Recognition Wall

Recognition Wall 

Approximately 27,000 people volunteer with Cancer Council NSW each year, bringing their enthusiasm and commitment to a range of roles, from fundraising to transporting cancer patients to treatment facilities. We simply could not do what we do without our volunteers.

The Recognition Wall is an opportunity to collaborate and acknowledge the work of colleagues, both volunteers and employees, who demonstrate the values and behaviours of Cancer Council NSW.

June 2018 volunteer recipients

First Name Surname Behaviour/Value Division Nominated by Reason  Region/ Unit
Prue Ghali Commit to our cause and achieve outcomes  Cancer Support Services Laura Gilmour and Lauren McClean Her use of initiative and problem solving skills when working on the ENRICH program  Cancer Support Services
John Hinton Commit to our cause  Community Engagement and Program Delivery Megan Mattingly  Consistently putting patient transport needs first and always being willing to help out and assist Southern
Norma Meijer Focus on stakeholders  Community Engagement and Program Delivery Megan Mattingly  For being fantastic, supportive and understanding with all passengers on our Southern Highlands bus  Southern

May 2018 volunteer recipients

First Name Surname Behaviour/Value Division Nominated by Reason 
Isuri Liyanage Commit to our cause Human Resources Sara Pearce Going over and above her usual volunteer hours to ensure activities for NVW were complete – Thank you!
Georgia Peniston-Bird Collaborate Community Engagement and Program Delivery Danni and Emily Helping pack ABMT kits and assisting in managing corporate volunteers 
Samantha  Crawley Commit to cause, stakeholder engagement Community Engagement and Program Delivery Katherine Welsh Her wonderful work on the Walcha RFL and fabulous engagement with the local community 
April Morrow Collaborate and innovation Cancer Research Nat, Em and Yoon Getting stuck in with the team and providing lots of quick and useful ideas 
Corrine  McElligot Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery Kelly Dinnerville Fantastic achievements as Co-ordinator of the Goldburn RFL Hope Ball
Lily Gubbay Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery Ali B Community Ambassador and MPL Programs 
Christina Caughey Commit to our cause  Community Engagement and Program Delivery Teresa Smith Your commmunity efforts as a member of the RFL Committee in Mudgee for the last 10+ years
Matt Papallo Commit to our cause  Community Engagement and Program Delivery Ali B Stars of the North, Community Ambassador and Community Speaker 
Dilasha Prasad  Collaborate  Community Engagement and Program Delivery Danni and Emily Helping pack ABMT kits and assisting with management of corporate volunteers 
Ayalah  Nesti Commit to our cause  Community Engagement and Program Delivery Lauren Archer Going above and beyond by helping with last minute design changes for RFL Award certificates, thank you!
Bec  Boddan Commit to our cause  Community Engagement and Program Delivery Lauren Archer Going above and beyond by helping the Erina team prepare for STARS – Thank you Bec!
Soojin Jung Achieve outcomes   Will and Helen Processing majority of Tax Appeal donations accurately and efficiently 

April 2018 volunteer recipients

First Name Surname Behaviour/Value Division Nominated by Reason  Region/ Unit
Graeme Knutson Collaborate Community Engagement and Program Delivery Lauren Archer Always being a fantastic help in the Erina office; no task is ever too much trouble! Hunter Central Coast Region
Hannah Jordan Develop self and others Cancer Support Services Laura Muir Taking initiative to help train a new Pro Bono Program volunteer and assisting them to make their first client call  Legal – Woolloomooloo Office
Alan Pottie Commitment to our cause  Community Engagement and Program Delivery Pip Grant and Mel Nixon Dedication across LWAC, prevention and RFL for over a decade! Western NSW Region

