UPDATED ON: Monday, January 07, 2013
Canadian Cancer Society:
President and CEO
From The Globe and Mail
Marc Généreux, Chair, Canadian Cancer Society Board of Directors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela Fralick as President and CEO of the Society.
Fralick comes to the Society with a wealth of leadership experience in the healthcare sector. Since 2008, she has been President and CEO of the Canadian Healthcare Association (CHA), a federation of provincial and territorial hospitals and health organizations.
Before joining the CHA, Fralick was CEO at the Canadian Physiotherapy Association for almost seven years. Prior to this, she held executive positions with the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and Health Canada’s Alcohol and Other Drugs Unit. She has been a senior volunteer with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research, Triathlon Canada and the International Triathlon Union. She is also on the board of Outward Bound Canada, and is chair of the Canada Dance Festival.
Fralick takes over from Anne Vézina, who has been acting president and CEO of the Society since Peter Goodhand stepped down in mid-2012.
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer.