Our Staff

The staff here at Cancer Support Community Rochester is not just comprised of hard-working individuals, but it is full of passionate people who love what they do and why they do it. Working at Cancer Support Community Rochester requires a special kind of person, who is both ambitious and compassionate. All of our staff members enjoy the work they do, and strive to make a difference in our community.

Melinda A. Merante
Melinda A. MeranteCEO
Carin Adams
Carin AdamsDirector of Program Operations and Outreach
Don Armstrong
Don ArmstrongDirector of Community Outreach & Engagement
Rod Christian
Rod ChristianDirector of Individual Giving and Partnerships
Angela Gonnella
Angela GonnellaDirector of Clinical and Support Services
Mary Ellen Smith
Mary Ellen SmithDirector of Communications & Events
  • mesmith@cscrochester.org

  • 585-423-9700 x303

Barb Wooden
Barb WoodenAdministrative Coordinator