Phyllis Pettit Nassi, MSW, manager of special populations at Huntsman Cancer Institute, is enrolled in the Otoe-Missouria Tribe and a member of the Cherokee Nation. She has traveled extensively throughout the western United States and Alaska to help educate American Indians, Alaska Natives, African Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Hispanics about cancer prevention and treatment. She is also a graduate student at the University of Utah, College of Social Work, pursuing a PhD.
- Member, American Association of Cancer Educators
- Advocate, American Association for Cancer Research, Scientist-Survivor Program
- Member, American College of Surgeons Oncology Group, Patient Advocacy Committee; Peer Review and Prioritization Committee
- Advisory board member, Cancer Information and Support Network
- Advisory board member, College/Graduate Horizons
- Member, Consumer Advocates in Research and Related Activities
- Member, Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute , Director's Consumer Liaison Group
- Co-Chair Southwest region, Intercultural Cancer Council
- Member, National Children's Study, National Steering Committee; Community and Participant Representative Team
- Member, Susan G. Komen for the Cure American Indian Alaska Native National Advisory Council
Lynne Hall, MSW, is the administrative program coordinator for the Native American Outreach Program. Lynne is enrolled in the Klamath Tribes and a descendent of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Lynne travels throughout the Intermountain West attending health fairs, conferences, and powwows to educate American Indians/Alaska Natives about cancer and the importance of early detection. She is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research.