NEW Mission Leader Offerings

This page is specifically for those who are just starting their career in mission integration. It provides insights from seasoned leaders as well as many resources that we hope you will appreciate having at your fingertips.

Advice for New Mission Leaders
These videos share the wit and wisdom of mission leaders who are answering the question, "when speaking to a new mission leader, what advice do you offer?"


Patrick Gaughan
Senior Vice President, Chief Values Integration Officer
Centura Health

Peter F. Guarisco, Jr.
Vice President, Mission Effectiveness
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System, Inc.

Dougal Hewitt
Executive Vice President and Chief Mission Officer
Providence St. Joseph Health

Mary Hill, JD, BSN, MA
Executive Vice President of Mission
Avera Health

Stephen Kazanjian, MA, MA, M.Div.
Vice President, Mission Integration
CHRISTUS Spohn Health System

Elizabeth I. Keith
Executive Vice President, Mission Integration
CommonSpirit Health

Scott McConnaha
President and Chief Executive Officer
Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Sponsored Ministries, Inc.

Kevin Murphy, MD, MSW
Institute for Human Caring
Providence St. Joseph Health

Rosie Perez, RN
Vice President, Mission Integration
Providence St. Joseph Health

Sr. Nancy Surma, OSF
Vice President, Mission Integration
CHI Living Communities

Steve Tappe, MTS
Vice President, Mission Avera Medical Group
Avera Health

Ann Varner
Chief Mission Integration Officer
Ascension St. Vincent


CHA Resources that Can Be of Assistance Sooner than Later

Prayer Library: with prayers, prayer services, video reflections and more

Prayer Cards: free with free shipping

Digital and online learning modules that can aid your work: