Executive Team

Cancer Voices SA is led by an elected, volunteer Chair with an Executive Team of up to 10 active members who are in frequent communication via email, in addition to our Executive Team meetings.  Election of the Executive Team usually occurs at our AGM in November, although illness of key members has, on occassion, forced this to be delayed.

Cancer Voices SA is an active member of Cancer Voices AustraliaCancer Voices Australia, and the Australian Cancer Consumer NetworkAustralian Cancer Consumer Network.  
We work closely with our sister organisation Cancer Voices NSWCancer Voices NSW.

We are also members of Health Consumers Alliance SA and Consumers Health Forum of Australia.

Cancer Voices SA is forever indebted to the groundbreaking advocacy work of Ashleigh Moore OAM who founded Cancer Voices SA in 2007, and sadly, passed away in Feb 2014. Read our tribute to Ashleigh.

Chris is a 4 time's peritoneal cancer survivor.

She joined the Executive Team in 2013 after hearing about Cancer Voices SA at the 2013 Survivorship Conference.

Chris skillfully guided us through our Strategic Plan 2015-2020 process, and established the Cancer Voices Walking Group  in June 2015.
She represents the consumer voice on a number of committees and projects including the SA Statewide Survivorship Framework, and Return to Work after CancerReturn to Work after Cancer.

Chris was elected as Chair in Dec 2016.

Julie is a 3 times metastatic colon cancer survivor, diagnosed initially in 2001 at 45 years of age, then again with liver secondaries in 2005 and 2006.

She joined the Cancer Voices South Australia (SA) Executive Team in 2007, became Deputy Chair in 2009, Acting Chair/Chair 2010 - Dec 2016.

Julie works hard to represent, respect and respond to the diversity of views of 'people affected by cancer', as well as assisting others to participate and use their own cancer experiences in a variety of ways.

 

Agnes is a drug information pharmacist who has been working as a Senior Research Fellow at the University of South Australia for the last 10 years. She has a strong research interest in the quality use of medicines, quality of medicine information for health professionals and consumers, medicines policy and regulation.

In 2003, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was the start of a survivorship journey where her professional interests and her health activist involvement helped her to understand the new challenges of living with cancer.

In 2009, she began to collaborate with Cancer Voices SA to encourage and support the recognition of the experiences and views of cancer patients, their carers and supporters and to promote their participation in all aspects of cancer health care and research.

Con is a renal cancer survivor, and keen cyclist, managing the Cancer Voices cycling group.

 

Eric's expertise is eHealth and he is a core member of the Consumers eHealth Alliance (http://ceha.org.au/http://ceha.org.au/ ).  
His cancer experience comes from caring for his wife and his mother through several episodes of cancer diagnoses.

Louise's daughter Thandi was diagnosed with leukaemia at 3yrs of age.  Louise is a passionate advocate for better treatment, care and attention to survivorship issues for children and their families affected by cancer. 

Stephanie has a background in Safety and Quality and Consumer Engagement.

Maurice is Treasurer, and a keen cyclist.  Photo and details to come soon.

Contact

Cancer Voices South Australia

 

Ph.  0431 691 956 

 

PO Box 588, Kensington Park SA 5068