Staff Directory

Staff Directory

General Inquiries Mailing Address

Tel: 902-468-1866
Toll free: 1-800-563-3427
Fax: 902-468-6578
info@doctorsns.com

Doctors Nova Scotia
25 Spectacle Lake Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
B3B 1X7


 

Chief Executive Officer

Nancy MacCready-Williams
902-481-4918
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4918

Physician Compensation and Practice Support

Brent Andrews
Physician advisor (Zone 1 and 4)
Community-based physician outreach
902-225-8577 (cell)
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4901

Doctors Nova Scotia Teams

Office of the President

Dr. Tim Holland
902-481-4933
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4933

Corporate Services

Charmaine Smith
Director, corporate services
Human resources and governance
902-481-4930
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4930
Sonia Abi-Ajab
Executive assistant to the President and CEO
Team lead, admin support; enquiries about sections
902-481-4900
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4900
Cat Henderson
Information technology and project manager
Staff IT support and lead for organizational projects
902-481-4942
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4942
Nancy Milford
Legal counsel and privacy officer
Legal counsel; assistance with privacy concerns
902-481-4921
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4921

Finance and Member Benefits

Kevin Chapman
Director, partnerships and finance
Strategic management of stakeholder relationships
902-481-4905
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4905
Debbie Traer
Administrative coordinator and reception
Admin support to director, partnerships and finance
902-481-4943
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4943
David Topple
Manager, finance and member benefits
Budgets and financial statements
902-481-4907
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4907
Annette Awalt
Administrative coordinator and accounts payable clerk
Admin for member benefits, accounts payable clerk
902-481-4902
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4902
Colleen Sears
Payroll and finance administrator
Payroll, parental leave, honoraria, tax forms
902-481-4929
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4929
Catherine Gervais
Member benefits advisor
Team lead, member benefits and professional support
902-481-4904
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4904
Deborah Wentzell
Member benefits coordinator
Health and dental plan; member dues
902-481-4932
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4932

Physician Compensation and Practice Support

Alana Patterson
Director, physician compensation and practice support
Lead negotiator; compensation
902-481-4927
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4927
Midaley Shirley-Fletcher
Administrative coordinator
Admin support for physician compensation team
902-481-4914
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4914
Maureen Connolly
Compensation manager, clinical/academic funding plans
Clinical/academic funding plan specialist
902-481-4906
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4906
Derek Law
Compensation manager, fee-for-service
Fees and fee applications
902-481-4916
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4916
Jessica Moore
Compensation manager, Master Agreement and Fee Schedule
Fees and fee applications; billing, audit and appeal issues
902-481-4922
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4922
Kim Oakley
Compensation manager, physician advisory team lead
APP contracts, on-call and locum
902-481-4924
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4924
Dr. Ken Wilson
Medical consultant
Fee applications; audit and appeal; billing education
902-481-4925
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4925
Derek Stewart
Physician advisor (Zones 2 and 3)
Community-based physician outreach
902-565-4568 (cell)
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4931
Jennifer Girard
Physician advisor, (Zone 4)
Community-based physician outreach
902-481-4912
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4912

Health Policy

Stewart Gray
Senior eHealth strategist
eHealth initiatives and related policy/contract issues
902-481-4909
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4909
Katie Mallam
Senior policy advisor
Government relations; physician leadership and advocacy
902-481-4919
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4919
Brent Andrews
EMR Advisor, IWK, Central, Western, and Northern zone
Provide EMR guidance and advice to physicians
902-225-8577 (cell)
1-800-563-3427
Derek Stewart
EMR advisor, Eastern and Northern zone
Provide EMR guidance and advice to physicians
902-565-4568 (cell)
1-800-563-3427

Communications

Kim Bottomley
Associate director, communications
Communications and member engagement strategy
902-481-4903
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4903
Anita Samson
Administrative coordinator
Administrative support for the communications team
902-481-4928
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4928
Austen Gilliland
Editor
doctorsNS magazine; website; special publications
902-481-4910
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4910
Marnie Gillis
Creative director
Creative lead
902-481-4911
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4911
Janice Hudson
Communications advisor
Social media; media relations support
902-481-4936
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4936
Barb Johnson
Senior communications advisor
Lead media relations
902-481-4915
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4915
Melissa Murray
Communications coordinator
Lead website content, advertising; event coordinator
902-481-4923
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4923