About Us » Meet our Staff

Meet our Staff

About Us » Meet our Staff

Meet our Staff

Sandra Turner March 17

Sandra Turner

Chief Executive Officer

Sandra is responsible to the Board and to the ACT community. Her role is to ensure that Cancer Council ACT fulfils its’ Mission through the successful implementation of the Strategic Plan. This includes leading and working with her team to achieve the objectives of the specific Cancer Council programs.

Caroline Wood

Manager Corporate Services

Caroline ensures Cancer Council ACT meets their requirements in relation to its financial control function including budget development, compiling accurate and comprehensive financial reports including those for funding bodies, the Board and auditors.
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Lisa Meares

Manager Fundraising Events

Lisa is responsible for the strategic management and successful delivery of all national and state fundraising events in the ACT including Relay For Life, Australia's Biggest Morning Tea, Daffodil Day, Pink Ribbon Day and Girls Night In.
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Kate Aigner

Cancer Information Consultant

Kate coordinates the Cancer Information and Supportive Care Service, as well as administering Cancer Council ACT's cancer research grants.

David Wild

SunSmart Services Coordinator

David is responsible for coordinating the National SunSmart Early Childhood and Schools Program in the ACT and supporting local workplaces with sun protection education, resource development, community awareness, social media and media inquiries relating to skin cancer prevention, UV and vitamin D.

Cindy Gibson

Tobacco Action Officer

Cindy coordinates the smoking cessation program through the delivery of quit smoking courses, training for health professionals and counselling sessions for individuals. Cindy also takes an active role in health promotion to encourage people to remain non-smokers.
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Alice Bedlington

Manager Donor Relations

Alice coordinates Cancer Council ACT's fundraising through Direct Mail Appeals, Regular Giving, In Memory Donations, Workplace Giving and Bequests.
Eliza Allen Web

Eliza Allen

Finance Assistant

Eliza is responsible for Cancer Council Accounts Payable and Receivable, and Payroll. 
Sue West Web

Sue West

Program Administrator - Supportive Care and Fundraising

Sue coordinates the wig service, reception duties and supportive care administration.
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Sarah Burgess

Fundraising Events Coordinator

Sarah is responsible for the coordination of national and local fundraising events in the ACT.
Makeila Ellis

Makeila Ellis

Senior Coordinator Fundraising Events

Makeila is responsible for the day-to-day planning and execution of national and local fundraising events in the ACT.