About the Melanoma Canada


Melanoma Canada, formerly Melanoma Network of Canada, was founded in 2009 by Annette Cyr, a patient and three-time survivor of melanoma, in conjunction with support and assistance from Jo Anne Adams, a patient survivor, and Terra Deeth, caregiver to a husband with melanoma.

Melanoma Canada is pleased to introduce our new logo and brand. This new, animated logo is represents more than just words, it highlights, the uniqueness of each melanoma, and showcases some forms it can take (different colours, shapes and sizes).

We launch our new name, new logo, and new brand with a renewed commitment and focus to provide crucial education and prevention programs and support services for our patient and caregiver community. We will continue to unite the voice of the melanoma and skin cancer community advocating for improved access to care and access to improved treatment options. Stay tuned for our new website melanomacanada.ca coming later this fall.

This website is devoted to educational and informational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services. Information provided by the MNC or its volunteers should not be used for diagnosing or treating a skin problem or disease. It is not a substitute for professional care or advice. If you have or suspect you have a skin problem you should consult a dermatologist or other professional healthcare provider.


Melanoma Canada advocates for and supports Canadians living with melanoma and skin cancer with helpful resources, education, psychosocial support services, and more.

  • To support melanoma and skin cancer patients, caregivers and medical professionals through current and coordinated information and services;
  • To educate Canadians on melanoma and skin cancer – prevention, early detection, and treatment options available.
  • To be the united voice of the melanoma and skin cancer community, advocating for early detection, timely diagnosis, and effective treatment options.


Zero melanoma and skin cancer related deaths


Passionate About access to credible information and effective treatment

Supportive For every person affected by melanoma and skin cancer at every stage of the disease

Trusted  as a reliable resource for the public and industry partners

Ethical Standards

At MNC, we believe in operating our charitable organization using best practices of corporate governance and ethical standards. We are committed to organizational growth balanced with fiscal responsibility to ensure funds entrusted to us reach established goals. MNC subscribes to Imagine Canada’s Ethical Code of Fundraising.

Board of Directors


  • Margo Kennedy 2012-2022
  • Logan Crowell 2018-2022
  • Brett Armstrong 2019-2022
  • Mark McLean 2021 – 2022
  • Allison McManus 2018-2022
  • Elaine Yan 2021 – 2022
  • Simon Kent 2015 – 2021
  • Stephanie Campbell 2018-2021
  • Stephanie Frisina 2015-2020
  • Marcel Wieder 2015 – 2021
  • Don Fernald 2015-2019
  • Maura Cowan 2017-2019
  • Christian Schniering 2017-2019
  • Joseph Mele 2017-2019      
  • Steven Lewis 2015-2017
  • George Small 2015-2017 
  • Jonathan Harty 2011-2017
  • Dr. David Goldstein 2011-2017
  • Corey Norman 2011-2017 
  • Robert Trewartha 2012-2016
  • Dr. Anthony Joshua 2009-2016
  • Alexa Cain 2015-2016
  • Cheryl Robinson 2011-2016
  • Dr. Danny Ghazarian 2009-2015
  • Sean Jackson 2009 -2014
  • Dr. Teresa Petrella 2010-2012


For more information on our Board & Committees please contact
Falyn Katz – CEO
Phone 1-877-560-8035, Ext 102