Staff Directory

Waterloo Campus
Karen McCargar Director, Co-operative Education & Workplace Partnerships 519.884.0710 x4105
Laurie Lahn Associate Director, Co-operative Education & External Relations 416.999.7148 or 519.884.0710 x4058
Lisa Jarvis Manager, Community and Workplace Partnerships 519.884.0710 x3714
Amy Wolf Manager, Frontline Operations 519.884.0710 x4057
Joanne Baria-Lai Co-op Coordinator 647.460.5137 or 519.884.0710 x3895
Amy Beamer Co-op Coordinator 519.884.0710 x4637
Stacie Bobesich on leave    
Laurie Brown Co-op Coordinator 519.884.0710 x4293
Kate Bullock Co-op Coordinator 416.909.7469 or 519.884.0710 x3889
Colin McEwen Co-op Coordinator 519.884.0710 x4601
Sarah McLellan on leave    
Lauren Rafferty Co-op Coordinator 647.268.7546 or 519.884.0710 x3885
Jocelyn Richard Co-op Coordinator 905.476.8098 or 519.884.0710 x2039
Adam Rooke Co-op Coordinator 519.884.0710 x4638
Ian Schwartz Curriculum Coordinator 519.884.0710 x2050
Anne Stuart Co-op Coordinator 519.884.0710 x4603
Melissa Walters Co-op Coordinator 519.884.0710 x2909
Tara Fitzgerald Co-op Assistant 518.884.0710 x4043
Rachel Knechtel Co-op Assistant 519.884.0710 x4059
Theresa McLachlan Co-op Assistant 519.884.0710 x4913
Deb Sticklend Co-op Assistant 519.884.0710 x4111
Kaitlyn Fowler on leave    
Brantford Campus
Tim Stedman Manager, Co-operative Education, Brantford Campus 519.756.8228 x5549 or 519.635.6217
Sarah Rich Program Administrator 519.756.8228 x5844

Staff Territories

Arts Co-op and Science Co-op

Amy Beamer
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geography
  • Health Sciences
  • Kinesiology and Physical Education
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Adam Rooke
Arts Co-op, Science Co-op
  • Archaeology & Heritage Studies
  • Financial Mathematics
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
Other Co-op Science Programs
  • Applied Water Science
  • Computer Science (including MAC)
  • Data Science
  • Professional Experience Program 

Melissa Walters
  • Ancient Studies
  • Biochemistry and Biotechnology
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • English
  • Film Studies
  • Global Studies
  • Languages and Literatures
  • Religion and Culture

Business and Economics Co-op


Joanne Baria-Lai

  • Toronto from east side of Bay Street/Avenue Road to west side of Victoria Park Road

Amy Beamer

  • ​Government in Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Insurance in Kitchener-Waterloo

Laurie Brown

  • GTA west of 427 to Milton, including Brampton

Kate Bullock

  • Big five banks in Toronto
  • Toronto from west side of Bay Street/Avenue Road to east side of Spadina

Colin McEwen

  • CPA firms in Kitchener-Waterloo
  • Southwestern Ontario, including to Windsor
  • Collingwood, Owen Sound

Lauren Rafferty

  • CPA firms in Toronto south of 401
  • GTA south of 401 from the west side of Spadina to 427

Jocelyn Richard

  • GTA north of Highway 401 and east of 427
  • GTA east of Victoria Park Road to Peterborough 
Adam Rooke
  • Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph

Tim Stedman

  • Brantford
  • Burlington, Hamilton and Niagara
  • Oakville

Anne Stuart

  • Barrie, Guelph and northern Ontario
  • Other provinces and territories
Melissa Walters
  • Ottawa and area 
  • Non-profit (outside of GTA)
  • Industry in Kitchener
Other Programs

Adam Rooke

  • Applied Water Science
  • Professional Experience Program in Computer Science (PEP)

Tim Stedman

  • Business Technology Management
  • User Design
Amy Wolf
  • Double degree BBA with Computer Science (Laurier and UW) 
  • Double degree BBA and Financial Mathematics
  • Double degree BBA and Mathematics (UW)​
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