Our Leadership

Corey Miller

President & CEO

Emmanuel Health

Corey Miller is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Emmanuel Health. Emmanuel Health operates 13 publicly funded Catholic healthcare facilities serving patients, residents, and families in 10 communities throughout Saskatchewan. These facilities include acute care hospitals and health centres, long term care and rehab facilities, an addictions centre, seniors housing, community day programs for seniors, and a palliative care hospice. Prior to this role, Corey was the Vice President, Provincial Programs at Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), overseeing the delivery of safe, high quality health care across a board clinical portfolio including Medical Imaging, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Critical Care, Cardio Sciences, Neuro Sciences,  Maternal & Children’s Services, EMS, and Kidney Health for the entire province of Saskatchewan.

Miller is no stranger to health care, fundraising, and community building in Saskatchewan over the past 33 years. Corey was a board member for the Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital from 2019-2020 and a board member with the Cancer Foundation of Saskatchewan until 2022. Miller graduated from Kelsey Campus in 1990, the University of Saskatchewan in 1995, and University of Regina in 2010 with a Master of Business Administration and is proud to make Saskatoon home with his wife Tanya and their two daughters.

Lisa Alspach

Executive Director

St. Peter’s Hospital (Melville, SK)

After completing Bachelor of Administration degree at the University of Regina in 2002, Lisa relocated to Melville where her husband Dan had accepted a teaching position.  Lisa worked in various roles in Human Resources, Safety, and Quality with the Saskatchewan Health Authority prior to commencing at St. Peter’s Hospital in 2015.

Lisa and Dan enjoy golf and traveling.  They keep busy with the various activities their two daughters are involved in and are thankful to live in a small, safe community to raise their family.

Kelly Chessie

Executive Director

Santa Maria Senior Citizens Home (Regina, SK)

Prior to becoming Executive Director at Santa Maria, Kelly was a Health Policy and Health Services Researcher and worked with the Provincial Ombudsman and Auditor.

Kelly enjoys spending her free time with friends and family.  She is an avid vegetable gardener and bumble bee watcher, curler, community chorus member, and proud English as an Additional Language tutor.

Daniela Fiske

Executive Director

St. Anthony’s Hospital (Esterhazy, SK)

Daniela obtained her BA from Luther University College at the University of Regina and began working in a field not related to healthcare.  She then obtained her RN diploma at Mount Royal College in Calgary, Alberta, and her BN through the Univerity of Calgary, attending part time while raising her family.  Daniela has worked in homecare, public health, and acute care (post-surgical care, ER, and medicine) in both rural and urban centers.  Spending three summers working in a potash mine while a student helped to prepare her for ER room work.

Daniela’s volunteer activities have included teaching Sunday School; being a classroom parent at her children’s schools; sitting on school community councils; and coaching boys soccer, girls fastball; and managing kids hockey teams.  Daniela is currently a member of the Prairie Fire Hockey Foundation.

Stephanie Francis

Executive Lead, Finance and Corporate Services

St. Joseph’s Hospital/Foyer d’Youville (Gravelbourg, SK)

Georgia Hutchinson

Executive Director

Providence Place Home For Holistic Health (Moose Jaw, SK) and St. Joseph's Hospital/Foyer d'Youville (Gravelbourg, SK)

Georgia began her career as a Registered Nurse working in surgery and obstetrics.  She left the health industry after 17 years and focused her career in Agriculture while she earned her Business Administration Degree and later her MBA.  During that time Georgia was co-owner/operator of a corporate grain farm and other agricultural businesses.

Georgia was a member of the Canadian Humanitarian Board of Directors and participated in several international Humanitarian expeditions over the years including Ethiopia, Djibouti and Haiti.

Georgia  returned to health industry in 2010 to work for former Five Hills Health Region. Her most recent responsibilities within the region were as Vice President for Continuing Care, and with the Saskatchewan Health Authority as Executive Transition Lead, Continuing Care and Community Health Services.  Georgia’s leadership responsibilities with the former Health region and SHA were in long term care, home care, public health, primary health care, and mental health and addictions services.  Her current responsibilities are as Executive Director at Providence Place and CEO of Providence Place Foundation.

