Leadership Team

Executive Team
Michael Burns, President and Chief Executive Officer

Michael Burns brings his diverse background and skills, along with his passion of giving to the community, to his role as President & CEO of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. He joined the organization at the beginning of 2018.

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Meaghan Stovel McKnight, Chief Operating Officer

Meaghan Stovel McKnight has recently joined The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation after an 18-year-long career in the private and not-for-profit sectors.

With experience in strategy formulation, operational excellence, technology implementation and P&L management, Meaghan is passionate about delivering impact in large, mission-driven fundraising organizations that enable exceptional research and healthcare

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Vice Presidents
Miin Alikhan, Vice President, Donor Impact & Accountability

Miin Alikhan brings more than 15 years of experience leading large-scale, complex and results-driven change, while building high-performing teams in healthcare and government.

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John Anzin, Vice President, Finance

John Anzin is a seasoned financial professional with significant technology, education and not-for-profit experience, and a proven track record in all aspects of accounting, finance, treasury, mergers and acquisitions, and project management. 

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Eric Graage, Vice-President, Major Gifts

Eric Graage brings more than 24 years of high-level experience in fundraising to The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.

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Alyssa Huggins, Vice President, Brand & Integrated Marketing

Alyssa Huggins brings more than 20 years of deep experience in brand and integrated marketing to The Princess Margaret. Most recently, she was Vice President of Marketing for Pizza Pizza, where she headed up marketing for more than 750 restaurants and two brands across Canada.

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Steve Merker, Vice President, Corporate & Community Partnerships

Steve Merker leads one of the largest and most successful cycling events in Canada, Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer. The event has attracted thousands of people over the last decade. In 2017, it celebrated its 10th anniversary with over 5,000 riders cycling over 200km, over two days, from Toronto to Niagara and back.

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Ramona Oss, Vice President, Lotteries

Ramona joined the Foundation in 2014 as Director of the Ride to Conquer Cancer. She has been proud to support the largest peer-to-peer fundraising event in Canada, one that has raised over $194 million for cancer research since its inception with a record-breaking $20.5 million raised in 2017. In 2018 Ramona took on an exciting new challenge, within the Princess Margaret Home Lottery program and looks forward to continuing to deliver on our vision to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime.

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Tim Rochon, Vice President, Information Technology and Business Intelligence

Tim Rochon, who is also the Foundation's Chief Privacy Officer, brings more than 25 years of technology and analytics leadership to The Foundation, and has broad experience in technology strategy, IT service delivery, and analytics.

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