March 2018 volunteer recipients

First Name Surname Behaviour/Value Division Nominated by Reason  Region/ Unit
Rhiannon Grazules Commitment to cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery Emma McAuley After welcoming her 2nd child only a couple of weeks ago, Rhiannon has already jumped back on board! Her continuous commitment towards Border RFL is incredible  Western NSW Region
Reuben Cutts Display business acumen and innovation  Fundraising  Mairead Ball Taking the task of reviewing supporter satisfication data from RFL events and applying correlation analysis to the data. Giving us new insights on what supporters value most on the day and what influences the NPS Woolloomooloo Office
Dana Taylor Embracing change, collaboration and achieving outcomes    Kristen Toohey The 2018 Dadirri Yarning Circle   Cancer Support
Garth Howard Collaborate Community Engagement and Program Delivery Brenna Smith Consistent commitment to supporting the Coffs Harbour office team  Northern NSW Region
Ketih Francis  Collaborate    Brenna Smith Always reliable and willing to support out Transport to Treatment service and office   Northern NSW Region
Terry  Liebmann Commitment to cause   Megan 10 years of commitment and dedication to the Highlands community with transport to treatment   Southern NSW Region
Patrick Jakubowski Commitment to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery Shayne Connell Being always ready to help and a great team member in the Hunter Hunter Central Coast Region
Kelly Moylan Focus on stakeholders     Promoting Saving Life 2019 at Lymphoedema Support Group Info Day  
Pauline Chiarelli Focus on stakeholders     Promoting Saving Life 2019 at Lymphoedema Support Group Info Day  
Ashleigh Meikle Display business acumen Community Engagement and Program Delivery Aroha Supporting the changes in our office as we move forward with the Engage system  Hunter Central Coast Region
Hiroko  Fujimoto Responsibility  Community Engagement and Program Delivery Jeny Gautam Stepping up to lead the delivery of advocacy activities at Sydney Relay for Life Metro Sydney Region
Anna Hrynko Commitment to our cause Fundraising  Graham Lugsdin Volunteering to present to the donors and supporters at the annual ‘On Board for a Cause’ luncheon on 01/03/2018 Woolloomooloo Office
Amanda O’Connor Commitment to our cause  Community Engagement and Program Delivery Elissa Mead Being a Jack-of-all-trades events superstar! Hunter Central Coast Region
Mark Phillips Focus on stakeholders Fundraising  Graham Lugsdin Hosting ‘On Board for a Cause’ luncheon and presentation on board Holland American live ‘MS Noordam’ for 200 donors – state and regional  Woolloomooloo Office

February 2018 volunteer recipients

First Name Surname Behaviour/Value Division Nominated by Reason  Region/ Unit
Kevin  York Achieve Outcomes Finance, Strategy and Operations  Annie Miller Always working hard with volunteering every Friday to help everyone.  
Sydney RFL Committee   Achieve outcomes Community Engagement and Program Delivery Rashmi Naran Executing a successful Trivia Night fundraiser (despite a few challenging issues) Metro Sydney Region
Sarah Lukeman Develop self and others Prevention and Advocacy  P & A Team Participating in entertaining role play at Toward 2019  
Nicole Winram Develop self and others Prevention and Advocacy  P & A Team Participating in entertaining role play at Toward 2019  
Roslyn English Develop self and others Prevention and Advocacy  P & A Team Participating in entertaining role play at Toward 2019  
Barbara  Gaudry Collaborate Prevention and Advocacy  P & A Team Participating in entertaining role play at Toward 2019  
Michelle  Carter Develop self and others Community Engagement and Program Delivery Rashmi Naran Representing NSW at the APAC RFL Summit Metro Sydney Region
Leesa  Barnard Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery Shayne Connell Exceptional commitment to the community speakers program and fundraising over summer Hunter Central Coast Region
Caroline Raunjak Develop self and others Prevention and Advocacy  P & A Team Being part of a panel at Toward 2019 workshop  
Sue Russell Collaborate Community Engagement and Program Delivery Leah D Supporting Southern’s Volunteers, connect with accidental counsellors from another region Hunter Central Coast Region
Daniel Kisela Innovate Community Engagement and Program Delivery Lily White Event innovation, leadership, passion and enthusiasm – thinking outside the box for the Wagga Relay for life launch event Western NSW Region
Louise Groves Collaborate Community Engagement and Program Delivery Rashmi Naran Her involvement in planning the Sydney RFL Trivia Night & collaborating with the committee on the night Metro Sydney Region
Victoria Chylek Embrace and lead change Fundraising  Brad Negotiating 3rd party fundraiser public liability insurance  
Amber Reid Develop self and others Prevention and Advocacy  P & A Team Being part of a panel at Toward 2019 workshop  
Keely Bennett Commit to our cause   Ali & Ellen All of your incredible support with our campaign launch  

