Our Team

Our Board of Directors

  • Sandy Coghlin – Chair
  • Lorri Sauvé  – Vice Chair
  • Eric Karn – Secretary Treasurer
  • Aimee Jeffrey – Director at Large
  • Molly Kimpel – Director at Large
  • Laura Weeks – Director at Large
  • David Critch – Director at Large
  • Taylor Toris – Director at Large
  • Sonali Karkee – Director at Large

Our Staff

  • Jane Tuer – Executive Director
  • Robin Crank – Project Manager – Families First Waterloo Region
  • Christine Shantz – Assessor
  • Jennifer Hewitt – Family Literacy Program Manager
  • Nadia Muhammud – Family Literacy Coordinator
  • Dorothy Tam – Family Literacy Group Facilitator
  • Marian Baron – Bookkeeper
  • Bob Schade – Program Assistant
  • Mansi Bohra – Administrator

Project Consultants

Project READ contracts with individual consultants for specific research and development projects as funding becomes available. These projects are time-limited and goal-focused.