Board of Directors

Jennifer Landes, RN

Jen Landes, RN, Chair

With over two decades of experience in oncology care and leadership, Jen is a resource for the oncology community and strives to advance oncology supportive services for patients, their families, and care providers. She holds a Master’s in Healthcare Administration and a Bachelor’s in the Science of Nursing. Jen lives in Los Gatos with her husband Brett and their Cavapoo, Baxter. In her free time, Jen adores time with her niece and nephew, enjoys entertaining at her home, and traveling with her husband.

Karyn Cilker

Karyn Cilker, Vice Chair

Karyn’s professional and volunteer experiences encompass nonprofits and foundations, fitness, fundraising, and events. She joined Cancer CAREpoint’s Board in 2009 after working with a local community foundation for many years. At Cancer CAREpoint, Karyn is dedicated to guiding an organization that provides personalized services for patients and their families. She’s held board member or chair roles with the Association of Fundraising Professionals Silicon Valley Chapter, the William H. Cilker Family Foundation, and the Cilker Family Council. A lifelong San Jose resident, she graduated from Santa Clara University.

Harry Fong

Harry Fong, Treasurer

Harry was the Associate VP for Finance at Santa Clara University until his retirement in 2018. He earned a BBA from Texas A & M University and an MBA from the University of Houston. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. Harry served on the Board of Mission City Community Fund. He serves as an evaluator for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. His involvement with Cancer CAREpoint started with the Caregivers Support Group and the Grief Support Group. Harry enjoys spending time with family, including his four grandchildren.

Sandi Frazer

Sandi Frazer, Secretary

As a founding member of Cancer CAREpoint, Sandi has been involved since its inception. She studied social work at San Jose State University and has been active for more than 30 years in nonprofit programs. Sandi became aware of the need for cancer support services having cared for family members through their own cancer journeys. She is a heartfelt supporter of Cancer CAREpoint and its programs and has enjoyed chairing our annual Garden Party since 2017. Sandi, and her husband Jack, are long-time residents of San Jose where they raised three children.

Zakiya Norton

Zakiya Norton, Member at Large

Zakiya J. Norton is the co-founder and partner of the estate planning law firm Norton Basu LLP. She feels strongly about giving back to her community through providing pro-bono hours for Bay Area Legal Aid, the Queen’s Bench Bar Association, and participating as a scoring attorney for the Santa Clara County Mock Trial Competition for local high-school students throughout Santa Clara County. Her passion for Cancer CAREpoint stems from supporting close family and friends bravely fighting their battles with cancer.

Theresa Bumb

Theresa Bumb

A Bay Area native and Stanford alumna, Theresa has long been a champion of literacy and an education advocate in her community. Before joining the Cancer CAREpoint board, she volunteered as both a tutor and ESL mentor, while also serving as a San Jose Public Library Foundation board member. Currently, she focuses on methods and programs that expand Cancer CAREpoint’s services and outreach to neighboring underserved communities. Theresa has been passionate about introducing these integral programs such as the Wig Bank to low-income and non-English speaking clients.

Tracy Cook

Tracy Cook

Tracy is a certified public accountant with over twenty years of experience working at bay area CPA firms. Since 2016 she has owned and operated a small CPA firm in Campbell with a focus on estates and trust tax and accounting. As a two-time cancer survivor, Tracy is driven to provide information and assistance to cancer patients to help them maneuver throughout their cancer experience. Cancer Carepoint allows Tracy to use the financial knowledge she has gained over her career, and her passion for helping those who have experienced a cancer diagnosis, their caregivers, and their families to navigate challenging times. In her personal time, Tracy enjoys camping with her husband, son and friends, traveling to different national parks and watching the Golden State Warriors and San Francisco 49ers.

Corrine Fabie

Corrine Fabie

Corrine Fabie is a First Vice President and Certified Private Wealth Advisor® with Morgan Stanley in Los Gatos. In addition to her professional career as a Certified Financial Planner® Professional, she has been extremely active as a volunteer in the nonprofit community especially with the Junior League of San Jose where she is a Past President. She also served on the Community Advisory Board of Good Karma Bikes and is a Past Director of the Farrington Historical Foundation.

Noelle Henderson, Vice Chair

Noelle Henderson 

Noelle is a member of the founding family of the Samaritan Medical Center and chairs the family foundation, a donor-directed fund with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. She is a founder of Cancer CAREpoint. She has served in leadership capacities in local PTAs, education foundations, and School Site Councils. Noelle’s contributions to Cancer CAREpoint are varied, and include a leadership role in the capital campaign as well as spearheading remodeling plans for the expansion of the Resource Center.

Susan Shyu Pinkel, LLB, LLM

Susan Shyu Pinkel, LLB, LLM

A native of Australia, Susan re-located to California with her husband and three sons in 2013, having spent over twenty years in Asia, including Hong Kong, Shanghai, Taipei and Seoul. Susan practiced law for much of that time, specializing in Chinese law, mergers and acquisitions and public listings for Baker & Mckenzie and London-based Freshfields Bruckhaus and Deringer. She has a law degree from Queensland University of Technology and a masters degree in Chinese law from the University of Hong Kong. She is admitted to practice in Australia, the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. Susan is also a breast cancer survivor. Since moving to Los Gatos, Susan has been involved with her sons’ school’s financial aid fundraising as well as co-chairing various school events.

Jan Willoughby

Jan Willoughby

Jan, a retired Los Gatos HIgh School teacher and Activities Director, is a past School Board member, Past President of  Summit League, past Chair of American Cancer Society Board of Silicon Valley, and has been active in many community organizations. She became an activist in cancer after many of her family members and friends were diagnosed with the disease. As an advocate for cancer patients, she learned about the devastating effect of this disease on patients, families, and caregivers. Jan welcomed the opportunity to become a Founding Board member of Cancer CARepoint, knowing she could impact families in our community.

Gay Crawford, Founding President

Gay Crawford, Founding President

Gay has almost 50 years of experience working in the cancer space. She is co-founder of Cancer CAREpoint and Hospice of the Valley and founder of American Cancer Society’s Courageous Kids Day and California’s Cancer Registry. Gay is the recipient of multiple awards, including the prestigious Ellen L. Stovall National Award for Innovation in Patient-Centered Cancer Care and an Honorary Life Member of ACS.  She is also a Member Emeritus of Stanford’s Patient and Family Advisory Council and an active member of the Rotary Club of San Jose.

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