learn […]

Faces of SWR – Kelly McMath

Kelly McMath is a long-time volunteer on the SWR PR team. In fact, when SWR was in its younger years, Kelly was the PR Manager, but now serves as a PR Generalist. When she started, Kelly was new to Waterloo Region and was looking for a way to develop her communications and networking skills while […]

Yvonne Stoll – Faces of SWR

We are happy to introduce our first volunteer profile, Yvonne Stoll! This profile is the start of a new series called Faces of SWR, where readers get to learn about all the amazing volunteers that help SWR tick. Outside of SWR, Yvonne is a full-time mother and Business Operations Manager, and part-time student completing her […]

Faces of SWR – An Introduction

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Volunteers are key contributors to success at Sustainable Waterloo Region. Throughout 2015, we had over 80 people volunteer with the organization. We are booming with local talent, personality, and motivation. Part of what makes our team so special is what our volunteers bring to the organization, but what makes it even more special is the […]