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CBMTG Election 2018: Secretary

Vote for the CBMTG Secretary
(Volunteer, Board position)

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The election closes at noon, Friday, April 27, 2018.

Position Description 

The CBMTG executive committee is inviting all CBMTG members to vote for the position of Secretary.  

The Secretary shall serve as a member of the Board of Directors, as a member of the Executive Committee. The Secretary shall be responsible for ensuring that permanent records of the meetings and transactions of the Board of Directors, the Executive Committee and the Society are kept, including any reports that may be required under applicable federal, provincial, or local law. The Secretary shall also perform all other duties incident to the Office of Secretary.


Nicole Prokopishyn, PhD 
Dr. Prokopishyn has been involved in service to the BMT community for more than a decade. As director of the Cellular Therapy Laboratory at the University of Calgary she has overseen the transition of the lab into new space and future proofed the facility in order to provide state-of-the-art cellular therapy. She has been an active participant in studies of mesenchymal stromal cells and gene-modified stem cells for inborn errors of metabolism. She is also a member of the Cellular Therapy Accreditation Committee and the Cellular Therapy Processing Facility Standards Committee of the Foundation for Accreditation of Cellular Therapy and is a FACT inspector. Dr. Prokopishyn has served on several committees within the CBMTG, including the Laboratory Committee and the Planning Committee for the 2017 CBMTG Themed Meeting in Calgary, Alberta. 

Charlene Downey, MN, NP(Adult), RN, CON (c)
Charlene Downey is a Nurse Practitioner in Hematology with Eastern Health at the Health Science Center in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Her clinical work currently focuses on malignant hematology, autologus and allogeneic stem cell transplants. Her career has seen her as a staff nurse on the Hematology/Oncology inpatient unit, clinical educator, and clinical instructor with Memorial University. Charlene completed her Bachelor of Nursing at Memorial in 1997, and her MN from Memorial in 2006 with a clinical focus, obtaining her Nurse Practitioner – Adult Acute Care credential. Charlene holds the position of a Professional Associate with Memorial University.  Her areas of interested are in the treatment of Graft vs Host Disease, Cancer Survivorship, Lymphoma, and advancing nursing roles and knowledge in Hematology/Oncology. She is a member of CANO and CBMTG.

To Vote

Please note that you must be an active 2018 CBMTG member to vote.

The election closes at noon, Friday, April 27, 2018.


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