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.
The programs, practices and policies of The Good Samaritan Society and Good Samaritan Canada are managed by a team of top professionals who are not only extremely skilled but are passionate and dedicated to the vision, mission and values of the organization.
Dr. Katherine Chubbs is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Good Samaritan Society, Good Samaritan Canada and Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre Ltd.
Katherine is a registered nurse by profession and has worked in a wide variety of clinical settings as a frontline nurse and manager. Katherine has completed a diploma and Bachelor of Nursing degree, a certificate program in Northern Nursing, a Master’s degree in Health Studies-Leadership and is a Certified Health Executive. Katherine holds an executive Doctoral degree in Business Administration.
Before joining Good Samaritan, Katherine’s extensive career in the healthcare field included serving as the Chief Zone Officer in the south zone for Alberta Health Services, as Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for the Eastern Health Region in Newfoundland and Labrador, and as the Director of Professional Practice, Infection Prevention and Control, and Rural Services for Alberta Health Services.
Katherine is the former president of the Academy of Canadian Executive Nurses and the former chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter of the Canadian College of Health Leaders. She is an active volunteer for the Canadian College of Health Leaders, including acting as a national health leader mentor. In her spare time, Katherine likes to spend time in the community and can often be found helping out with various initiatives at her church, local shelters, and food kitchens.
Scott has been a Registered Nurse in Alberta for the past 29 years. Over that time, he has held a number of different positions as both a front line nurse in the Emergency Department to various administrative and leadership positions within Alberta. Scott was the Executive Director of the Cross Cancer Institute located in Edmonton. He then moved to a seconded role within Alberta Health as a Clinical Advisor to various departments within that Ministry. Most recently, Scott was the Senior Provincial Director of the Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network as well as the Emergency Strategic Clinical Network for Alberta Health Services.
Scott has completed his Bachelors of Science in Nursing as well as a Masters in Business Administration. He has recently been certified as a Canadian Health Care Executive. Scott has a passion for evidence-based healthcare and supports change in care delivery to ensure safe and quality care for Canadians.
Sindy has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Alberta and obtained her Certified General Accountant designation in 2000. Sindy joined The Good Samaritan Society in June of 2004 as their Finance Manager and was promoted to the Director of Finance role in October 2011. Sindy's prior work experience includes 7 years auditing retail cooperatives and another 7 years working in various accounting roles in Alberta's oil drilling industry. Sindy also served on The Good Samaritan Society's Board of Directors from 2000 to 2003.
Steve comes to Good Samaritan from Covenant Care and Covenant Living where he held the role of Vice President, People & Information Technology. In this role, Steve was instrumental in developing the core operational human resources and information technology portfolios. This included the development of an employee engagement strategy and the development of industry key performance indicators. Furthermore, he led the design of a growth and innovation framework aimed to enhance senior’s care and enterprise efficiencies.
As a candidate for the designation of Strategic Management Professional, Steve led the implementation of reinvigorating the alignment of the mission, vision and values of Covenant Care and Covenant Living. This involved engaging with leaders, staff and residents to find purpose and alignment to the organizations mission, vision and values.
Steve holds a graduate certificate in Executive Leadership, a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), a postgraduate degree in Environmental Health (BEH) and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Alberta. Additionally, he is a Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resources Management and a Certified Human Resources Professional in Canada.
Steve is currently the Vice-Chair of the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR) Board of Alberta.
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.Donate Today