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.

Review the Guidelines for Nominations and Elections to learn more about how to join the Board of Directors.

Board members

Dr. Colin Audain, President
Dr. Leisha Hawker, Past president
Dr. Gehad Gobran, President-elect
Dr. André Bernard, Chair of the Board
Dr. Heather Johnson, Incoming 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. Emmanuel Ajuwon (appointed)
Dr. Roshan Abid (appointed)
Dr. Deanna Field
Dr. Amanda MacDonald Green

Specialists in Halifax Regional Municipality
Dr. Andrea Lantz Powers
Dr. Kelly Dakin-Hache
Dr. Jayani Abeysekera (appointed)
Dr. Nabha Shetty

Specialists outside Halifax Regional Municipality
Dr. Islam Eissa
Dr. Lucas Richardson

Section Forum chair
Dr. Michel Chiasson

Maritime Resident Doctors representative
Dr. Brett Ells

Dalhousie Medical Student Society representative
Korede Akindoju

Canadian Medical Association representative
Dr. Gerard MacDonald