Our Team

Coaldale Pharmasave Staff: Ron Cook

Ron Cook


Ron began his Pharmacy career by earning a degree at the University of Alberta.  After gaining work experience at other Pharmacies, he joined the Coaldale Pharmasave team in 2000.  In 2007 Ron took ownership of the store and became responsible for the day to day operations.  It is his passion for serving the people of Coaldale that keeps Ron excited as he values the relationships that he is able to create and grow with customers each day.    When Ron is not behind the counter dispensing, he can be found coaching softball and participating in his local church.

Coaldale Pharmasave Staff: Debbie Hanna

Debbie Hanna


Joining the Pharmasave team in 1993, Debbie has observed a great number of positive changes at Coaldale Pharmasave over the years.  A native of the area, Debbie has spent most of her life in Coaldale, with just a short time out to attend school at the University of Alberta and to gain work experience in Lethbridge.  Debbie brings an attention to detail and a passion for helping people in her role as a Pharmacist each day. 

Coaldale Pharmasave Staff: Kathy Pitcher

Kathy Pitcher


A mother of 4, Kathy is no stranger to serving and caring for others - two skills that she brings to her role as a part-time Pharmacist at Coaldale Pharmasave.  Graduating from the University of Alberta in 1999, Kathy has worked with the Coaldale team since 2006.  She loves working with the people of Coaldale as well as the rest of the team at Pharmasave, who make each day fun and exciting.  When not at the Pharmacy, Kathy enjoys running, cooking, church activities and being a great mother.

Coaldale Pharmasave Staff: Lisa Dancoisne

Lisa Dancoisne


Receiving the opportunity to work with and help people each day is why Lisa loves her role as a Technician at Coaldale Pharmasave.  She values the relationships she has built with Coaldale's many great people. Originally starting with the team in 1993, Lisa is one of the more senior staff members and has grown with the Pharmacy over the years.  Lisa enjoys spending time with family when she is not in the Pharmacy working hard.

Coaldale Pharmasave Staff: Tarie Lowe

Tarie Lowe

Store Manager

Tarie is a new member of the Coaldale Pharmasave team, joining earlier in 2011.  She is however, definitely not new to the world of retail management.  With over 22 years of experience in a high profile convenience store chain, Tarie brings to Coaldale a new level of organization and expertise.  She enjoys the challenges and opportunities that each day brings to her role and is happy to be working with the wonderful people of Coaldale, her adopted hometown.  Outside of the Pharmacy Tarie enjoys spending time with her family, especially her three grandchildren. 

Coaldale Pharmasave Staff: Gladys Strobel

Gladys Strobel


The most senior of all members of the Coaldale Pharmasave team, Gladys has been onboard since 1989.  Throughout the years she has observed a lot of changes and is a great resource for the history of Coaldale Pharmacy.  In her role as a front store Clerk, Gladys is able to continually interact and work with customers, something she is passionate about.  During non-working time, Gladys enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren.

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