Elisa Brewer-Singh (She/Her)
Elisa Brewer-Singh is the Executive Director for the Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council. She brings her passion for suicide prevention and a Master’s degree in Spiritual Care and Counselling from Wilfrid Laurier University which she uses to open the dialogue around suicide, advocate for better access to services, and break down the stigma surrounding suicide.
Elisa’s work includes a Regional, Provincial, and National focus on providing hope, help, and healing for those who have been touched by suicide as well as their communities. Her desire is to see a reduction of suicidal behavior within our community and beyond through increased awareness and supports.
Holly Snook (She/Her)
Holly Snook is the Program Coordinator for the Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council. She has a Master’s of Theology degree with a focus in Pastoral Counselling from Wilfrid Laurier University. Holly is passionate about suicide prevention, lifelong learning, and inclusivity, as well as fostering and strengthening relationships. Having worked and volunteered extensively with various community organizations, she is committed to connecting people with resources and agencies that make a difference.
Holly values community and working to provide an environment where all feel welcome and supported. She believes that everyone has a story to tell and a part to play.
Administrative Project Coordinator
Jenna Peacock (She/Her)
Jenna Peacock is an Administrative Project Coordinator for the Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council. She has been with WRSPC since October 2014. Jenna has a background in mental health services, graduating from the Child and Youth Worker Program at Mohawk College. She worked as a child and youth worker in residential treatment and the Open Custody Treatment program at Lutherwood for six years before transitioning into administration at Lutherwood.
While working for WRSPC, Jenna was also the administrative assistant for the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention. Jenna has a passion for helping others, suicide prevention, and supporting our community.
Waterloo Region Suicide Prevention Council Board Members
Chair – Adrienne Luft
Past Chair – Kim Hewitt
Secretary – Bev Voisin
Board Member – Rob Martin
Board Member – Barbara Ward
Along with our Council, the WRSPC has an Advisory Committee of community stakeholders who inform, guide, and support our work, and a Previous Executive Advisory Council (PEAC) who we call upon for advice and guidance as needed.