Special Thanks: Spring 2015

thank you photoWe could not do this work without the support of so many members and volunteers. A huge thank you to:

  • Lori Baralt, Assistant Professor Department of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at California State University, Long Beach and BCAction board member and AnneMarie Ciccarella, BCAction member, patient advocate and blogger at CHEMOBRAIN…In the Fog  for their outstanding presentations on our December webinar, “Please, Stop Staring At My Breasts!” The Sexualization of Breast Cancer
  • Heather Buren, Lieutenant and Paramedic in the San Francisco Fire Department and United Fire Service Women (UFSW) President; Connie Engel, Science & Education Manager at the Breast Cancer Fund and; Rachel Morello-Frosh, Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health and Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, and Principal Investigator on the Women’s Firefighters Biomonitoring Collaborative Study for their informative and engaging presentations on our February webinar, Female Firefighters and Breast Cancer Risk
  • Michelle Garcia, Community Leader, for representing BCAction at the 14th Annual Allison Taylor Holbrooks/Barbara Jo Johnson Breast Cancer Conference on March 7, 2015
  • Marie Garlock, Community Leader, for volunteering to representing BCAction at the 36th Annual Minority Health Conference which unfortunately was cancelled due to bad weather.
  • Franchesca Hernandez, for her help with mailing “Cancer Sucks” buttons to our members.
  • Alan Kleinschmidt and the SF Choral Society for complimentary tickets for our Board of Directors, staff and volunteers to their amazing performances.
  • Sara Brandon, for her continued administrative support.
  • Sheila Kitts, for continuing to do beautiful pro bono graphic design work for us while remaining patient and cheerful amid our flurry of requests for assistance.
  • Sarah Rocklin for her ongoing support in the development department.



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