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:
Vice President - Administration & Northern Alberta
President - Research & Education
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.