Directors

Directors


The Sickle Cell Foundation of Alberta Board of Directors are dedicated volunteers serving the sickle cell community. The Board meets once per month to plan events, understand current issues facing members, oversee finances, and strategize on organizational growth. Our current directors are:

Our Directors


Dr. John Akabutu

Chair

Dr. Jean Walrond PhD

President & Chief Operations - Research & Education

Dr. Robert Turner

Brand Ambassador

Hannah Eche-Ameh

Secretary

Glenn Stewart

Treasurer

Felix Ikokwu

Admin Assistant

Michelle Paterson Nipp

Past President

Abisola Ojikutu

Director

Dr. Carlyle Ross

Director--Auditor

 

Did you know?

Extremely cold weather can trigger a pain crisis in a child. Even when bundled up in a snowsuit, the shift in temperature may be enough to cause red blood cells to begin sickling in just a few minutes of outdoor play.