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

Honorary 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?

The only known cure for Sickle Cell Disease is a stem cell transplant (or bone marrow transplant). Due to the difficulty in finding an identical match and the significant risks involved in this procedure, including life-threatening complications, it is rarely an option for sickle cell patients.