Born and educated in Saskatchewan, Andrew Will has dedicated his career to providing executive leadership that builds strong organizational culture focused on supporting individuals and teams to achieve their best for the people we serve.
Andrew has served in executive leadership positions for health regions in both Saskatchewan and Alberta, including Chief Executive Officer of four health regions, and as a member of Alberta Health Services executive team in the positions of Executive Vice President of Clinical Support Services, and Executive Vice President and Executive Lead, Transition. Most recently, Andrew served as the Chief Executive Officer of 3sHealth.
Terri Carlson comes to her new role as
Executive Director of Nutrition and Food Services from her position as Interim Executive Transition Lead of Clinical Support Services in the former Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region where she was responsible for Nutrition and Food Services, Environmental Services, Unit Support, Client Portering and Laboratory Services.
Terri started her health care career at an early age as a food service worker in long term care. From her first experience it was clear that health care was her passion and when she completed her education she returned to Regina and entered formal leadership. Terri has led teams in Nutrition and Food Services, primary care, long term care, corporate services, human resources and acute care, most recently at an executive level in Clinical Support. These various roles have added to her perspective and understanding of client needs which she uses to support her teams in providing optimal client and family outcomes.
Terri holds a Diploma in Food Service Administration from Sask Polytechnic in Saskatoon and is Lean Leader Certified.
Kerri Cryderman comes to the role of Executive Director of Environmental Services from her position as Director of Quality Improvement for the former Saskatoon Health Region where she provided leadership to quality improvement, strategic planning and strategic health information and performance.
Kerri is a certified lean leader who graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Production and Operations Management and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Saskatchewan. Kerri is an experienced leader who has held various positions in support services within health care over the last ten years. Kerri's career led her to health care after seven years in manufacturing environments within the United States and Canada.
Kerri is a servant leader who passionately cares about people and is willing to take on new challenges. She is dedicated to developing engaged teams who strive to remove waste and build quality and safety as a method of improvement.
Derek Miller was appointed into the role of Executive Director of Infrastructure Management for the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) on February 26, 2018. His portfolio encompasses infrastructure related responsibilities such as maintenance, real estate, capital planning/project management, asset management, clinical engineering, security, etc.
Derek joins the SHA from the former Prairie North Health Region where he was VP of Finance and Operations and also the Project Lead for the Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford – Integrated Corrections Facility Project. Prior to moving to Saskatchewan, Derek served in the Canadian Forces for twenty years where his leadership experiences ranged from the role of Commanding Officer of a health services centre in Trenton, ON to leading national level procurement projects for the Canadian Forces Health Services Group Headquarters in Ottawa. Derek's educational preparation includes a Master in Business Administration from the University of Manitoba, Bachelor of Arts from the Royal Military College of Canada and Certificate in Health Services Management from Ryerson University. He is a Certified Health Executive with the Canadian College of Health Leaders.
Derek looks forward to working with SHA leaders, stakeholders and the Infrastructure Management team to ensure our facilities and equipment are ready for use by providers when and where they're needed to serve our patients.
As the new Executive Director of Informatics, Michelle joins the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) as an accomplished transformation leader with extensive experience in the health sector at both the regional and provincial level. In her previous role at eHealth Saskatchewan as Vice President of Business Relations, Michelle was responsible for building strong stakeholder relationships and working with our major customers, including the SHA to understand our business needs. She has focused her efforts on supporting transformational initiatives and innovation in areas of Acute Care, Community and Primary Care, Coordination of Care, Medical Imaging and the Integrated Electronic Health Record (EHR) to support improved information flow and provider workflow, ultimately helping support better patient care.
Michelle and her team will be responsible for people, process and technology associated with Informatics, Digital Health and Clinical Interoperability, and will work closely with all stakeholders to advance initiatives which support the strategic mission and vision of the SHA.
Since 2009, Pat has been the Vice President of Clinical Support Services and Quality Performance in the former Prince Albert Parkland Health Region where she was responsible for Health Information Services and Privacy. Her portfolio also included Patient Safety, Continuous Quality Improvement, Clinical Risk Management, Strategic Planning, Patient and Family Centered Care, Accreditation, Health Sciences Library, Ethics Committee, Infection Control, Medical Device Reprocessing, Medical Laboratory, Diagnostic Imaging and Pharmacy.
Pat’s career includes broad health care experience from front line Public Health Nurse to Public Health Nurse Manager, the Director of Primary Health Care and College of Nursing instructor for the University of Saskatchewan. Pat is a certified Lean Leader, holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Saskatchewan, and a Masters of Business Administration from Athabasca University.
Pat is committed to continuous improvement, Patient and Family Centered Care and safety. She is excited about continuing the quality journey in her new role to better coordinate and integrate health information services for the people of Saskatchewan.