Driven by our mission and vision, NOCC leadership team guides the organization, and strategizes and develops programing that keeps our efforts on track.
An industry veteran and champion of women’s health, she brings over two decades of expertise in a large-scale nonprofit environment, including organizational structure and development to her role. She was previously with Susan G. Komen as the National Director of their legacy event, Race for the Cure® where she led a team of professionals in developing growth strategies for volunteer development and revenue generation for the organization’s 100 plus Affiliates around the globe.
Melissa’s personal passion and vision for the organization are to create a future where all women are knowledgeable about ovarian cancer and feel empowered to advocate for their health so that outcomes improve, and lives are saved.
With over 25 years in Oncology and 20 years of leadership experience in Oncology . Bonnie has previously served as Assistant Vice President of Oncology Services for MD Anderson Cooper as well as Senior Advisor for Cancer Care. She also worked for Fox Chase Cancer Center as a Sr. Project Manager for the Partners Network and then as Administrative Director of the first Women's Cancer Center. Prior to those roles, she worked as a clinical research nurse, nurse navigator and infusion nurse anchoring her love for Oncology, and in particular GYN Oncology. Bonnie received her nursing diploma from Abington School of Nursing, and her bachelor's degree from Immaculata University. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Medical Administrators (FAAMA), and has served on the board in various capacities for the Academy of Oncology Administrators (ACOA).
Bonnie is married to Wayne, and they have two grown children, Beveline and Mark. She also has two dogs, Millie and Bella. She loves to spend time in Ocean City, New Jersey and enjoys being involved in her local church working with children's ministry. She is also a health coach and is committed to helping others on their health journey. Some of her passions include: Tai Chi, decorating, crafting, music, reading, walking, biking, pickleball, and spending time with family and friends.