Arlene Slocombe

Executive Director

Arlene Slocombe has been actively involved and committed to the work of the Wellington Water Watchers since its founding in 2007. She has been employed as Executive Director since 2009, taking a 1 1/2 year maternity leave for her second daughter. Arlene, her partner, and two children live a simple off grid life along the…

Tamanna Kohi

Member at Large

Tamanna Kohi has been dedicated to environmental advocacy from a young age, spending most of her childhood outdoors. What started as passion for nature turned into a Bachelor of Environmental Science/Studies (BESS) from Trent University in 2016. Tamanna’s experience in social and environmental justice as a previous Board Member for the Kawartha World Issues Centre…

Mike Nagy

Member at Large

Mike Nagy has been involved with the Wellington Water Watchers since its formation in 2007.  Environmental advocacy has been a main focus for Mike since the 80’s ranging from habitat enhancement, wildlife conservation and source water protection. Mike is past president of African Wildlife Conservation Fund, Arts and Culture Eramosa, former Environment Critic for the…

Robert Case

Chair of the Board

Rob is the Chair of the Wellington Water Watchers, and an assistant professor in Social Development Studies at Renison University College at the University of Waterloo. Rob has been involved in local water issues since the days when Guelph International Resource Centre (GIRC) was a key player in raising public consciousness of local water issues through a…

WWW Board Member Karen Rathwell
Karen Rathwell


Karen brings her enthusiasm for life and her love of water to her volunteer work at Wellington Water Watchers. Karen joined WWW, and later stepped up to serve on the Board of Directors, after her retirement from a 28-year career in public education. She continues to pursue her interest in local and global water issues.…

Rob MacKay

Member at Large

Rob Mackay grew up in Kitchener and has an Honours Business Administration Degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. He is a passionate environmentalist and a strong believer in the “eat local” movement. He and his brother operate MacKay Farms where they have taken many steps to improve the land, including cover cropping and planting nearly 1,000…

   Being on the Board of Directors of the Wellington Water Watchers was one of the most important and rewarding experiences in my life. It proved what I, and my community, are capable of when we commit ourselves to achieving a more sustainable future.    – Kimberly Gutt (Past Board Member, 2012-2014)

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