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Board of Directors: election

Voting runs from March 20 to April 13.

Election candidates

The slate of candidates for the 2017 Doctors Nova Scotia Board of Directors is as follows:

General Practice (GP) - Outside Halifax: View candidate profiles

  • Dr. Tom Goddard, Kentville
  • Dr. Lorraine Pelley, Shubenacadie
  • Dr. Michael Wadden, Kentville

Dr. Alex Mitchell from Dartmouth was elected by acclamation to the Specialist - Inside Halifax seat.

Voting period
Voting in the Board of Directors election runs from March 20 to April 13. Ballots can be cast online or by mail. Watch for details.

Length of terms

All seats are for three-year terms. If elected, board members may serve two consecutive three-year terms.

Election results

Results of the Board of Directors election will be announced by April 21.

Board role

The Board of Directors is responsible for developing and executing the strategic direction, approving governing policy and overseeing the management of Doctors Nova Scotia.

Board meetings

There are five meetings per year, held on Friday afternoons.


Board members are entitled to reimbursement for travel expenses and honoraria as outlined in the association’s Honoraria and Expense Policy.


Sonia Abi-Ajab
Executive assistant to the President & CEO
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4900