LAFAYETTE, Ind. — St. Elizabeth Regional Health announces the following organizational appointments:
Sister M. Ann Kathleen Magiera has been appointed vice president of Mission Integration at St. Elizabeth Regional Health.
Sister Ann Kathleen previously served as treasurer and vice president of Education for SSFHS, where she divided her time between the finance and education offices of SSFHS and the finance office of the Congregation.
Sister Ann Kathleen spent 26 years in teaching and administration at the elementary and secondary levels in schools in Indiana, Missouri and Illinois, including teaching at St. Boniface School in the late 1970s and serving as principal at Central Catholic from 1986 to 1990.
Sister Ann Kathleen received her bachelors degree in 1974 and masters degree in secondary education in 1980, both from the University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne. She completed her school administrative training at Xavier University in Cincinnati. In 1997, Sister Ann Kathleen completed an MBA at Loyola University in Chicago.
Sister Ann Kathleen serves on the boards of SSFHS Northern Indiana Region, Hills Ltd., and Hills Inc. Sister Ann Kathleen also serves on the board of the University of St. Francis, Midwestern University/OPTIs governing board and the board of the Congregation. She is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American Society for Training and Development.Sister Lethia Marie Leveille has been appointed to Mission Integration at St. Elizabeth Regional Health.
Prior to her arrival to Lafayette, she served in the Finance Department for the Sisters of St. Francis Health Services Corporate Offices in Mishawaka. While there, she worked on CBISA (Community Benefit Inventory Social Accountability) and numerous other projects in the finance area. She holds the responsibility as CBISA Resource within the SSFHS system.
Sister Lethia Marie received her associate of science from Bay De Noc Community College, a bachelors of art from Michigan Technological University, a bachelors of science from Northern Michigan University, and a masters degree from Northern Michigan University.
Sister Mary Michael has been assigned to the St. Elizabeth School of Nursing to complete her nursing degree.
Sister Mary Michael joined the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration in 2004 and professed her first vows in 2007. She completed two years of nursing education at Indiana University South Bend. She recently moved to Lafayette from the Motherhouse in Mishawaka.
Laura Aschenberg, R.N., CIC, has been appointed the regional coordinator of Infection Control for the Western Indiana Region of the Sisters of St. Francis Health Services.
Aschenberg will be responsible for the operation of the Infection Control programs and initiatives at St. Elizabeth Regional Health and St. Clare Medical Center facilities. She has been with St. Elizabeth Regional Health since 1996. She worked as a staff nurse on 3 East from 1996 to 2004, as a patient care coordinator from 2000 to 2004, and as an infection control nurse from 2004 to 2008.
Aschenberg is a member of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the VHA Infection Control Council, and the SSFHS Infection Control Council. She has received her Certification in Infection Control (CIC) and is currently serving her third year as the Regional Director of APIC.
Michael Parvis has been appointed executive chef at St. Elizabeth Regional Health.
Parvis received his culinary degree from the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y. He worked at Eight Mice Café and Apple Annies before joining Charter Hospital in Lafayette while finishing his restaurant and hospitality management degree from Purdue University in 1990.
Parvis worked as an assistant food service director with Aramark at Rosary College and as a production manager at Loyola University in Chicago. He also worked with Marriott Management Services as a production manager at Tulane University and as a production manager/chef at Southeastern Louisiana University.
Parvis worked for Sweet Tomatoes Restaurant as a service manager in Florida as a production manager and general manager in Chicago. He has also worked in Indianapolis Clauddaugh Irish Pub as a chef and OCharleys as a service manager, and with Chartwells at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis as retail director and executive chef.