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
Roger Dowdy, LICSW, MHA
Vice President, Mental Health Strategy
Providence St. Joseph Health
Kyle S. John, MD
Mercy Virtual Care Center
Rachel Lucy, Ph.D, MA
Director, Community Health
PeaceHealth Northwest Network
Antonina M. Olszewski, MSQ
Vice President of of Spiritual Care, Mission Integration
Tracey P. Pierce
Senior Vice President, Human Resources Strategic Outreach,
Learning and Development
CommonSpirit Health
Lisa Reynolds, Ph.D., SPHR
Vice President, Change Management
Heather P. Schmidt, DO
System Medical Director Healthy Work and Wellness
SSM Health-Greater Fond du Lac Ministry
Diarmuid Rooney, MS Psych., MTS, D.Soc.Admin.
Senior Director, Ministry Formation
Catholic Health Association
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
Steve Tappe, MTS
Vice President, Mission Avera Medical Group
Avera Health

Staff Coordinators

Jill E. Fisk, MATM
Director, Mission Services
Catholic Health Association

Dennis P. Gonzales, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Mission Innovation and Integration
Catholic Health Association

Staff Participants

Liway Arceo
Mission Program Administrator
Catholic Health Association

Rev. Denise Hess, M.Div., BCC-PCHAC, LMFT
Director, Supportive Care
Catholic Health Association

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

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