Lymphedema Association of Manitoba Board of Directors

The Lymphedema Association of Manitoba 2020 Board of Directors:

Left to right: Isabelle Thorvardson, Ace Zhao, Susan Stratford, Claire Ann Deighton-Lamy, Linda Menzies, Ron Wersch and Cherida Olson

What We Do

Support for those affected with or at risk of primary or secondary lymphedema

The Lymphedema Association of Manitoba (LAM) is a patient focused, non-profit organization founded in 2011. The LAM is working to create awareness and improve access to quality lymphedema information, resources and services across Manitoba.

We are committed to improving the lives of people living with or who are at risk of developing lymphedema. There is much work to be done!

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Volunteers continue to play an important part in the LAM

Join our team of volunteers. Help us to raise awareness about lymphedema, improve access to quality lymphedema information, resources and services.

The LAM is looking for volunteers with skills and expertise in administration, fundraising, marketing, communications and media outreach.

You donít need to live in Winnipeg to volunteer with the LAM. Many activities, projects and meetings can be done from your home with participation via teleconference and email.

You can get involved in many ways:

  • Join the Board of Directors
  • Support fundraising events
  • Organize your own fundraising or awareness event in your community, home or at work
  • Help at LAM educational events, such as the annual conference

To find out about becoming a volunteer, please contact us.

Lymphedema Awareness Day - March 6th

Bill 209, Lymphedema Awareness Day Act proclaims March 6th as Lymphedema Awareness Day in Manitoba!

We Need Your Support

LAM counts on donations and memberships

The Lymphedema Association of Manitoba (LAM) counts on memberships and donations to continue promoting awareness and education about lymphedema for patients, those at risk of lymphedema and healthcare professionals.

Charitable giving is an important Canadian value and tradition. Every year, Canadians from coast to coast support the causes that matter to them.

We are also part of, where they make it easy to support your favorite charity online.

Professional Resources

LAM thanks the following professional members and businesses for being members

Providing this information does not constitute a recommendation or an endorsement from LAM

Achieve Massage Therapy Diamond Athletic Medical Supplies Inc. Essity - David Van Hellemond Interlake Lymph Clinic - Nancy Rowsell
L&R Can Inc. Lymphedema Therapy Menzies ProCare Pan Am Clinic - Karen Dobbin
Prairie Mountain Health Wanda Guenther    

Consider joining our organization!

The Board would welcome all community-minded individuals interested in joining LAMís efforts but would particularly invite those with communications, media, website or fundraising interest or experience.

Consider joining our organization!

We invite you to learn more about these opportunities. We are interested in broadening the involvement of skilled, engaged individuals to join us as we work together to improve the lives of those living with lymphedema.

You can get involved in many ways:

  • Communications working group
  • Fundraising and public relations working group
  • Professional advisory working group

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Stay Connected

We are continuously working to raise awareness and be a strong supporter for the lymphedema community. Visit our news page or follow us on social media.

LAM AGM 2020

LAM AGM to be held via Zoom on October 29th

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LANA Exam Changes

The LANA exam can now be written from your home.

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