This committee is also responsible for maintaining appropriate accounting and financial reporting principles and policies. The Audit Committee is advisory to the Board of Directors.
Physicians interested in a position on the Audit Committee must be:
- A member of Doctors Nova Scotia
- Financially literate
- Willing to commit to a two- to three-year term
Serving on the Audit Committee involves:
- Four meetings per year (about two hours each)
- Review of meeting materials
- Additional meetings as required
Expression of interest
Doctors Nova Scotia members interested in serving on the Audit Committee can submit an Expression of Interest form.
There will be one member-at-large vacancy on the Audit Committee as of June 2023 (three-year term). A member-at-large is any member with the right to hold an office (full members, retired members, members on leave, clinical assistants), as outlined in Section 1 of the Rules & Regulations. Interested members must submit an Expression of Interest form.
|Audit Committee Membership|
|Member||Term||Date elected/appointed||Term ending|
|Gerard MacDonald, chair||2nd||June 2020||June 2023|
|Islam Eissa (Board representative)||1st||June 2022||June 2024|
|Robin Lake||1st||June 2022||June 2025|
|Kelly Dakin Hache (Board representative)||1st||June 2022||June 2024|
|Christine Dipchand||1st||June 2020||June 2023|
|Celina White||1st||June 2020||June 2023|
Each member can serve a maximum of two consecutive three-year terms. If the incumbent wants to re-offer for a second term, the appointment must be recommended by the committee and approved by the Board of Directors.