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About Us

Our Vision

The Sauble Family Health Team is dedicated to partnering with our patients in optimizing their health and wellness.

Our Mission

The Sauble Family Health Team is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of our community through accessible primary care health services and programs delivered by an interdisciplinary team.

Who We Are

The Sauble Family Health Team is comprised of a group of dedicated health care professionals. Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Nursing Staff, Health Promoter and Social Worker make up the clinical component. Administrative Support Staff and the Executive Director round out the team.

What is a Family Health Team?

Designed to improve and expand access to primary care, most Family Health Teams consist of doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, social workers, and other health care professionals who work collaboratively, each utilizing their experience and skills so that you receive the very best care, when you need it, as close to home as possible.

Our Team

Executive Director

Sue Byers – Executive Director


Dr. L. Schmidt

Nurse Practitioners

Emma Lustig RN (EC) NP 

Hailey Shapiro RN (EC) NP

Sally Ballard BA (Hons), MEd, RN (EC)

Nursing Staff

Brenda Joseph (RPN)

Bobbi Merbs (RPN) 

Nikki Kirkland – Health Promoter, RPN

Social Workers

Rebecca Brown (MSW)


Courtney Gibbons – Administrative Assistant/Reception 

Angela Fletcher – Reception

Board of Directors​

The Board of Directors is comprised of a group of volunteers dedicating their time to shape and guide health care in the community.
Chair Ann Dumyn 
Vice Chair Nolan Wheildon
Secretary Karen Parker  
Treasurer  Scott Elliott 
Director Donna Harb
Director Paula Sherman
Director Wanda Taylor