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



Announcement of New President and CEO

The Board of Directors of The Good Samaritan Society are pleased to announce that they have completed the search for the new President and CEO.  On June 1, 2013, Shawn Terlson will be joining The Society as the new leader of the organization. 

Shawn comes to us from Norquest College where he was Vice President of College Services & Chief Financial Officer.  He has over 20 years senior management experience in large complex organizations in which he spent 13 of these years leading health regions in Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.  Prior to the formation of Alberta Health Services Shawn was President and CEO of Peace Country Health.

Shawn received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Victoria. He is a Certified Management Accountant through the Society of Management Accountants of BC, and a Certified Health Executive through the Canadian College of Health Service Executives.

We welcome Shawn as the leader of The Good Samaritan Society.

Cliff Friesen, Board Chair
The Good Samaritan Society