Cancer Care Centre is governed by a Constitution, registered under the Associations Incorporation Act 1985, and a Board of Management. The Constitution includes the Objectives of the Centre.
His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AO, Governor of South Australia is the Centre’s Principal Patron.
The Board of Management
The Centre is governed by a volunteer Board of Management. Each Board Member holds a portfolio of responsibility. Members consist of business identities, allied health practitioners and social workers.
The Board meets monthly on Friday mornings.
Board Members are:
The former owner/director of an engineering company, Mr Budenberg offers a range of skills in business administration and corporate governance. As Chairman Mr Budenberg maintains the integrity of Cancer Care Centre’s overall management and governance responsibilities.
Mr Brian Murphy BSc Dip Ed MAICD, Director World Learn Pty Ltd has considerable experience in running large and small business, with considerable IT Corporate experience, identifying Corporate Development, Strategy, Design and Organisation Change along with an extensive educational background including State Manger Business Services for TAFE SA. As Treasurer Mr Murphy maintains the integrity of the Centre’s financial position and adherence to Governance requirements under appropriate acts and regulations.
Mrs Alexandra May is the Deputy Chief Of Staff to the Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall. and has an extensive background in communications, project management, marketing, and strategic planning. She also has experience in policy development and stakeholder engagement. She is passionate about the not-for-profit sector and in particular supporting individuals and families affected by cancer. She assists the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and has a long history of supporting charitable organisations in South Australia.
Ms Ann-Marie Halligan
Ms Anne-Marie Halligan BA, DipRM, OM therapist comes to the Board with over 30 years experience as a Registered Nurse in a variety of settings. In recent years she trained as a Remedial Massage Therapist and subsequently specialised in Oncology Massage. She is State Coordinator for SA and WA with Oncology Massage Ltd and is dedicated to making Oncology Massage standard care in the treatment of those diagnosed with cancer. Anne-Marie is a volunteer therapist at the Cancer Care Centre and her experience will contribute to the ongoing development of therapies and the maintenance of high quality care at the centre.
Ms Susan Ross
Ms Susan Ross is the Director of the Eastwood Community Centre, prior to this she was the CEO for the WEA of SA the largest adult learning provider in South Australia. Sue has a background in adult education and language, literacy and numeracy. Sue previously worked for State and local government sector with a focus on policy, building of community based neighbourhood houses; distribution of government funds, national representation and advocacy for adult community education. Sue is a firm believer in lifelong and life wide learning for all adults and endorses learning as a means of improving health, engaging in community reducing social isolation and as a means to developing active citizens.
Ms Zeena Anthony-Qureshi
Ms Zeena Anthony-Qureshi has practised as a solicitor for 12 years, having specialised in Estate Planning and Estate Administration law for most of her career. She is a keen advocate in assisting not-for-profit organisations and does so both personally and professionally. Zeena is well versed in dealing with clients affected by cancer which, coupled with her legal background, makes her a valuable member of our corporate governance team.
Mrs Calandra Scott
Calandra Scott is the Manager here at the Cancer Care Centre and an ex officio member of the Board. Calandra has 17 years experience in business management and a personal interest in complementary therapies. A volunteer herself she is involved with Fauna Rescue and phone support for Family Drug Support Australia. Her qualifications include Cert IV in Small Business Management, Cert IV Workplace Assessment and Training, Advanced MYOB training, Remedial Massage, Reiki, Transactional Analysis 101 and currently Calandra is enjoying studying Psychology at the University of Adelaide.