Louise Hanvey was the Project Director for the Advance Care Planning in Canada Project with the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association for seven years, since its inception. As part of her responsibilities she launched the campaign: Speak Up: Start the conversation about end-of-life care. She was the Project Manager for the EPEC-O Canada Project for the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer. Louise also managed the Educating Future Physicians in Palliative and End-of-Life Care Project (EFPPEC) for the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada and the CHPCA. She is an RN with broad clinical experience both in the hospital sector and the community.