The Regional Health Authority board of directors hires a Chief Executive Officer. The CEO reports on the Region’s achievement of goals, the results of measurements, and compliance to policy based on strategic goals approved by the board of directors. The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the day-to-day management of the organization. 

In addition to the Chief Executive Officer, Prince Albert Parkland’s Senior Management Team includes: 

  • Vice President Integrated Health Services
  • Vice President Primary Health Services
  • Vice-President Clinical Support Services and Quality Performance
  • Vice-President Finance and Corporate Support Services
  • Vice-President Human Resources
  • Senior Medical Officers 

Organizational Chart

    Cecile Hunt President and Chief Executive Officer

    Cecile Hunt Cecile Hunt became the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region on March 1, 2006. The Chief Executive Officer is the only employee hired by the Regional Health Authority board. Ms. Hunt follows the policies developed and approved by the board of directors and regularly reports on those policies, including Ends and Executive Limitations. Prior to joining Prince Albert Parkland, Mrs. Hunt was the Vice-President of Integrated Health Services for the Prairie North Health Region, which includes North Battleford, Lloydminster and Meadow Lake and surrounding areas. She lives in the Region, and her husband farms in the Kinistino area. Mrs. Hunt started her career in health care 30 years ago as a registered nurse. Prior to working in Prairie North, she was the Director of Health Services for the North Central Health District in Melfort. Mrs. Hunt also worked in Prince Albert from 1988-96. She was Director of Nursing at Victoria Union Hospital and also served as the Prince Albert Health District’s Director of Patient Care.

      Cheryl Elliott Vice-President of Finance and Corporate Support Services

      Cheryl Elliott Cheryl Elliott assumed the role of Vice-President of Finance in September 2011, and assumed the new role with organizational changes in May 2015. Ms. Elliott is Charted Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Saskatchewan. She has worked for the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region and Prince Albert Health District since March 2001, including roles at Director of Accounting, Director of Budgets and Director of Finance. Prior to joining the Health Region, Ms. Elliott worked at Meyer Norris Penney. She was a member of the Saskatchewan Real Estate Commission from April 2003 to July 2011. She has volunteered with many community organizations, including Prince Albert Minor Softball, Prince Albert Kinette Club, Prince Albert Irish Dance Academy and the Spruce Home Parent Teacher Council.

        Brett Enns Vice-President Primary Health Services

        Brett Enns Brett Enns is a Registered Nurse with 29 years of experience. He is currently working on his Masters in Nursing degree with an expected completion date of June 2015. Mr. Enns joined the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region in 2000, after previous work with Correctional Service Canada. He has experience working in acute-care, long-term care and primary care. In 2006, Mr. Enns became the Regional Director of Community services. His portfolio included mental health, addiction, acquired brain injury and spiritual care. He has worked on committees at the national, provincial and community level. His recent work includes working with the development and implementation of the provincial report on mental health and addiction services.

          Dr. Randy Friesen Senior Medical Officer

          Dr. Randy Friesen Dr. Randy Friesen has accepted a part time position as Senior Medical Officer with the Prince Albert Parkland Regional Health Authority September 6, 2016. He will continue his general surgery practice in a part-time role. Dr. Friesen has been a general surgeon in Prince Albert since September 1990. In addition to his commitment to quality safe care for his patients, Dr. Friesen has demonstrated leadership in in the surgical department. He has previously served as the Chief of Surgery, and has been a leader through growth and changes in the surgical department at the Victoria Hospital. In addition, Dr. Friesen has been involved in helping train medical students, including those in the Rural Family Medicine program, the Enhanced Surgical Skills program, and worked with surgical residents and interns.

            Carol Gregoryk Vice-President of Integrated Health Services

            Carol Gregoryk Carol Gregoryk assumed the new duties effective April 1, 2008. She was previously the Director of Long-term Care and Rural Acute. A registered nurse by training, Gregoryk has worked throughout the health care system since 1980. She graduated from the Diploma Nursing program at Kelsey Institute in 1980, completed a Bachelor of Nursing degree from the University of Victoria in 1985 and is currently taking her Masters in Nursing. She started her nursing career at the Holy Family Hospital in Prince Albert, before moving to the Flin Flon General Hospital, where she was also the Assistant Director of Nursing from 1988 to 1992. She returned to Prince Albert in 1992, working in Home Care as a nurse and team manager. She was hired as Director of Long-term Care and Rural Acute in June 2006.

              Dr. Cecil Hammond Senior Medical Officer

              Dr. Cecil Hammond Dr. Cecil Hammond was appointed Senior Medical Officer in December 2014. Dr. Hammond completed a Master of Family Medicine at the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine at the University of Natal, South Africa, in November 2000. He had previously completed a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at the University of Witwatersrand. Before coming to Saskatchewan, Dr. Hammond was actively involved in physician training, quality management and physician leadership in a public sector hospital in South Africa. Since coming to Canada in 2008, he has served as a physician in many northern communities. He has been with the Prince Albert Medical Clinic since June 2010. He served as the Senior Medical Officer for Keewatin Yathe Regional Health Authority from January to December 2012.

                Don McKay Vice-President Human Resources

                Don McKay Don McKay joined the Prince Albert Parkland Health Region as Vice-President of Human Resources in September 2015. Mr. McKay has been working in human resources since 2002. He has experience with labour relations, safety, training, and recruitment. He was most recently the Human Resources Supervisor at the Seabee Gold Mine. His previous experience includes Human Resources Manager with Weyerhauser, and several human resources positions with Cameco. He has a Certificate in Human Resources Management from Royal Roads University, with a CHRP Designation. He has a Bachelor of Education degree from the Northern Teacher Education Program. Mr. McKay and his wife live in Prince Albert.

                  Pat Stuart Vice-President Clinical Support Services and Quality Performance

                  Pat Stuart Pat Stuart assumed the role of Vice-President of Quality Management in March 2009, and assumed a new role with changes to the orgnaziational structure in May 2015. Ms. Stuart is holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Saskatchewan and a Masters of Business Administration from Athabasca University. Prior to assuming this role, Pat was the Health Region’s Director of Primary Health Care, holding that position since January 2007. Prior to that, she was the Manager of Public Health Nursing from 1999 to 2006, and Assistant Manager of Public Health Nursing from 1996 to 1999. She began her career as a Public Health Nurse in 1983, working in Prince Albert her entire career.

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