Ms. Anna Maria Magnifico has been a board director of Cancer Care Manitoba since 2012 and is the chair of the Quality and Patient Safety Committee. Her leadership, management and governance skills in the public and not-for-profit sectors are recognized in the Canadian Directory of Women in the Lead. She has worked at all levels in Canadian government, both at home and abroad, with her most recent post in intergovernmental relations to enforce the obligations of a Canadian accord on interprovincial trade. Ms. Magnifico is currently a senior advisor in public and international affairs. She has worked on behalf of companies in the agri-food and life science sectors and contributes to agri-food research in health and medicine. She is an experienced director and serves on a number of boards such as Red River Cooperative Ltd, Safety Services Manitoba and the Manitoba Securities Commission. She is also a Public Representative on the Discipline Committee of the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba. Ms. Magnifico was nominated by CancerCare Manitoba.