Board and Council Responsibilities

Board of Trustees

  • Sherry Weinstein, Chairman of the Board
    Major commitment of either cash or in-kind support

Executive Committee/Board of Directors

  • Sherry Weinstein, Chairman of the Executive Committee
    Operations, Accountibility and Board Governance; each member of the Executive Committee has a track record of having raised substantial cash or in-kind contributions to ICAN

National Board of Advisors

  • Joan Weil, Chairman
  • Friends of ICAN
    Raymond C. Adler III, Chairman
  • Arizona Advisory Council
    George Seitts, Honorary Chairman
    William Gumbert, Honorary Chairman
    Cathy Dalzell, Chairman, Advisory Council
    • Special Events Support
    • Lobbying and Legislative support

Physicians Advisory Council

  • Robert H. Tamis, M.D., Chairman
  • Remission CoachSM Search Engine and Personalized Cancer Case Management Programs
  • Clinical Trials Enrollment Issues
  • Expanded Access Programs and Single Patient Investigational New Drug Applications for Emergency Use
  • Physician-Patient Communication Issues
  • Palliative Care Issues
  • Reimbursement, Managed Markets, and Healthcare Reform Issues
  • Lobbying and Legislation affecting Patient Care/Oncology Issues
  • Current Issues in Cancer Treatment
  • Special Projects in the Area of each Council Member
  • Email Communications with ICAN Program Services Staff in Professional Areas
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credits for Special Events/Educational Activities

Friends of ICAN/Support groups in Arizona/California/Colorado/New Mexico/Utah/Florida

  • Special Events, Special Projects, Legislative and Lobbying Support, and Community Outreach

Nurses Advisory Council (in formation)

  • Clinical Trials Enrollment Issues
  • Nurse-Patient Communication Issues
  • Palliative Care Issues
  • Reimbursement, Managed Markets, and Healthcare Reform Issues
  • Lobbying and Legislation affecting Patient Care/Oncology Nurses Issues
  • Current Issues in Cancer Treatment
  • General Research Support
  • Special Projects in the Area of each Council Member
  • Email Communications with ICAN Program Services Staff in Professional Areas
  • Continuing Education Credits for Special Events/Educational Activities

Patients Council

  • Uri Harel, Chairman
    ICAN Memorial/Tribute Programs; outreach work with ICAN patients worldwide

Pharmaceutical Advisory Council (in formation)

Scientific Advisory Council

  • G. Robert Pettit, Ph.D., Chairman
    • Issues relating to the National Cancer Institute’s intramural and extramural drug discovery programs
    • Issues affecting anticancer drug discovery and cancer researchers: organic/medicinal chemists, synthetic organic chemists, natural products chemists

ICAN is currently recruiting for:

  • Pharmaceutical Advisory Council
  • Biotech Advisory Council
  • Biomarkers Council
  • International Physicians Advisory Council
  • Medicinal Chemistry Council
  • Molecular Biology Council
  • Nurses Advisory Council
  • Patients Council
  • Attorneys Council (to handle insurance disputes and employment termination cases for cancer cases)
  • Planned Giving Council
  • Naming Opportunities Council

If you are interested in serving as a volunteer on one of the above councils, please email us with your interest, qualifications, and experience. Please attach your CV. We appreciate your interest and will respond to you as soon as possible.



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