Well-Being Task Force


CHA's Well-Being Task Force works across systems to re-examine how we promote the inherent dignity of our associates and create a community that allows all to thrive and flourish — body, mind and spirit. For additional information about the task force, please contact Dennis Gonzales, Ph.D., CHA senior director of mission innovation and integration.


Mario R. Brunetta, III, M.Div., JCD
System Office Vice President of Mission Integration
Trinity Health
Mary M. Heintzkill, M.Div., MThS, BCC
System Director, Mission Integration and Spiritual Care
Rachel Lucy
Director, Learning and Development
Patricia A. Nott, MA, CCP
Senior Vice President, People Development
Benedictine Health System
Tracey P. Pierce
Vice President, Human Resources Strategic Outreach,
Learning and Development
CommonSpirit Health
Lisa Reynolds, Ph.D.
Vice President, Talent Management
Heather P. Schmidt, DO
System Medical Director Healthy Work and Wellness
SSM Health-Greater Fond du Lac Ministry
Herbert A. Schumm, MD
Vice President, Medical Director Education and Physician Engagement
Bon Secours Mercy Health Mid-American Group
Arpan Waghray, MD
System Director for Behavioral Medicine
Swedish Health Services

Staff Coordinators

Dennis P. Gonzales, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Mission Innovation and Integration
Catholic Health Association

Diarmuid Rooney, MS Psych., MTS, D.Soc.Admin.
Senior Director, Ministry Formation
Catholic Health Association

Staff Participants

Brian P. Smith, MS, MA, M.Div.
Vice President, Sponsorship and Mission Services
Catholic Health Association

Danette Thompson
Mission Program Administrator
Catholic Health Association