President-elect

President-elect

Dr. Gary Ernest was approved as Doctors Nova Scotia's 2018–19 President-Elect at the June 2018 Annual General Meeting.

Roles and responsibilities

The successful nominee will be expected to serve a three-year term: a year as President-Elect, a year as President and, finally, a year as Past-President. Serving on the Board of Directors and the Board Executive Committee is part of the three-year commitment. More information can be found in the attached Role of Officers.

Nomination process

Any eligible Doctors Nova Scotia member may be nominated for President-Elect. 

Feb. 28 was the deadline for President-Elect nominations for the 2018 Annual General Meeting.

Mandatory:

  • Be a member in good standing
  • Have been a member for at least five years
  • Have experience in leadership roles
  • Be recognized as a leader by their peers
  • Have good communications skills
  • Have nomination supported by two Doctors Nova Scotia members

Considered an asset:

  • Experience on Doctors Nova Scotia Board of Directors
  • Other governance experience
  • Formal leadership development or training

If the Nominating Committee has more than one strong candidate, it may choose to consider other determinants such as geographic region, specialty or gender. Diversity can be a consideration if the committee feels it’s necessary.

Contact

Sonia Abi-Ajab
Executive assistant to the President and CEO
902-481-4900
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4900