Board Election

Board Election

Dr. Shelly McNeil is the successful candidate in the 2020 Doctors Nova Scotia Board of Directors election.

Election results

Election candidates

Dr. Shelly McNeil will serve a three-year terms, beginning June 2020.

Specialist Inside Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM)

Candidate Percentage* Count
Dr. Shelly McNeil 57% 279
Dr. James Clarke 43% 210
  Total 489

*Percentage represents the percentage of total votes the candidate received.

Length of terms

All seats are for three-year terms. If elected, board members may serve two consecutive three-year terms.

Board role

The Board of Directors is responsible for developing and executing the strategic direction, approving governing policy and overseeing the management of Doctors Nova Scotia.

Board meetings

There are six meetings per year, held on Friday afternoons.


Board members are entitled to reimbursement for travel expenses and honoraria as outlined in the association’s Honoraria and Expense Policy.


Sonia Abi Ajab
Executive assistant to the President and CEO; team lead, admin support
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4900