Get Involved


Our members represent a range of organizations and areas of interest, including families, developmental disabilities, aging, immigrants and New Canadians, health and well-being, mental health, and neighbourhood development.

  • Lorna Aberdein, Plan Lifetime Networks
  • Marg Cybulski, Waterloo Regional Homes for Mental Health
  • Cameron Dearlove, The Family Centre
  • Darla Fortune, University of Waterloo
  • Tracy Franks, KW Habilitation Services
  • Sharon Froehlich, Research & Community Collaboration
  • Barb Hill, KidsAbility – Centre of Excellence
  • Janet Howitt, Immigration Partnership
  • Jenny House, Disability Leader
  • Susan Lott, Facile Waterloo Region
  • Marie-Pascale Desjardins, Community member / Website designer and administrator
  • Stephanie Prysnuk, Disability Leader
  • Verlyn Rowett, Planned Lifetime Networks
  • Roz Vincent-Haven, Family Leader
  • Kim Schnarr, Community Care Access Centre
  • Sue Simpson, Waterloo Region Family Network
  • Niki Stevenson, Extend-A-Family Waterloo Region
  • Yesenia Torres, Community Support Connections
  • Anne Yardley, Plan Lifetime Networks


The New Story Group of Waterloo Region is a collaborative enterprise committed to building a community where everyone belongs.

To volunteer, join a committee or partner with New Story Group, contact the current chair, John Lord.