Thank you and congratulations to our CEO, Susan Rooney

After 15 years as our CEO, today we farewell Susan Rooney. Susan has been an incredibly passionate, inspiring and dedicated CEO and has helped to mould Cancer Council WA into the organisation it is today.

Susan has been an incredible asset to Cancer Council WA and throughout her 15 years leading the organisation she has taken us from strength to strength. Below, we have highlighted some of our organisations biggest achievements under the careful guidance of Susan.

2002 – Susan Rooney is appointed as our CEO

2004 – The name of our organisation was changed from Cancer Foundation of Western Australia to The Cancer Council Western Australia

2005 – The West Coast Eagles became a major partner of CCWA

2006 – Our Make Smoking History Zita campaign was the most successful anti-smoking campaign in organisations history.

2006 - Enclosed areas became smoke free in WA

2007 – Our Life Now program was introduced for cancer patients and their carers

2009 – The name of our organisation was changed from The Cancer Council Western Australia to Cancer Council Western Australia

2009 –Milroy Lodge was opened, providing accommodation for country cancer patients while they undergo treatment in Perth

2015 – Commercial tanning units were banned as a result of advocacy

2015 – Cancer Council WA offices relocate to 420 Bagot Road, Subiaco

2016 – Our Reconciliation Action Planned was launched

2016 – Our first ever Cancer Council WA Lottery was launched

 

Thank you for your dedication, passion, generosity, knowledge and commitment over the past 15 years, Susan. You are responsible for some of our organisations biggest achievements and you will be greatly missed.

 

 


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