The association’s extended health and dental plan is funded by the Master Agreement (65%) and member premiums (35%).
It is the sole responsibility of the Board of Trustees to administer the health and dental plan as set out in the declaration of trust.
Physicians interested in a position on the Board of Trustees must:
- Be a member of Doctors Nova Scotia
- Be a resident of Nova Scotia
- Be able to act objectively and fairly as a member of an adjudicative body
- Be willing to commit to a three-year term
Knowledge of health plans is not required but would be an asset.
Serving on the Board of Trustees involves:
- A minimum of one meeting annually (additional meetings as needed)
Expression of interest
Doctors Nova Scotia members interested in serving on the Board of Trustees can submit an Expression of Interest form. Any applications received will be considered for the 2018–19 vacancies.
|Board of Trustees Membership|
|Member||Term||Date elected/appointed||Term ending|
|Valerie Ross, chair||1st||June 2015||June 2018|
|Aaron Pink||1st||June 2017||June 2020|
|Sushil Sharma||2nd||June 2017||June 2020|
|Sandra Wajstaub||2nd||June 2017||June 2019|
|Jane Brooks||1st||September 2016||June 2019|
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.