About Us

Board of Trustees

Responsible for administering an extended health and dental plan for the eligible physicians of Nova Scotia.

The Board of Trustees is responsible for administering an extended health and dental plan for the eligible physicians of Nova Scotia with the funds available through the Member Benefits Program.

It is the sole responsibility of the Board of Trustees to administer the health and dental plan as set out in the declaration of trust.

Criteria

  • A member of Doctors Nova Scotia
  • A resident of Nova Scotia
  • Able to act objectively and fairly as a member of an adjudicative body
  • Willing to commit to a 3-year term
  • Knowledge of health plans would be an asset

Time commitment

  • One meeting annually

Expression of interest

Doctors Nova Scotia members interested in serving on the Board of Trustees can submit an Expression of Interest form. The deadline for submitting an expression of interest for the June 2017 vacancies is Friday, April 7, 2017.

Note:  Expressions of Interest will be kept for two years.  After two years members will have to re-submit.

Contact

Catherine Carnegy
Membership officer
902-481-4904

 

Board of Trustees
Term chart
Member
TermDate elected/
appointed
Term ending
Valerie Ross, chair
1st
June 2015
June 2018
Celina White
2nd 
September 2011 June 2017
Sushil Sharma
1st  
January 2014
June 2017
Sandra Wajstaub
1st  January 2014
June 2017
Jane Brooks
1st
September 2016
June 2019
 
Each member can serve a maximum of 2 consecutive 3-year terms. If the incumbent wants to re-offer for a second term, the appointment must be recommended by the committee and approved by the Board of Directors.