The CMA’s Board of Directors is responsible for the good functioning of the CMA enterprise and to manage its affairs. The CMA Board of Directors will:
- support physicians and CMA's mission of empowering and caring for patients
- support CMA's vision of a vibrant profession and a healthy population
- unite and inspire physicians on health issues and causes that matter
- promote and encourage courageous and influential dialogue and advocacy
Doctors Nova Scotia has one representative on the CMA board.
Doctors Nova Scotia’s CMA board representative is nominated by the association’s own board of directors. The representative can serve a maximum of two terms that are three years in duration.
The Doctors Nova Scotia CMA representative also sits on the association’s Board of Directors as a non-voting member.
Physicians wishing to represent Doctors Nova Scotia on the CMA board of directors must:
- Possess integrity, common sense and good judgment
- Have an understanding of CMA, its vision and mission statements and business
- Have a strategic vision of where the corporation should go and how to get there in practical terms
- Understand accounting, financial, planning and strategic concepts
- Embody leadership, civic-mindedness and the ability to participate on a team
- Be available to attend meetings
- Keep up to date with issues and trends that affect the organization and the profession
- Be willing to get involved on other committees and/or working groups
Serving on the CMA Board of Directors requires:
- Attending at least five in-person meetings per year
- Additional telephone conferences if required
- Attending DNS Board of Directors meetings
Expression of interest
Submit an Expression of Interest form if interested on serving on the CMA’s board of directors.
The current Nova Scotia CMA Board representative is Dr. Gerard MacDonald.