2017 Board of Directors

The American Cancer Society, Inc. Board of Directors is composed of five officers and 16 directors. Directors are elected for a two-year term. The all-volunteer board is responsible for setting policy, establishing long-term goals, monitoring general operations, and approving the organizational outcomes and allocation of resources.


Arnold M. Baskies, MD, FACS — Chair
Kevin J. Cullen, MD — Vice Chair 
Lewis E. Foxhall, MD — Board Scientific Officer
John Alfonso, CPA, CGMA — Secretary/Treasurer
Scarlott K. Mueller, MPH, RN — Immediate Past Chair 


F. Daniel Armstrong, PhD                                                                   
Patricia J. Crome, RN, MN, NE-BC, FACMPE                          
Leeann Chau Dang, MS                                                                      
Carmen E. Guerra, MD, MSCE, FACP                                     
John W. Hamilton, DDS                                                                       
Daniel P. Heist, CPA                                                                
Susan D. Henry, LCSW                                                            
Carol Jackson                                                                          
Gareth T. Joyce                                                                                   
Jeffrey L. Kean                                                                        
Amit Kumar, PhD                                                                                
Jorge Luis Lopez, Esq.                                                             
Brian A. Marlow, CFA                                                             
Joseph M. Naylor                                                                                
William D. Novelli                                                                               
Gregory L. Pemberton, Esq.