Our Team



Didsbury Pharmasave Staff: Jenny  Selinger

Jenny Selinger

Pharmacist/Store Operator

Jenny joined our team in October 2018.  She graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and a newfound appreciation for Saskatchewan Roughrider football.  She grew up in Alberta, spending a good part of her childhood in Crossfield. She has her Additional Prescribing Authority as well as injection certification.  When she is not working, she loves to spend time with her daughter.  As a family, they like to ski, watch movies, build lego and go on as many Disney vacations as they can manage!

Didsbury Pharmasave Staff: Connie Strautman

Connie Strautman

Pharmacist

Connie graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1977 and has been employed as a pharmacist in Alberta since 1978.  During this time, she was a preceptor for a number of first year and fourth year pharmacy students receiving the Preceptor of the Year award from the U of A Faculty of Pharmacy in 2002.  She joined our team in Didsbury in July 2011 bringing experience in both hospital and retail pharmacy, with her preference being the community environment.  Since 2011 she has qualified for her injection certification and Additional Prescribing Authority.  Her hobbies include travel, golf, curling and enjoying the outdoors.

Didsbury Pharmasave Staff: Melissa Williscroft

Melissa Williscroft

Pharmacist

Melissa graduated from University of Saskatchewan in May of 2014 and joined our team in June of 2014. She works at both Didsbury Pharmasave and Carstairs Family Pharmasave part-time. She has her Additional Prescribing Authority and injection certification. She enjoys spending time with her family and camping in the summer.  She grew up on her family farm in Innisfail and enjoys going back to the farm when she can. Melissa enjoys working in small communities and getting to know her customers.

Didsbury Pharmasave Staff: Victor Kalinka

Victor Kalinka

Pharmacist

Vic graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Science and Pharmacy Degree.  Being a pharmacist for the better part of 40 years his first love is community pharmacy.  During this time he has received many awards including Pharmacy of the Year (2006 – Calgary Coop) and Preceptor of the Year (2007) with U of A and Alberta College of Pharmacists.  He owned his own pharmacies in Medicine Hat and Grande Prairie.  In his down time, you can find Vic restoring his 1969 GTO convertible and spending time with his 9 grandchildren.  He also enjoys being a handyman for his daughters.  Recently he moved to Carstairs and makes his home there.  He also enjoys playing hockey and golf! You can see Vic in both Didsbury and Carstairs stores.

Didsbury Pharmasave Staff: Cindy Beierle

Cindy Beierle

Administration

Cindy joined our team in June 2013 as Business Manager and has since taken on the role of Front Store Manager as well.  She spends the majority of her spare time together with family, particularly enjoying the company of her 3 grandsons.

Didsbury Pharmasave Staff: Shannon Dunlop

Shannon Dunlop

Pharmacy Technician

Shannon received her Pharmacy Technician certificate from SAIT in 2003. She is new to Didsbury Pharmasave, having joined the team in early 2011 bringing with her eight years experience as a technician.   Shannon and her husband live in Olds and have three grown children. 

Didsbury Pharmasave Staff: Stacy Sacho

Stacy Sacho

Pharmacy Assistant

Stacy is from Vancouver Island and moved to Didsbury 9 years ago.  She has 2 children, 5 and 3 years old.  Her and her husband enjoy taking family camping trips with friends and family on weekends off.

Didsbury Pharmasave Staff: Hillary Chipperfield

Hillary Chipperfield

Registered Pharmacy Technician

Hillary has lived in Carstairs her entire life.  After graduating from Hugh Sutherland School in the summer of 2014, she went on to attend Bow Valley College for the Pharmacy Technician Program.  She has recently joined our team after her first year at college.  Her goal is to become a registered and licensed technician.  In her spare time, she likes to play sports or spend time on the farm with her family.  She is very excited to start her pharmacy career in the small town atmosphere at Didsbury Pharmasave.

Didsbury Pharmasave Staff: Michelle Foisy

Michelle Foisy

Support Staff

Michelle has been working at Didsbury Pharmasave since 1999 after successfully graduating from Didsbury High School.  She loves the great customers and the relationships she has with them.  When not working at the store, you can find her working out, taking care of her dog or spending time with her nieces.

Didsbury Pharmasave Staff: Rebecca Hornby

Rebecca Hornby

Customer Service

Rebecca has been with our store since 2013.  She is working towards attending Red Deer College and becoming a Social Worker.  She likes the outdoors, particularly camping and hiking.  She also enjoys spending time with her family and friends and all their babies.

 

Didsbury Pharmasave Staff: Randelle  Johnson

Randelle Johnson

Customer Service

Randelle joined our team in June 2017. She is currently working on a 4 year program for Equine Therapy. Randelle is a cowgirl at heart.  She enjoys rodeo, showing cattle and riding young horses.  If she's not out with the horses, you'll find her hanging out with family and friends.

Didsbury Pharmasave Staff: Jo-Anne Drake

Jo-Anne Drake

Customer Service

Jo-Anne spent most of her life on Vancouver Island where she raised her children, ran billiard clubs and worked in retail.  She moved to Didsbury in 2015 to be closer to her grandchildren and has since joined the Pharmasave team.  She loves her winter escapes to Mexico.