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The Canadian Cancer Society’s national office and each of its provincial offices are accountable to a volunteer board of directors. The board’s responsibilities include governance, leadership, public accountability, establishing the Society’s nation-wide and provincial priorities and acting as a trustee on behalf of Canadians.

  • National Board of Directors

    Robert Lawrie, Toronto, ON (Chair)
    Michael Woods, St. John’s, NL (Chair Elect)
    Norm Bellefontaine, Burlington, ON
    Doug Dahl, Prince Albert, SK
    David Huntsman, Vancouver, BC
    Veni Iozzo, Toronto, ON
    Pierre Lafrenière, Montreal, QC
    David Malkin, Toronto, ON
    Bretta Maloff, Calgary, AB
    Wayne McDonald, Riverview, NB
    James Moore, Port Moody, BC
    Patricia North, Toronto, ON
    Susan Payne, Port Williams, NS
    Bruce Rothney, Toronto, ON
    Pierre Richard, Repentigny, QC
    Sharon Smith, St John’s, ON
    Shauna Sullivan Curley, Charlottetown, PE
    Alvin Wasserman, Vancouver, BC

  • British Columbia and Yukon Division Board of Directors

    Joel Finlay, Board Chair
    Alvin Wasserman, Past Board Chair
    Gayle Grout, Vice Chair
    Param Chauhan, Director
    Valerie Gauvin, Director
    Andy Hazlewood, Director
    Shamim Jivani, Director
    Kim Lucas, Director
    David MacKenzie, Director
    Scott Marks, Director 
    Shona McGlashan, Director
    Stephen Ng, Director
    Lynn Raineault, Director
    Sandra Minguer, Board Liaison



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