Board of Directors

Board of Directors

The Board is a diverse representation of general practitioners and specialists practising throughout the province. The majority of members are elected by the membership; three members are appointed annually to ensure broad representation.

The Board also includes the Section Forum chair, Nova Scotia’s representative on the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Board of Directors, one resident and one medical student.

Board members

Dr. Leisha Hawker, President
Dr. Heather Johnson, Past president
Dr. Colin Audain, President-elect
Dr. André Bernard, Chair of the Board
Dr. Gerard MacDonald, Audit Committee chair

Family physicians in Halifax Regional Municipality
Dr. Lynn Bussey
Dr. Cindy Marshall

Family physicians outside Halifax Regional Municipality
Dr. Patty Menard (regional representative)
Dr. Amanda MacDonald
Dr. Mike MacDonald

Specialists in Halifax Regional Municipality
Dr. Andrea Lantz Powers
Dr. Kelly Dakin-Hache
Dr. Chadwick Williams (regional representative)
Dr. Shelly McNeil

Specialists outside Halifax Regional Municipality
Dr. Chakshu Sharma (regional representative)
Dr. Islam Eissa
Dr. Lucas Richardson

Section Forum chair
Dr. Jason Williams

Maritime Resident Doctors representative
Dr. Courtney Gullickson

Dalhousie Medical Student Society representative
Chloé Blackman

Canadian Medical Association representative
Dr. Gerard MacDonald