Chief Operating Officer
Suann Laurent joined the Saskatchewan Health Authority from her position as President and Chief Executive Officer of the former Sunrise Health Region.
Throughout her career, Suann has held a number of senior positions including: Senior Vice-President of Health Services, Executive Director of Health Services, Director of Acute Care Programs, Quality Improvement Analyst, Director of Nursing, and Director of Long Term Care. She has also worked in a wide variety of nursing practices.
Suann graduated with a nursing diploma from the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Saskatchewan. She also graduated from the University of Saskatchewan, College of Commerce and has her Masters in Health Studies - Leadership from Athabasca University.
Suann is registered with the Saskatchewan Registered Nursing Association and has professional affiliations with the Canadian Council of Nursing, the International Council of Nursing, and is a member of the Canadian College of Health Leaders. Suann is the former chair of Accreditation Canada's National Surveyor Advisory Committee, and has extensive experience accrediting health systems nationally and internationally.