The PACT Steering Committee, comprised of a collaborative team of senior stakeholders from across the cancer clinical trial continuum, led by Colorectal Cancer Canada, came together to define the vision, mission and key goals for PACT.


Stephanie Michaud President & CEO, BioCanRx

Stéphanie Michaud

President & CEO

Martine Elias, Executive Director, Myeloma Canada

Martine Elias

Executive Director
Myeloma Canada

Judy Needham, Chair of the Patient Representatives Committee, Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG)

Judy Needham

Chair of the Patient Representatives Committee
Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG)

Stephen Sundquist, Executive Director, Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network (3CTN)

Stephen Sundquist

Executive Director
Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Network (3CTN)

Dominique Johnson, Managing Director, Groupe McPeak-Sirois de recherche clinique em cancer du sein

Dominique Johnson

Managing Director
Groupe McPeak-Sirois de recherche clinique eN cancer du sein

Sabrina Hanna

Sabrina Hanna

Chief Innovation Officer
The Cancer Collaborative

Vatche Bartekian, President, Vantage BioTrials

Vatche Bartekian

Vantage BioTrials

Sarita Benchimol

Sarita Benchimol

Chairman of the PACT Steering Committee

Barry Stein

Barry D. Stein

President & CEO
Colorectal Cancer Canada


PACT oversight, governance and continuous improvement

Create overarching “business plan” and endpoints

Promote and elevate the PACT Initiative

Foster Collaborations – convenor of key stakeholders

Ecosystem Collaborative:

Includes parties with concerns or interests in an organization, endeavor, or initiative. 

Stakeholders include but are not limited to:

  • Governmental institutions and agencies
  • Medical Researchers
  • Patients/Patient Groups
  • Research sponsors
  • Clinical Research Networks
  • Clinicians
  • Academics
  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech Companies
  • Regulatory bodies (internal/external)

A special Thank You to Colorectal Cancer Canada (CCC) for its involvement. 

Colorectal Cancer Canada is the nation’s not for profit colorectal cancer patient organization dedicated to colorectal cancer awareness and education, supporting patients and their caregivers and advocating on their behalf.