Our Leadership

St. Paul's Hospital is independently owned by Emmanuel Care and was founded by the Grey Nuns over a century ago, in 1907. 

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St. Paul's Hospital President and CEO Jean Morrison with Board Chair Robert (Bob) Kirkpatrick

St. Paul's Hospital Board of Directors 2016-2017 

Our volunteer Board of Directors oversees governance of St. Paul's Hospital on behalf of our owners.

  • Robert (Bob) Kirkpatrick - Board Chair                             
  • Lise de Moissac - Vice Chair
  • John Agioritis (SPH Foundation Board Chair)
  • Daryl Bazylak
  • Dr. Bruce Berscheid
  • Mr. Gene Dupuis
  • David Eberle
  • Dr. Sarah Oosman
  • David Patola
  • Sr. Emiline Pena
  • Doug Schmeiser
  • Don Tofin (Emmanuel Care Representative)
  • Dr. Hugh Wood

Back row (l-r):  Dr. Bruce Berscheid; Don Tofin (Emmanuel Care Representative); Jean Morrison (SPH President & CEO);
David Eberle; David Patola; Sr. Emiline Pena
Seated (l-r):  Lise de Moissac (SPH Vice Chair); John Agioritis (SPH Foundation Board Chair)
Front row seated (l-r):  Robert (Bob) Kirkpatrick (SPH Board Chair); Dr. Hugh Wood
Missing:  W.A. (Bill) Edwards (SPH Past Chair); Dr. Sarah Oosman; Doug Schmeiser.

St. Paul's Hospital President and CEO

Jean Morrison officially assumed the responsibilities of President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of St. Paul's Hospital on February 15, 2009. Ms. Morrison has over 25 years of experience in health care, having held diverse senior positions in the Saskatchewan healthcare system, including the position of Vice President of Performance Excellence and Chief Nursing Officer, Saskatoon Health Region, prior to arriving at St. Paul's Hospital.  Ms. Morrison also serves on the Board of Directors for a number of provincial and national organizations, including the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology, and Accreditation Canada.

With a degree in Nursing from the University of Saskatchewan, and both a Master's of Nursing and a Master's of Health Services Administration from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Jean has also worked in a variety of roles and settings in the health system - as a special care aide in a long term care facility; as a registered nurse in a hospital in Saskatoon; as a public health nurse in rural Saskatchewan; and as a health administrator in Nunavut, rural Saskatchewan and Saskatoon.

Jean brings an in depth knowledge and appreciation for the unique shared governance and management partnership between St. Paul's Hospital Board of Directors and the Saskatoon Regional Health Authority, and a deep commitment to the contributions that faith-based healthcare brings to the Regional and provincial healthcare system.