Our Team


Andrea Alexander
Chief Executive Officer

Andrea feels very privileged to be part of this wonderful organisation. The Board are a dedicated group of people, who give so generously of their time and expertise for the cause.

Andrea has been the Executive Officer of the Children’s Leukaemia and Cancer Research Foundation since July 1996. Prior to this she commenced employment at PMH in 1979, working in various departments until she joined the Princess Margaret Children’s Medical Research Foundation as Personal Assistant to the Administrator from 1984-1990.

From 1990-1993 she again worked at PMH & from 1993-1996 worked at various companies & health organisations whilst living in Melbourne. Andrea said that ‘the Foundation staff and volunteers are like one ‘big family’ – it is an honour to know and work alongside them all.’


Wendy Kearns
Executive Officer

Wendy started working with the Children’s Leukaemia and Cancer Research Foundation (Inc.) in 1997 on a part time basis and graduated to full time in 2006.

Prior to this Wendy was employed at the Perth Children’s Hospital, from 1973 to 1989 (full time) and 1989 onwards (casual/relief), in various administrative roles culminating in the position of Cashier/Paymaster. Wendy also has a background working in the music industry.

In Wendy’s words “The CLCRF is a wonderful organisation and I feel proud to be a part of such a dedicated group who continue to contribute to the vital funding of research into childhood cancers. Being the parent of healthy (now adult) children, it also makes me fully appreciate how fortunate our family is.”


Katelyn Lush
Executive Assistant

Katelyn started working full time at the Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation (Inc.) in 2013 however she would regularly help out and volunteer when needed from a young age.

Prior to joining the CLCRF she worked in the Fitness Industry, and thoroughly enjoyed working with people and helping them to achieve their goals. This passion to help people has followed her to the Foundation.

Katelyn enjoys being involved with CLCRF and helping raise awareness of child cancer research.


Kylie Dalton
PR & Marketing Manager

As a Director for Absolute Edge Media Kylie is proud to be offering her services to Children’s Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation (CLCRF).

Kylie has been in PR & Marketing for over 25 years and her role within the Foundation started when she volunteered in 2011 to help create A Flame for Aline – which was a flash mob with donations to CLCRF. Her expertise and enthusiasm for the cause have grown with the Foundation over the last five years.

Kylie’s firm Absolute Edge Media now handles all of CLCRF’s PR, Marketing and events. Through the creation of events such as Dance for A Cure, which is now in it’s third year, the wider community are able to connect and understand the important work that the Foundation does.