The Management Team for Ridge Country Housing

Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Provides the overall administrative, financial and operational aspects of Ridge Country Housing including representing the Board of Directors, acting as a liaison with government agencies, providing financial and operational reporting and developing and implementing policies and procedures.

Regional Site Managers

Provides administrative support and oversee the facilities in their specific region including, staff selection, reporting, facility maintenance and resident relations.

Assistant Managers/Activity Coordinators

Provides entertainment and activities for the Senior Lodge Programs and assists the Regional Site Managers as needed.

Bruce Jackson

North Regional Site Manager

(403) 752-3683 ext 3

bruce.jackson@ridgecountry.ca

Bruce started his journey with Ridge Country Housing on August 1st, 2021. As North Regional Site Manager Bruce oversees the application and new move in process for senior and community housing. He over sees staffing and enjoys spending quality time with the Residents at Ridge View Lodge.  Please contact Bruce if you have questions regarding seniors or community housing in the North Region.

Karen Geddert

South Regional Site Manager

(403) 647-3531

karen.geddert@ridgecountry.ca

Karen Geddert joined Ridge Country Housing in May of 2022.  She has a lot of experience dealing with people and remembers fondly as a child and teenager visiting the Senior's Lodge in Red Deer where her mother worked.  She would interact with residents and staff and that memory has impacted her greatly.  She is grateful for the opportunity to serve the residents of the Prairie Rose Lodge in Milk River.

Susanne Robson

Activity Coordinator

(403) 752-3683 ext 2

susanne.robson@ridgecountry.ca

Susanne started her journey with Ridge Country Housing on March 1, 2020 and officially became the Activity Coordinator in August of 2021. As activity coordinator, Susanne organizes activities and provides services to the Residents at the Ridgeview Lodge.  In her spare time Susanne loves to get away with her husband and 5 kids to the lake and live on the water. She enjoys listening to music, playing cards, being in the outdoors and travelling. Please contact Susanne if you have questions regarding volunteering, ideas for activities or outings, or would like to provide entertainment.

Terra McCulloch

Activity Coordinator

(403) 647-3531

terra.mcculloch@ridgecountry.ca

Terra has been with Ridge Country Housing since April 2014. Terra organizes activities and outings for the Residents, provides entertainment and social interaction. Terra also fills in for the lodge manger when she is away. Terra is married to Kevin and they have three wonderful kids. They farm east of Milk River and Terra spends most of her free time watching the kids in their various sports. Please contact Terra if you have any questions regarding volunteering, any ideas to share for activities or outings, or would like to provide entertainment.

Chris Sopal

Chief Administrative Officer

(403) 752-3696

chris.sopal@ridgecountry.ca

Chris is a Chartered Human Resource Professional with over 20 years of Administration and Human Resource experience. He started with Ridge Country Housing as a Regional Site Manager in September of 2014 and became the CAO in December of 2019. Chris is responsible for policy, procedure and administration of Ridge Country Housing. Chris is married with 3 children and if he is not at work you will find him on the local golf course.