Our executive leadership team
Prior to joining CCS, Andrea has held leadership roles at several not-for-profit organizations and founded the consulting firm Blueprint Fundraising and Communications. Andrea holds a Diploma in Public Relations from Mount Royal University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from McGill University.
Dr Stuart Edmonds
Prior to the amalgamation, Stuart spent 8 years at PCC as Vice President of Research, Health Promotion and Survivorship. He has held leadership roles at several national cancer research institutes and government agencies. Stuart holds a Doctorate in pharmacology from Oxford University.
Dr Sandra Krueckl
Sandra joined CCS in 2005 and has held several positions with the organization, including her previous role of Vice President, Cancer Control.
Prior to CCS, her training and work experience was in the cancer research field. She holds a PhD in Molecular Endocrinology from the University of Victoria and has completed post-doctoral training at the Prostate Centre in Vancouver.
Prior to CCS, Sara held leadership roles at international not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in French and History from the University of Leeds and has earned her Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA, CA) and Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA UK) designations.
As Executive Vice President, Revenue Development for the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS), Jane leads teams of relationship-based fundraisers working in communities across the country on a variety of fundraising, philanthropic and supporter engagement activities. Jane’s portfolio includes the Leadership Giving team, the Mass Marketing team and our CCS signature events including Relay for Life Community, Relay for Life Youth, Cops for Cancer, CIBC Run for the Cure and a variety of community-led fundraising initiatives nationwide. Jane joined CCS in 2017 following the merger with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) and served as CCS’s Regional Executive Director, Atlantic Canada until 2020. While at CBCF from 2007 to 2016, Jane held leadership positions in operations and fundraising.
Prior to her career in the not-for-profit sector, Jane worked in the cable television industry. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Acadia University.
Prior to CCS, Paula held executive roles at leading Canadian healthcare and humanitarian organizations. She holds two degrees from the University of Oklahoma including a Master of Arts in Communications and is a graduate of the Rotman School of Business Directors Education Program.