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Bernadette Conant

Chief Executive Officer

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Dr. Katrina Hitchman

Director of Program Development

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Dr. Bu Lam

Manager of Municipal Programs

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Karen Ford

Manager of Finance and Operations

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Jacqueline Heintzman

Communications Intern

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Kim Jusek

Program Manager, Municipal Programs

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Liana Kreamer

Communications Manager

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Dr. Laura Sauder

Municipal Programs Research Intern

(519) 888-4567x39354

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Lyle Schneider


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Shoeleh Shams

Municipal Programs Research Intern

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Dr. Mark Spanjers

Municipal Programs Research Coordinator

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Liana Kreamer

Communications Manager

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Liana is a skilled communicator who is passionate about helping the water sector share its stories. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo and has worked for more than a decade in nonprofit marketing. 


As Communications Manager, Liana is responsible for helping Canadian Water Network's team transform scientific research into insights that shape national conversations about water policy and practice. She leads the organization’s communications activities and ensures that compelling content is delivered across multiple channels. She also plays a key role in media and community outreach and engagement.


Liana also enjoys dipping her toes into the social media pond and occasionally creating a splash.