Screpnek is the Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Standards, Quality and
Performance Division in the Government of Alberta’s Department of Health. His division provides leadership and direction
for healthcare system planning activities, is responsible to develop and
establish a health system wide approach to Quality (and Standards) with a focus
on improving patient health outcomes and reducing variability, and leads the
development and establishment of the provincial approach to wait times and
waiting list management with a view to improving access. His division also drives the progression and
delivery of health economics with a focus on financial modeling and provides
leadership to the corporate Analytics and Performance Branch to deliver key
programs of work.
joining Health, Dean served as the Assistant Deputy Minister in the Public
Service Commission accountable for the Labour and Employment file for the
Government of Alberta. He also served as
the Assistant Deputy Minister in Service Alberta’s Shared Services Division
providing strategic leadership on enterprise services for Government. Dean also
has extensive Corporate Services executive leadership experience within the
City of Edmonton, the City of St. Albert and Parkland County municipal
over 23 years of public service experience, has served on many boards, finance
and audit committees, and was the President of the Government Finance Officers
Association of Alberta, a Chapter of the Government Finance Officers
Association of the United States and Canada.
spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three teenage children.
He also enjoys soaking in the outdoors, playing and coaching hockey, and
whenever possible, the occasional round of golf.