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ABout us

Our people

Together, we are a force for life in the face of cancer
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Our people 

We are a collective of people united by the same goals. Our collective includes committed and caring volunteers and staff across Canada. Together, we are a force for life in the face of cancer.

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Our board of directors

We are accountable to a volunteer board of directors. Our board’s responsibilities include governance, leadership, public accountability, establishing CCS’s nationwide and provincial priorities and acting as a trustee on behalf of Canadians.
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Our volunteers

Our vision to create a world where no Canadian fears cancer is only achievable if we work in community with people united by the same goals. We are incredibly fortunate to benefit from the support of skilled and compassionate volunteers from coast-to-coast who contribute to a better future for others and work tirelessly to improve lives now.


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Our staff

Our staff is composed of people with expertise in research funding administration, advocacy, cancer control, information and support. Our volunteer experience and fundraising team members also work to engage Canadians in our mission and to support our cause. Operations, marketing, communications and digital media professionals use their skills to support this work.
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Executive leadership

Andrea Seale, Chief Executive Officer

Andrea Seale

Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Stuart Edmonds, Executive Vice President, Mission, Research and Advocacy

Dr. Stuart Edmonds

Executive Vice President, Mission, Research and Advocacy
Dr. Sandra Krueckl, Executive Vice President, Mission, Information and Services

Dr. Sandra Krueckl

Executive Vice President, Mission, Information and Services
Sara Oates, Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations

Sara Oates

Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations
Jane Parsons, Executive Vice President, Community and Leadership Giving

Jane Parsons

Executive Vice President, Revenue Development
Paula Roberts, Executive Vice President, Brand Marketing, Communications and Digital

Paula Roberts

Executive Vice President, Brand Marketing, Communications and Digital
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Join our team

Nearly 1 in 2 Canadians is expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Imagine working for an organization that exists to create a world where no Canadian should have to fear cancer.

At CCS, our teams include people just like you – dynamic, innovative, empowered, passionate, and committed to creating real change.

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