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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

  • Prince Edward Island Board of Directors

    Charles Keliher, Chair
    Ken Hubley, Past Chair
    Gerard Fitzpatrick, Treasurer
    Shauna Sullivan-Curley
    Dianne Nabuurs
    Barry Stewart
    Ben Parsons
    Barbara Smith
    Jessica Gillis



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Volunteers provide comfort and kindness

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Thousands of Canadian Cancer Society volunteers work in regional cancer centres, lodges and community hospitals to support people receiving treatment.

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