About Us

Our Mission, Our People

Mission Statement

The Cancer Association of Anderson is the only local cancer charity in Anderson County. Our mission is to help reduce the burden of cancer on Anderson County residents battling cancer by providing treatment-related financial assistance, information and referral as well as emotional support.

CAA Board of Directors

Marlene McClain • President
Sarah Shumpert • Vice President
Jackie Freeman • Past-President
Gina Smith • Treasurer
Tina Jury • Secretary

Patty Chapman
Maria Cayelli, MD
Leander Cannick, MD
Dan Cooper
Shirley Davis
Vidal Despradel, MD
John Doster, MD
Diana Ivankovic, PhD
Sheryl McCollum
Sandy Miller
Hiren Nayak
Susan Price
Darlene Reid
Glenn Skawski

Jackie Freeman, Ex-Officio
Ravinder Malik, Ex-Officio
Tom Martin, Ex-Officio
Kathryn Smith, Ex-Officio
Sue Tuten, Ex-Officio

Staff Members

Angela Stringer • Executive Director

Haley Moore • Patient Services Advocate

Kim Fischer • Site Manager

Katie-Beth Irby • Resource Development & Marketing Coordinator

Andria Carpenter • Development Coordinator


Bookkeeping by Argo & Associates, LLP
Heidi Landre & Nicole Clark, Grants
Transportation (Driver), Forrest Stringer
Patient Assistance & Support, Derrick Countryman