President-Elect nominations are open until Feb. 17, 2021.

Nomination process

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

All nominations must be made by a nomination form.

Nomination deadline

Feb. 17 is the deadline for President-Elect nominations for the 2021 Annual General Meeting.

Nomination schedule

Jan. 18

Nomination packages sent to all members and posted online

Feb. 17

Nomination deadline


Nominating Committee reviews nominations and selects preferred candidate

May 7

Nominating Committee recommends candidate during the May meeting of the Board of Directors

June 12

New President-Elect approved at Annual General Meeting

Selection criteria

The Nominating Committee will use the following criteria to select a candidate for President-Elect:


  • 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

Candidate selection

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.


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