Our staff is made up of highly trained professionals dedicated to the cancer registry field. Many C/NET Solutions support staff are Certified Tumor Registrars who are active in state and national registrar organizations. Open communication with our customers is important to us. Because we are a moderately-sized organization, it’s easy for customers to contact our staff directly
by phone or email.
Richard Thompson, MS, joined C/NET Solutions as Director in February 2016 and has worked in a diverse set of fields: public health at the University of North Carolina, environmental protection at the US Evironmental Protection Agency, corporate real estate, and information technology for international retailers.
Richard made a conscious decision to return to the public health sector and join the fight against cancer. He is very happy to be one small part of the effort to make cancer a thing of the past. Richard’s personal interest is to ensure C/NET Solutions constantly innovates our CNExT software, provides excellent customer service, and delivers high quality solutions within expected timelines.
When not at work, Richard’s passion is wilderness hiking and alpine kayaking. Living in northern California provides him numerous opportunities to frequently engage in these activities.
Programming Department Manager
Hubert (“Bert”) Heuer has been with C/NET Solutions for eighteen years and has, in succession, held every programming position available at the company. He has B.S. degrees in both Mathematics and Computer Science from California State University, Hayward.
Before joining C/NET Solutions, Bert spent more than ten years in programming and software engineering working on such diverse systems as construction estimating, compact disk driver software, and medical billing/reimbursment systems. Bert “speaks” a significant number of computer languages including Pascal, C, C++, COBOL, FORTRAN, Basic, PHP, HTML, XML, Java, and ECMAScript.
Although not an actual CTR, Bert has completed the certification training course to gain significant grasp of the registrars’ situation.
Systems Support Manager
Jean Malo Roberts, CTR, has been active in the cancer field since 1996. Her professional experience includes data management in both cancer research and the cancer registry at a Commission on Cancer accredited facility. Jean began her career with C/NET solutions in January 2005.
Jean has been active with cancer registry organizations in Illinois since starting work in the cancer registry. Over the years she has served in many board positions for the Cancer Registrars of Illinois and the Chicago Area Cancer Registrars Association. Positions she has held include; President of both organizations as well Public Relations, Website and Scholarship Chairperson.
In her spare time, Jean enjoys serving the under-privileged both in the United States and in Haiti.
Special Projects Manager
Dan Curran, M.S., CTR, has a B.S. in Zoology and an M.S. in Biology from California State Polytechnic University (Cal Poly), Pomona. Dan is active in registrar associations and is currently a member of the Communications Steering Committee, TNM Edits Workgroup, and Edits Workgroup of the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR), and the California Cancer Registrars Association (CCRA) Web Committee.
Dan has served as a member of the NAACCR Cancer Staging Workgroup and Data Quality Indicators Subcommittee, chair of the NAACCR Social Media Workgroup, President of Northern-CCRA, Treasurer and President of CCRA, and Treasurer of the National Board for Certification of Registrars. He was presented with NCRA’s Outstanding New Professional Award for 2000 at the NCRA Annual Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico and the NCRA Presidential Service Award in 2001 in Orlando, Florida.
Software Sales Specialist
Valerie Spadt, CTR, has been in the cancer registry profession since 1983 and has been a certified tumor registrar since 1986. Valerie has management experience in both hospital and population-based cancer registries and has served on many national and state association boards and committees over the course of her career. Volunteer positions she has held are Council Member of the National Board for Certification of Registrars, National Cancer Registrars Association Western Regional Director and Nominating Committee Member, President of the Washington State Cancer Registrars Association.
With her extensive background, Valerie is ready to assist you with selecting the C/NET Solutions package that is the “total registry solution” for your institution.