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

Family physicians in Halifax Regional Municipality
Dr. Gehad Gobran
Dr. Cindy Marshall
Dr. Dahir Farah (regional representative)

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

Specialists in Halifax Regional Municipality
Dr. Tammy Keough-Ryan
Dr. Kelly Dakin-Hache
Dr. Chadwick Williams (regional representative)
Dr. Shelly McNeil

Specialists outside Halifax Regional Municipality
Dr. Chakshu Sharma
Dr. Islam Eissa

Section Forum chair
Dr. Jason Williams

Maritime Resident Doctors representative
Dr. Courtney Gullickson

Dalhousie Medical Student Society representative
Qendresa Sahiti

Canadian Medical Association representative
Dr. Gerard MacDonald