President-elect 2022-23

President-elect 2022-23

Nominations for the President-Elect are closed.

Nomination schedule

Jan. 17

Nomination packages sent to all members and posted online

March 18

Nominations close

Mid April

Nominating Committee reviews nominations and selects preferred candidate

Apr. 29

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

June 3

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; admin team lead; board and committee support; section inquiries; admin support
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4900