Improving Quality of Life

Operational Staff

 

Sabrina Feenstra

Receptionist

Raised on the family farm, Sabrina’s friendly smile has been greeting people all her life.  After receiving her diploma as a Legal Assistant and her license in Cosmetology she went on to combine her education with a diverse 17 year career in the Wellness Industry.   As a former Assistant Manager and Front Desk Manager she is skilled in many facets from administrative tasks to inventory management, scheduling and customer service.  She now brings her unique brand of high-energy to our front desk. Sabrina enjoys working at the OICC and assisting people in their time of need by providing a positive attitude and warm smile. 

 

Sarah Young, MA, Dip., ST

Programs and Outreach Coordinator

Sarah

As Outreach and Program Coordinator for the OICC, Sarah develops and maintains partnerships with cancer stakeholders, works alongside OICC therapists to create dynamic programming for people living with cancer, and liases with patients to help educate and enrich their lives. Sarah's passion is rooted in deep ecology, spiritual grounding, and working with multiple modalities to achieve health and healing. Fundraising is fast becoming part of Sarah’s job description as the need to fund these innovative programs increases. 


Heidi Vincent, MBA

Marketing, Communications and Public Relations

HeidiHeidi has 25 years of experience managing and directing corporate marketing, communications and investor relations, for technology companies and not-for-profit organizations. She has worked for Newbridge Networks, JetForm, MOSAID Technologies, and Protus, as well as the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and Scouts Canada. In 2003, Heidi was named one of the Top 50 People in the Capital by Ottawa Life Magazine for her contribution to motivational children’s literature.  In 2011, she graduated from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition with the designation of Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN) which led her to a healthcare communications role with the OICC. She is an active member in the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network. Heidi is passionate about using her extensive business and not-for-profit communications experience to broaden awareness of whole-person, complementary cancer care, and to help grow the OICC so that more and more patients can benefit from this care.



Linda Rose

Administrative Assistant

Linda Rose has many years’ experience working in the administrative field in both the public and private sector, ranging a wide spectrum of different industries such as: provincial and municipal government sector, information technology sector, and not-for-profit sector.  She is experienced at coordinating meetings, handling sensitive and confidential information, and effectively organizing small- and large-scale events and conferences. In each of her past positions Linda has worked on fund raising and charitable initiatives. Linda is pleased to be part of the OICC team. 
 

 

 


Voices of Support

“For far too long, disciplines have worked in isolation without communication and our patients have often felt caught between differing therapeutic philosophies, often to their detriment. This is a wonderful initiative. An integrative program will help provide a much needed bridge.”

Shailendra Verma, MD, FRCPC, FACP (chair)
Medical Oncologist, The Ottawa Hospital 


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