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    Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Saskatchewan! Healthy people. A healthy province.

Chair: Ron Waschuk
Contact: Scott Livingstone, CEO

Address:
SCA Head Office
#204 - 3775 Pasqua Street
Regina, S4S 6W8

Phone: (306) 791-2145
Fax: (306) 584-2733

Website: http://www.saskcancer.ca/

Mandate

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency (SCA) is responsible for the planning, organization, delivery and evaluation of cancer care and related health services throughout the province.  In carrying out its responsibilities the agency shall:

  • Assess the cancer care and health care needs of the persons to whom the agency provides cancer care services;
  • Co-ordinate the cancer care services it provides with health services, provided by regional health authorities and other providers of health services;
  • Evaluate the cancer care services that are provided in Saskatchewan;
  • Establish provincial protocols and standards for cancer care services;
  • Educate health care providers in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment of persons at risk of cancer or diagnosed with cancer; and
  • Promote and encourage health and wellness.

The Board

Composition

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency has a governing board of up to 12 members appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council, who also designates the chair and vice-chair.

Name

 Position

By
Order: 

Occupation 

 Location

Ronald Waschuk

Chair

 07-02-13

Retired Pharmacist

Waskesiu Lake

Howard E. Crofts  Vice Chair  07-02-13 Accountant  Regina 
Zeba Ahmed Member     Saskatoon

Douglas Finnie

Member

 07-02-13

Retired Business Manager

Saskatoon

Marlene Lumberjack

Member

 07-02-13

President/CEO, Mining Company

Saskatoon

Velma Night  Member   07-02-13 First Nation Chief Cochin 
Don Ravis Member     Saskatoon
Dr. Walter Streelasky  Member   07-02-13 President, Credit Union Melville
All appointments expire February 7, 2016.

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What's Involved?

Members of the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency should be prepared to meet regularly, usually once per month. The Cancer Agency may also strike subcommittees on particular issues and members should be prepared to participate.

Related Links

The appointment of regional health authority and Cancer Agency board members, eligibility, expectations and remuneration.



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