Heather Friday, Director
Heather’s professional background includes more than ten years experience in student recruitment at the University of Saskatchewan. Her tenure at the U of S gave Heather a chance to travel throughout Canada and other parts of the world to talk with students and families about the opportunities for them here in Saskatchewan. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
Heather was born and raised in Saskatchewan and is up to the challenge of recruiting health care professionals to this province and working with many partners to keep them.
Stacey Glauser, Recruitment Coordinator
Stacey joined us in 2015 as our Executive Assistant. Stacey is well prepared to fill this role as her professional experience includes being an Administrative and/or Executive Assistant for the past 25 years. Stacey spent a large portion of her professional career with the Saskatchewan Teacher’s Federation (STF) in addition to roles with Revenue Canada and the Saskatchewan’s Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB).
Before joining saskdocs/Health Careers in Saskatchewan, Stacey worked for the Saskatoon Public School Division.
Leah Graver, Recruitment Coordinator
Leah joined our team in June 2014 to assist with the administration of the Health Careers in Saskatchewan portfolio. Having lived in both Saskatoon and Regina Leah knows a lot about the professions and places we recruit to.
Leah holds an Environmental Sciences Diploma from Lethbridge Community College, an Office Administration Certificate from CDI College and has previous experience in the health sector from working as an Administrative Assistant for Alberta Health Services. Leah's prior experience includes working for other businesses and organizations doing everything from travel arrangements to shipping, receiving and paying bills.
Leah is currently working on completing her Business Administration Certificate at the University of Saskatchewan.
Jennifer Grunert, Recruitment Consultant
Jennifer was born and raised in Saskatchewan and her passion for the province shines through in the work that she does. You will often find Jennifer engaging with the students and residents of the University of Saskatchewan over a cup of java or preparing for student and resident presentations and events.
Jennifer’s knowledge and experience from her previous role as an Employment Consultant at the former Saskatoon Health Region helped her focus on the recruitment of nurses and allied health professionals. These efforts included the settlement and immigration of internationally educated health professionals (IEHPs).
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
Lisa Harron, Corporate Services Analyst
Lisa joined our team in November 2014 as our Corporate Services Analyst. Her work involves administering various grant and bursary programs for physicians in Saskatchewan. In addition to this she handles the accounting and invoicing.
Lisa holds a Certificate in Advanced Accounting from Athabasca University and is currently working on completing her Bachelor of Commerce.
Randall Kehrig, Recruitment Consultant
Randall joined saskdocs in February 2019 coming from the Saskatchewan Medical Association. He was born and raised in Saskatchewan and is familiar with health care teams in communities across the province. This “local” experience in working closely with both physicians and communities makes Randall a great addition to the team. He holds a Master’s degree in Sociology, is an avid outdoorsman and is passionate about working with newcomers to Saskatchewan to help them make the most of their experience.
Sarita Lorenz, Recruitment Coordinator
Sarita holds a Human Resource Management Certificate and has more than eight years experience in office administration in Saskatchewan's mining industry. Sarita loves Saskatchewan and is passionate about working with others to help recruit physicians to the province.
Ashley Miller, Recruitment Consultant
Ashley joined our team in the Fall of 2016 as a Recruitment Consultant. Born and raised in rural Saskatchewan means she learned to enjoy the province's great outdoors and all of the recreational opportunities it has to offer. Ashley received her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Saskatchewan and while doing so, managed to complete a semester abroad in Rouen, France. Her professional experience includes five years in Prince Albert Parkland Health Region working in physician recruitment and retention and as a Manager of Primary Health Care/Chronic Conditions.
Ashley completed her Saskatchewan Leadership program in 2015.
Caitlyn Phirbny, Recruitment Consultant
Caitlyn joined the saskdocs team in late 2018. Her focus is primarily on medical learners; helping them navigate their career paths toward residency. Caitlyn brings healthcare recruitment experience to the team, previously working in Northwestern Ontario recruiting physicians and various healthcare workers to urban, rural and remote communities, which is a great alignment for the Saskatchewan environment.
Caitlyn joins the team after relocating to Saskatoon from Thunder Bay, ON. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing Management from University of Guelph.
James Winkel, Communications Manager
James has been a corporate communicator for close to twenty years, the majority of which has been spent in the public sector. Having joined the Agency in 2011 James is responsible for managing website content, newsletters, media enquiries, multimedia projects, photography and the Agency's social media activity.
James holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees, majoring in prairie history, from the University of Regina.