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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

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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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Kim Jusek

Program Manager, Municipal Programs

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Kim is the program manager for the Canadian Municipal Water Consortium and is responsible for supporting the Consortium’s strategic priorities. In this role, she designs and manages research projects, develops reports, drives knowledge mobilization and facilitates Consortium-related events.


Prior to joining Canadian Water Network, Kim worked as a project engineer at Stantec Consulting in the water group. Her project experience included planning studies and design projects related to municipal water and wastewater treatment, distribution and collection infrastructure, and urban water cycle connections to the natural environment. Kim also worked for the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change in the safe drinking water branch.


Kim is a Professional Engineer with a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Guelph. She also holds a Master of Engineering and Public Policy from McMaster University, with an interdisciplinary diploma from the United Nations University Institute for Environment Water and Health.