Georgia and her husband have six children and 12 grandchildren.  Family is central to their lives.  Georgia considers herself a lifelong learner, recently completing a Certificate in Elder Law from Osgood University, Toronto and is currently enrolled in a Masters of Interdisciplinary Studies program.  

Family, learning and travel are her passions.

Candace Kopec

Executive Director

Radville Marian Health Centre (Radville, SK)
and St. Joseph’s Hospital of Estevan (Estevan, SK)

Candace Joined Emmanuel Health in May 2023 as the Executive Director of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Estevan and Radville Marian Health Centre. Bringing 25 years of health care experience, she began her career as a Registered Dietitian and obtained a Certified Diabetes Educator designation.  She came from a primary health care background, as both a Manager and a Director, with responsibilities in home care, public health, therapies, chronic disease programs, Long Term Care, and acute facilities.

After spending a few years living in various locations in the United States, she enjoyed moving back and raising her two boys in rural Saskatchewan.  With both boys now in university, she lives in Weyburn with her husband Dan and her two dogs.  She can still be found enjoying time at the rink.

Tracy Muggli

Executive Director

St. Paul’s Hospital (Saskatoon, SK)

Tracy began her position as Executive Director at St. Paul’s Hospital in April 2020.  Tracy comes to St. Paul’s Hospital with 34 years’ experience in health and social service sectors. She is a former Director with Mental Health and Addiction Services and a former Manager with Client Patient Access Services, Saskatchewan Health Authority.

Tracy is a board member with the St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, St. Peter’s College in Muenster, and a former board member of several community organizations, including the Saskatoon Community Foundation where she helped initiate the Community Fund for Reconciliation, Saskatoon Open Door Society, and Saskatchewan Intercultural Association. Her interest and support for newcomers in our community was also demonstrated in her role as a founding Coordinator of the Newcomer Information Centre in Saskatoon in 2009.

Tracy has been the recipient of multiple leadership awards including a Distinguished Service award from the Canadian Association of Social Workers, Distinguished Service- Saskatchewan Psychiatric Association, the Chief of Police Award for Community Service, and the Saskatoon Police Services Badge Award.

Tracy lives in Saskatoon with her son Ayden and enjoys all the Saskatoon has to offer in the theatre, live music, festival and restaurant scenes, as well as the natural beauty of our community walking and cycling trails.

Carla Nein

Executive Director

St. Joseph’s Integrated Health Centre of Macklin (Macklin, SK)

Carla joined Emmanuel Health in November 2023 as the Executive Director of St. Joseph’s Integrated Health Centre in Macklin.  Carla is a Registered Nurse and has worked in various areas and roles in her 32 years of nursing.  Most recently she was a Home Care RN, interim Home Care Manager, and Clinical Nurse Educator in the former Heartland Region.

In her free time Carla enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.  Travelling, reading, and refinishing furniture are a few of Carla’s hobbies.

Alison Stobbart-Schultz

Executive Director

Foyer St. Joseph Nursing Home (Ponteix, SK)

Raised on Vancouver Island, Alison is a University of Victoria graduate with a background in Education.  After teaching overseas, Alison moved to Saskatchewan in 2005 and switched gears from Education to Healthcare in 2011.  Providing front-line care for several years, Alison later moved into a management role, initially as the Training Specialist with the former Five Hills Health Region and later into the management of teams in many different areas, including both Continuing Care and Community Care programs.

As a “transplant” from Victoria to Saskatchewan, Alison spends as much downtime as possible near the water and can often be found at the lake near her home with her husband and two daughters.

Rae Sveinbjornson

Executive Director

St. Ann’s Senior Citizens’ Village , Samaritan Place,
and Hospice at Glengarda (Saskatoon, SK)

Rae is responsible for the day to day operations, coordination with the Local Council, Planning and Forecasting, Budgeting and Finances, along with the Human Resources, Maintenance, Projects, Communications and Public Relations.

Rae began his career as the Home Care Manager for South Country Home Care based in Assiniboia.  From there Rae became the Home Care Manager at Midwest Health District prior to becoming the Executive Director of St. Ann’s.  In addition to St. Ann’s, Rae also became the Executive Director of Samaritan Place and Hospice at Glengarda in July 2021.

In his spare time, Rae enjoys spending time with his family and is a huge Saskatchewan Roughriders fan.