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Board of Directors: election

Dr. Michael Wadden is the successful candidate

Election results

Dr. Michael Wadden was the successful candidate in the 2017 Doctors Nova Scotia Board of Directors election.

He will serve a three-year term, beginning June 2017.

General practitioner from outside Metro Halifax

Dr. Michael Wadden (Kentville)
Dr. Tom Goddard (Grand Pré)32% 222
Dr. Lorraine Pelley (Shubenacadie)25%173

*Percentage represents the percentage of total votes the candidate received.

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 seven 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