Our leadership

Leading the way to fulfilling our vision

CAMPFIRE CIRCLE is led by a passionate group of people who are dedicated to giving kids and families affected by childhood cancer the chance to just be kids. We are currently looking to enhance the skills and professional experience of our board, and seek new members from diverse backgrounds with a broad range of qualifications, lived experiences and perspectives, that reflect the community we serve.

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Camper in wheelchair holing stuffed animal with volunteer in front of Med Shed smiling

Camper in Kayak keeping his balance and smiling in the lake by the dock

Camper playing ball hockey in front of cabins at CAMPFIRE CIRCLE Muskoka


Board of Directors

Don McCreesh Chair, Board of Directors

Dr. Sarah Alexander Medical Director

Emily Burnett Board Member

Derek Cardy Board Member
(DCF Capital Partners)

Jennifer Grossklaus Board Member

Lyndsay Hatlelid Board Member
(Brookfield Investment Management)

Susan Huggett Board Member
(Havas Health & You)

Peter Johnston Board Member
(Bentall Kennedy Canada)

John Langhorne, CPA, CA Chair, Audit & Investment

Viki Lazaris Chair, Risk

Kristine McTaggart Vice Chair, Board; Chair, Human Resources
(Shoppers Drug Mart)

Andrea Metrick Chair, Nominations & Governance

Mark Redmond Vice Chair, Board of Directors
(SiriusXM Canada)

Judy Van Clieaf Board Member

Sean Van Leeuwen Board Member

Rodney Yip Board Member
(Ryerson University)

Medical Advisory Committee

Dr. Sarah Alexander Chair & Medical Director

Dr. Beth Cairney
(London Health Science Centre)

Dr. Paul Gibson
(McMaster Children’s Hospital)

Dr. Donna Johnston
(Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario)

Dr. David Malkin

Dr. Stacey Marjerrison
(McMaster Children’s Hospital)

Dr. Michelle Science


Alex Robertson Chief Executive Officer
Ashley Hilkewich Chief Development Officer
Paresa Jensen Chief Programs Officer
Colin Leonard Director, Operations
Peter Weizenbluth Chief Financial Officer