Board Election

Board Election

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Board of Directors election. The nomination deadline is Feb. 25, 2019.

Nominations open

Nominations are now open for three seats on Doctors Nova Scotia's Board of Directors:

  • one specialist from inside Metro Halifax
  • one specialist from outside Metro Halifax
  • one general practitioner from inside Metro Halifax

Length of terms

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

Nomination form

Nominations are accepted through the Board of Directors nomination form​.

Nomination deadline

Feb. 25 is the deadline to submit Board of Directors nominations.

Voting period

Voting in the Board of Directors election runs from March 14 to April 5. Electronic ballots will be distributed to members directly via email. Mail ballots will only be provided to those who do not have an email on account.

Election results

Results of the Board of Directors election will be made available by April 11.

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