Laura Muirhead, Honours BBA
Laura Muirhead has an Honours Degree in Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University. She was a Board Member and President of the Board for Citizens Concerned with Crimes Against Children (now the Child Witness Centre) for over eight years in the 1990’s. Laura became the Executive Director in January 2013 and is passionate about ensuring that young people who experience abuse or crime are valued, heard and supported through the process, so that are able to move forward from their experience and seize the opportunities ahead of them.
519-744-0904 ext. 212
Meagan Copland, MSW, RSW
Child and Youth Advocate Program Manager
Meagan is a Registered Social Worker with a Masters in Social Work degree. She joined the Child Witness Centre as a Caseworker in the Child Witness Program having worked with vulnerable children and youth in various communities for more than 15 years. She has been managing the Child and Youth Advocate Program in the Waterloo Region Child and Youth Advocacy Centre since it opened in May 2016. In this role, Meagan works with the Advocates and collaboratively with community partners to support the individual needs of children and youth who experience abuse and their families, beginning with a criminal investigation and continuing until their needs are met.
519-744-0904 ext. 230
Christine Glogovic, MSW, RSW
Child Witness Program Manager
Christine is a Registered Social Worker with a Masters in Social Work degree. Christine has been working with children and youth in a variety of roles in the Waterloo Region for over 20 years. In 2017, Christine joined the leadership team at the Child Witness Centre as the Manager of the Child Witness Program. In this role, Christine works with a team of dedicated Caseworkers to provide services which reflect best practice in the field to support young victims or witnesses, starting when criminal charges have been laid to the completion of the court case.
519-744-0904 ext. 217
Tenley Soares, Honours BA, CFRE
Director of Development
Tenley joined the leadership team at the Child Witness Centre in August 2019 bringing over a decade of fundraising experience in the healthcare sector to the position, as well as a strong financial services industry background. Tenley will oversee the fundraising for the agency and is excited to implement a robust fundraising program including a fulsome leadership gifts program. Tenley has substantial relationship building expertise and will serve as a sincere and compelling ambassador to existing and future donors and funders.
519-744-0904 ext. 218