About us

The Good Samaritan Society, a Lutheran Social Service Organization, is a not-for-profit, registered charity with over 65 years of experience providing specialized health and community care services in innovative and caring environments.

Corporate Office

8861 75 Street, Edmonton, AB




Standing Committees

There are four standing Committees to ensure the efficient operation of The Good Samaritan Society and Good Samaritan Canada: Executive, Finance and Audit, Governance, and Quality and Safety. Committee Chairs are elected by Committee members and receive authority from the Board of Directors.

Executive Committee

The role of the Executive Committee is to deal with issues assigned to it by the Board of Directors, including matters requiring attention between Board meetings.

 Dr. Jeanne Besner | Board Chair

Norman Thompson | Vice Chair

Dr. Joanne Stan | Secretary

Finance and Audit Committee

The role of the Finance and Audit Committee is to approve, monitor, evaluate, advise and make recommendations on financial matters affecting the organization and its related entities.

Ken Zollner | Committee Chair

Marvin Molzan

Rev. Kim Staus

Norman Thompson | (ex officio)

Governance Committee

The role of the Governance Committee is to advise and support the Board of Directors on matters of governance policy, and recruit individuals for election to the Board of Directors in keeping with sections 3 and 4 of The Good Samaritan Society Bylaws.

Rev. Alfred Maier | Committee Chair

Janet Molnar

Allan Welke

Dr. Jeanne Besner | (ex officio)

Quality and Safety Committee

The role of the Quality and Safety Committee is to assure the Board that policy and processes are in place to continuously improve the quality and safety of care and service across all programs and services. This will include promoting a culture of safety and a systematic approach to continuous improvement.

Rev. Kim Staus | Committee Chair

Lillian Rusch

Dr. Joanne Stan | (ex officio)

Bring Joy to those in Care

As a charity, The Good Samaritan Society raises funds to provide loving care and quality service to honour the diverse population we serve. Donations to our charity allow us to enhance the programs and services we offer to more than 6000 people.

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