Board Election

Board Election

Dr. Amanda MacDonald and Dr. Todd Stoddart are the successful candidates


Election results

Drs. Amanda MacDonald and Todd Stoddart were the successful candidates in the 2018 Doctors Nova Scotia Board of Directors election.

Both will serve three-year terms, beginning June 2018.

General practitioner from outside Metro Halifax

Candidate Percentage* Count
Dr. Amanda MacDonald 65% 447
Dr. Tiffany O'Donnell 35% 243
Total 690

Specialist from outside Metro Halifax

Candidate Percentage* Count
Dr. Todd Stoddart 59% 415
Dr. Saraswati Sivakumar 41% 289
Total 704

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

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.


Karen Chaisson
Executive assistant to the President and CEO
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4900