December 2017 and January 2018 volunteer recipients

First Name Surname Behaviour/Value Division Nominated by Reason  Region/ Unit
Mingdi  Zhang Develop self and others Finance, Strategy and Operations  Zoe Zhu Finance intern program to develop her excel, communication and analysis skills and also training a new volunteer how to reconcile our fundraising income  Finance, Strategy and Operations 
Anne  Blair Achieve outcomes  Community Engagement and Program Delivery Maddy Gough Taking initiative to help pack up CCIS resources during renovations at St George and communicating to new CPC CEPD – Metro Sydney
Michelle Towns Develop self and others Community Engagement and Program Delivery Maddy Gough Creating new procedures for food service at St George Hospital and for communciating to volunteers and supporting new CPC CEPD – Metro Sydney
Denise  Green Develop self and others Community Engagement and Program Delivery Maddy Gough Creating new procedures for food service at St George Hospital and for communciating to volunteers and supporting new CPC CEPD – Metro Sydney
Goulburn Relay for Life Committee   Collaborate and innovate Community Engagement and Program Delivery Kelly Dinnerville Producing the most successful RFL in the 15 years the event has been in operation  CEPD – Southern
Bob  Fitzgerald Collaborate Community Engagement and Program Delivery Warren Hardy Excellent leadership, worked tirelessly, led by example Greater Western Sydney Region
Alison  Todd Focus on stakeholders Community Engagement and Program Delivery Maddy Gough and Jeny Gautam Delivering skin cancer prevention talk at Elouera Surf Awareness Clinic and providing insights and suggestions for the future  CEPD – Metro Sydney
Ashlee Johnson  Develop self and others Cancer Support Services Laura Muir Going above and beyond to achieve goals set for her internship and mentoring new Pro Bono program volunteers CSS – Practical Support
Kerry Mason Achieve outcomes Community Engagement and Program Delivery Ailsa Wadey Total dedication for completing every task with precision and care CEPD – Southern

November 2017 volunteer recipients

Name Cancer Council NSW Behaviour Divison
Lorraine Donne Focus on stakeholders Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Nicole Black Achieve outcomes Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Debbie Rae Achieve outcomes Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Bob Sexty Collaboration Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Neil Campbell Focus on stakeholders Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Luke Strasiotto Collaboration Fundraising
Dawn Boscoe Focus on stakeholders Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Tony Breinl Develop self and others, Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Dom Haylen Achieve outcomes, Embrace and lead change Fundraising
Angelina Xu Collaborate Human Resources
Trevor Brown Responsibility Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Alison Todd Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Yvonne McMaster Collaborate Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Erika Liptai Focus on stakeholders, Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Hornsby Relay Organising Committee Achieve outcomes Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Jackson Attwood Achieve outcomes Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Nancy Li Achieve outcomes Finance, Strategy and Operations
Mingdi Zhnag Achieve outcomes Finance, Strategy and Operations

October 2017 volunteer recipients

Name Cancer Council NSW Behaviour Division
Kathy Pynsent Focus on stakeholders, Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Peter Zaichenko Focus on stakeholders, Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Jennifer Lock Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Judy Heard Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Julie Attwood Achieve outcomes Community Engagement and Program Delivery

