Policy and Health Issues Committee

Policy and Health Issues Committee

The Policy and Health Issues Committee develops and reviews evidence-based policies, positions and perspectives on issues of interest and importance to Doctors Nova Scotia. This committee serves an advisory role to the Board of Directors.

Criteria

Physicians interested in serving on the Policy and Health Issues Committee must:

  • Be member of Doctors Nova Scotia
  • Be able to commit to a two or three-year term
  • Possess general knowledge and/or interest in health-care issues

Time commitment

Serving on the Policy and Health Issues Committee requires:

  • Two- to three-hour meetings four or five times per year 
  • Two hours of preparation time to read meeting materials 

Expression of interest

Doctors Nova Scotia members interested in serving on the Policy & Health Issues Committee can submit an Expression of Interest form.

Policy & Health Issues Committee Membership
Member Term Date elected/appointed Term ending
Abraham Rudnick, chair 1st December 2020 June 2023
Christine Dipchand 1st June 2020 June 2023
Jose Mejia 2nd June 2020 June 2023
Connor McGuire 2nd June 2019 June 2022
Caitlin Lees 1st June 2019 June 2022
Tania Sullivan 2nd June 2021 June 2024
Ashley Miller 2nd June 2021 June 2024
Elizabeth Munn 1st June 2019 June 2022
Amanda MacDonald (Board representative) 2nd June 2021 June 2024
Ryan Sommers 1st December 2020 June 2023
Chris Milburn 2nd June 2019 June 2022

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.