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Our Board of Trustees

President

Ruth Isabella Hoffman MPH

Ruth is the mother of eight children, including 35 year old Naomi, a 28 year survivor of AML. Ruth is the Executive Director of the American Childhood Cancer Organization and is author/ editor of 11 childhood cancer learning resources.

Organization: American Childhood Cancer Organization

Address
10920 Connecticut Ave. Suite A
Kensington, MD 20895
UNITED STATES

Tel: +1-301-962-3520
E-mail: ruthihoffman@gmail.com


Vice-President

JOAO MARIA DE LENCASTRE DE BRAGANZA

João lost his 7 year old daughter Madalena to a brain tumour.
He is President of the Portuguese Association of Children with Cancer. He is a mechanical engineer who translates patents and books from renowned publishers to Portuguese.

Organization: Acreditar 

https://www.acreditar.org.pt/pt

Address:  R. Prof. Lima Basto 73, Lisboa, Portugal

Phone+351 21 722 1150

email: jb@acreditar.pt

 


Treasurer

Mary McGowan

Mary is a registered nurse with over 30 years’ experience in pediatric oncology. She is the Community Liaison Manager of the Children’s Cancer Centre at the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Australia, and facilitator of the Parent Advisory Group of the Cancer Centre.

Organization: Children’s Cancer Centre Parent Advisory Committee (PAG)

Address
Children’s Cancer Centre Royal Children’s Hospital,
50 Flemington Road, ParkvilleVIC,
3053 Viktoria
AUSTRALIA

Tel./Fax: +61 3 93454855 / +61

E-mail: Mary.mcgowan@rch.org.au


Secretary

Luisa Basset

Luisa is mother of Victor, a survivor of a mature B-cell ALL diagnosed in 1990. She is involved at local, national and international levels, representing “Federación Española de Padres de Niños con Cáncer” and is a Professor at the School of Architecture in Valencia.

Organization: Federación Española de Padres del Niños con Cáncer (F.E.P.N.C.)

Address
C/ Monte Olivetti, 18, Local 1 (c.v. a c/ Bustos 3),
28038 Madrid
SPAIN

Tel: +34 606 100 693 (mobile phone)
E-mail: LBASSET@mes.upv.es


Members

Daniel Mckenzie

Executive Director of Kidzcan Zimbabwe, a local NGO in Zimbabwe. Daniel is a great communicator and renowned broadcaster. He is an excellent diplomat, with great empathy and passion towards making a difference in the lives of children suffering from cancer.

 

Organization: Kidzcan Zimbabwe

Address

www.kidzcanzimbabwe.org

6 Natal Road, Belgravia, Harare
E-mail: daniel@kidzcanzimbabwe.org


Nicole Scobie

Nicole is the mother of three boys, one of whom is a survivor of childhood cancer. She is the president of Zoe4life, a non-profit organization based in Switzerland which supports kids with cancer and their families, funds and advocates for research. She is also on the Accelerate platform steering committee. .

Organization: Zoé4life

Address
1036 Sullens
SWITZERLAND

E-mail: nicole@zoe4life.org


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Marcela Zubieta Acuna

Marcela is a pediatrician who lost her 3 year old daughter to a brain tumor (Choroid Plexus Carcinoma). The tragic experience made her refocus her professional and social life to serve underprivileged children with cancer living in Chile.

Organization: Fundación Nuestros Hijos

Address
Barros Luco No. 3103, San Miguel
Santiago de Chile
CHILE

Tel: +56-2-480 5960 Fax: +56-2-556 8840
E-mail: mzubieta@fnh.cl


Carl Queiros

Carl Queiros is the CEO of CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation, South Africa. Carl also chairs the Childhood Cancer Network of South Africa, and he is the Chairman of the Childhood Cancer International Africa Regional Committee.

Organization: CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation

Address
PostNet Suite 105, Private Bag X2600, Houghton 2041, South Africa

Tel: +27 86 1113500
E-mail: carl@choc.org.za


Rodney Wong

Rod is a parent of a 24 years ALL survivor. He was part of the pioneer team of Sarawak Children Cancer Society & is their Immediate Past President.
Currently, he work as a Chief Executive Officer in consumer packaged food company in Malaysia.

 

Organization: Sarawak Children Cancer Society

Address: Lot 5493, Lorong 15 & Jalan Batu Kawa, Taman Desa Wira, 93250 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

Email: rodneywongkh@gmail.com


Roles and Responsibilities of Board Members

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