September 2017 volunteer recipients

Name Cancer Council NSW Behaviour Division
Adrienne Gorme Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Alison Todd Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Courtney Bower Commit to our cause, Innovate Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Debbie Eldridge Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Jen Winter Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Marie-Claire Cairns Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Marlenn Guihott Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Patrick Jakubowski Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Trevor Brown Achieve Outcomes Community Engagement and Program Delivery

August 2017 volunteer recipients

Name Cancer Council NSW Behaviour Division
Alexandra Harvey Achieve outcomes, Commit to our cause Cancer Support Services
Dana Taylor Commit to our cause Fundraising
Mark Phillips Commit to our cause Office of CEO
Mary Marshall Commit to our cause Fundraising
Neil Bray Commit to our cause Fundraising
Patrick O’Donoghue Commit to our cause Fundraising
Simaranjit Singh Bhalla Display business acumen Cancer Research
Trevor Phelps Achieve outcomes Community Engagement and Program Delivery

July 2017 volunteer recipients

Name Cancer Council NSW Behaviour Division
Ayalah Nesti Collaborate Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Jacqui Frauenfelder Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Grace Ai Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Yolanda Wang Achieve outcomes Finance, Strategy and Operations

May 2017 volunteer recipients

Name Cancer Council NSW Behaviour Division
Diane Cohen Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Julian Bradbrook Commit to our cause Fundraising
Liz Stevens Commit to our cause Fundraising
Luke Strasiotto Achieve Outcomes Corporate Services
Michael McGennan Collaborate  Human Resources
Michelle Zhang Achieve Outcomes, Innovate Corporate Services
Shannen Chia Develop self and others Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Tavishi Arora Display business acumen Community Engagement and Program Delivery

March 2017 volunteer recipients

Name Cancer Council NSW Behaviour Division
Andrew Tsui           Commit to our cause, Achieve Outcomes Cancer Programs
Sue Boswell Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery

January/February 2017 volunteer recipients

Name Cancer Council NSW Behaviour Division
Natalie Chua Achieve Outcomes Human Resources
Peter Sarich Collaborate, Innovate Cancer Research

December 2016 volunteer recipients

Name Cancer Council NSW Behaviour Division
Jason Dearmer Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Iman Luu Commit to our cause Fundraising

November 2016 volunteer recipients

Name Cancer Council NSW Behaviour Division
Kim Vo Commit to our cause Fundraising 
Paul Lee Focus on stakeholders Office of CEO
Sue Ying Focus on stakeholders Office of CEO
Rachel Herring Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery

October 2016 volunteer recipients

 Name Cancer Council NSW Behaviour Division
Julia Dinoto Collaborate Fundraising 
Shimmon Chen Commit to our cause Fundraising 
George Young Commit to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery

September 2016 volunteer recipients

Name Cancer Council NSW behaviour Division
Maria Dewar Develop self and others Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Michael McGennan Focus on stakeholders Human Resources
Tahl Collinson Innovate, Collaborate Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Sumitra Gurjar Commits to our cause Human Resources
Linda Tran Collaborate Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Tricia Carney-Bray Develop self and others Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Kelly Eaton Innovate, Collaborate Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Michelle Segaert Collaborate, Commits to our cause, Display business acumen Office of CEO

August 2016 volunteer recipients

Name Cancer Council NSW behaviour Division 
Jane Bennett Commits to our cause Cancer Research 
Peter Sarich Commits to our cause, Collaborate Cancer Research 
Grace Lee Achieve outcomes Corporate Services
Eleni Kefalas Achieve outcomes Cancer Programs 
Glenda McConaghey Commits to our cause Corporate Services
Graham Knutson Commits to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Warren Wright Commits to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Phuong Phan Commits to our cause, Innovate Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Ken Freeman Commits to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Marjory Freeman Commits to our cause Community Engagement and Program Delivery
Judy Poulton Commits to our cause Corporate Services
Dana Taylor Commits to our cause Office of CEO

 

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