Ingrid Pregel is an unabashed cheerleader for Waterloo Region and its not for profit sector. She has spent her career as a consultant, facilitator and coach working with the people of community based organizations to help them do more good for people. The work comes in different guises such as strategic planning, organizational governance, board of directors effectiveness or organizational design and development. She joined SVP in its first year curious to experience a new way of building capacity for community organizations. She continues because it is so clear that we make a difference. Her passion is to make a difference at the system level of our community and is currently on a journey to understanding how to influence equitable access to services and wellness outcomes for all our neighbors. Ingrid spent years with KPMG’s consulting group. She has held a variety of leadership roles including President of Food Bank Waterloo Region, Chair of United Way Kitchener Waterloo and Area and Co-Chair United Way Waterloo Region Communities. She lives in Conestogo with Rob McKay, is the grandmother of Eve and Zoe and mom to four footed “kids” Samantha, Tucker, Diva and Aura.