Lesley Morrissey

Lesley Morrissey

Lesley is a graduate of Memorial University’s Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) program. She has been happily employed at Young Adult Cancer Canada since January 2007, first as Program Director, then as Managing Director, and now as Community Engagement Manager. Lesley is responsible for Localife, The Big Cancer Hook-up and our YACCtivist program. Lesley is very proud of the YACC’s work and is looking forward to the future in this very exciting position.

Role Community Engagement Manager

Team member since January 2007

Attended Retreat Yourself 2007-2010, Survivor Conference 2007-2011, 2014

What attracted you to YACC?
The thought of making a difference in someone’s life, and the idea that someday my children would be proud of  what their mommy did everyday.

What was your most memorable experience at YACC?
My first Retreat Yourself in 2007. It completely changed my life to meet all of our survivors face-to-face for the first time.

What do you do when you’re not at YACC?
Spend time with my husband and our children, hiking or camping.

Favourite place in the world?
Anywhere in Italy! Food, wine, culture–what’s not to love!

What are people always surprised to learn about you?
I am a HUGE Coronation Street fan!

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