The Canadian Medical Association’s board of directors is charged with the management of the affairs of the CMA and has the legal duties and obligations of any board, in addition to the specific duties stipulated in its bylaws.
Doctors Nova Scotia has 1 representative on the CMA board.
Doctors Nova Scotia’s CMA board representative is nominated by the association’s own Board of Directors. The representative can serve a maximum of 2 terms that are 3 years in duration.
The Doctors Nova Scotia CMA representative also sits on the association’s Board of Directors as a non-voting member.
- Integrity, common sense and good judgment
- Understanding of CMA, its vision and mission statements and business
- Strategic vision of where the corporation should go and how to get there in practical terms
- Understanding of accounting, financial, planning and strategic concepts
- Leadership, civic-mindedness and the ability to participate on a team
- Available time to attend meetings
- Keep up to date with issues and trends that affect the organization and the profession
- Ability to get involved on other committees and/or working groups
- Participate in meetings
The board meets in person at least 5 times a year and may have telephone conferences on matters of importance and urgency.
Term of current representative
The current Nova Scotia CMA Board representative is Dr. Celina White. Her first term ends in August 2017.
Expression of interest
Submit an Expression of Interest form if interested on serving on the CMA’s board of directors.Note: Expressions of Interest will be kept for two years. After two years members will have to re-submit.