The Leadership Team

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Leah Schmidt
Interim Executive Director
South Region

As of January 1, 2017, Leah has become the Interim ED for McMan South! Leah has been with McMan for twelve years - first as the Program Supervisor of our Parent Link Centre and most recently as a Programs Manager! She is currently taking her Masters in Leadership from Royal Roads University. Leah has done a wonderful job as Interim ED thus far and we know she will continue to lead us to great success with her extensive knowledge of McMan programs and exemplary display of McMan culture!




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Shannon Hansen
SW Zone Director
South Region

Shannon is a native Montanan and has had the opportunity to live throughout the USA with her husband, Jeff, and their four children, moving to Lethbridge in July of 2012. Shannon and her family were the 2006 California State Legislature award winners for the "Service Above Self" award for their work for persons with disabilities. Shannon has been dedicated to making a difference for over twenty years in the non-profit sector focusing on community integration and increased quality of life for all.

Shannon holds both a Bachelor of Arts- Social Science with an Education Concentration and a Masters of Arts in Organizational Management with an Organizational Leadership Specialization. Shannon is elated to be part of the McMan team because of the heart and dedication poured out towards clients, the emphasis on staff gratitude, and the creative, flexible approach to challenges.



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Sara Pettigrew
Regional Office Manager
South Region

Sara has worked in the nonprofit sector for years. Coming from the Saskatchewan Stock Growers for 3 years and moving to Medicine Hat to work for McMan for the past 7 1/2 years. Sara started with McMan as the administrative assistant and now holds the Regional Office Manager position. Sara would describe McMan as "the best organization to work for; an organization that truly cares about why they do what they do and about the people behind the scenes to make the why a reality."



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Tracie Mutschler, CA
Director of Finance and Administration
South Region

Tracie achieved her Chartered Accountant designation in 2009 after articling at a public accounting firm in Medicine Hat. She continued working in public practice until she took a two year break from the workforce to enjoy being a stay at home Mom. Tracie joined McMan in the spring of 2015 and is excited to bring a financial way of thinking with her to McMan and combine her passion for finance and community within our organization.



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Tracy Tanghe, RSW
SE Zone Programs Manager
South Region

Tracy is a registered social worker who has been with McMan for six years in variety of different roles. Tracy started with Housing First before transferring to Family Development and then becoming a Programs Manager in 2016. Tracy is passionate about social justice and program development and truly believes she has the best job in the world. Every day Tracy is fortunate to observe dedicated professionals committed to helping make a difference at an individual, family and community level. McMan is an amazing organization to work for with a strong focus on work life balance, a strengths-based culture and a continued commitment to supporting individuals and families in our community be all that they can be.



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Trevor Kruger
SW Zone Programs Manager
South Region

Trevor moved from Swift Current to Lethbridge in 1990 to attend the University of Lethbridge. He graduated in 1995 with a general Arts degree and spent the next 16 years working for PDD community agencies supporting Adults and Children with disabilities. Trevor began working with McMan in 2012 as the Program Supervisor in the residential program and In December 2016, became Program Manager of McMan South. Trevor oversees all programs and works closely with the Director Shannon Hansen.