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National Team

Shelly Redman
Chief Executive Officer
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is accountable for the Society’s overall performance. The CEO works with the Board to develop policies and plans, supervises staff, handles the research file and participates in fundraising.

Alexander Maxan
Director of Research & Strategic Partnerships
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 137,

Doug Woodburn
Director of Corporate Services & CFO 
Leads the Society’s financial process including working with the senior management team to identify and automate reporting, implement necessary changes to our General Ledger that facilitate automated report creation and improve risk management within the Society. The Director works with the team to effectively implement finance initiatives  that will increase process efficiency and reduce costs to the Society.
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 122,

Angèle Bénard
National Director of Family Services 
Oversees the Family Service program and supports the Chapter Development team; works with Family Services  and Chapter Development staff to provide integration of activities and services for our supporters and the families we serve.
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 132,

Rachel Thompson
National Director of Development
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 134,

Tianna O’Reilly
Manager, National Events and Chapter Development

Janice Quirt
Communications Specialist
Provides information to stakeholders about HD and the HSC, manages the Society’s website and email/print bulletin and newsletter programs, as well as media relations and public service announcements.
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 130,

Dorothy Rehberg
Finance Specialist
Responsible for Chapter finances, general accounting, and works with the Director of Finance to maintain the Society’s financial records.
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 131,

Marnie Engel
Volunteer Specialist
Responsible for developing and maintaining the volunteer program for HSC, including establishing tools and resources to support and strengthen recruitment, screening, training and recognition strategies going forward.
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 133,  

Camilla Christophersen
Development Specialist
Responsible for generating strategic prospects and donor relationships, grant writing and reporting, and coordinating the national Amaryllis campaign. Also oversees the HSC donor database.
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 126,

Kelsey Laidlaw
Events Coordinator
Supports leadership volunteers nationwide in establishing, developing and executing fundraising and awareness events of all sizes across Canada.  Main point of contact for National and Provincial fundraisers such as RaceHD, Toronto Sports Getaway Raffle and Holiday Hustle.
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 138, 

DeAnna Butt
Marketing Coordinator
Provides marketing support to the development, chapter development and national events teams, including graphic assets and social media.
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 135,

Christy-Anne Brunke 
Finance Administrator
Provides assistance to the Finance Supervisor for Chapter finances, accounts payable and receivable; and works with the Director of Finance to maintain financial records.
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 123,

Robyn St. Jules
Donations Administrator
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 121,

Pamela Lee
Administrative Assistant
Provides administrative support to the CEO and HSC board of directors.
Toll Free: 1-800-998-7398, ext. 128,

Tanya Greaser
Family Services Educator
Supports the Family Services team.

Click here for a listing of our Family Services Team

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