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


 

Office of the President

Dr. Robyn MacQuarrie
902-481-4933
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4933

Chief Executive Officer

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

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
Debbie Traer
Administrative coordinator
Administrative support; admin to Director, partnership and finance
902-481-4913
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4913
Trish Bennett
Receptionist
reception, administrative support
902-481-4943
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4943

Finance and Member Benefits

Deborah Wentzell
Member benefits coordinator
Health and dental plan; member dues
902-481-4932
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4932
Catherine Gervais (on leave until January 2021)
Member benefits advisor
Karen Chaisson
Member benefits advisor
Member benefits and professional support
902-481-4904
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4904
Kevin Chapman
Director, partnerships and innovation
Strategic management of stakeholder relationships
902-481-4905
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4905
David Topple
Manager, finance and member benefits
Budgets and financial statements
902-481-4907
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4907
Annette Awalt
Administrative coordinator
Admin for finance and 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

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, physician advisor (Zones 2-Northern and 3-Eastern)
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

Physician Advisory Team

Brent Andrews
E-health advisor
902-225-8577 (cell)
Jennifer Girard
Physician advisor (Zone 1-Western and Zone 4-Central)
Community-based physician outreach
902-481-4912
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4912
Kim Oakley
Team Lead, physician advisor (Zones 2-Northern and 3-Eastern)
Community-based physician outreach
902-481-4924
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4924

Health Policy

Stewart Gray
Senior E-health strategist
E-health initiatives and related policy/contract issues
902-481-4909
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4909
Katie Mallam
Director, policy and physician wellness initiatives
Government relations; physician leadership and advocacy
902-481-4919
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4919
Trish Bennett
Administrative coordinator
Administrative support to Director, policy and physician wellness initiatives
902-481-4943
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4943
Debbie Traer
Administrative coordinator
Administrative support to Senior eHealth strategist
902-481-4913
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4913
Jennifer Boyter
Policy advisor
902-468-1866
1-800-563-3427
Madeleine Mckay
Policy advisor
902-468-1866
1-800-563-3427

Communications

Kim Nakhaie
Director, communications and member engagement
Communications and member engagement strategy
902-481-4903
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4903
Austen Gilliland (on leave until February 2021)
Editor
Marnie Gillis
Creative director
Creative lead
902-481-4911
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4911
Janice Hudson
Editor (acting)
doctorsNS magazine; website; special publications
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
Elizabeth Sutcliffe
Communications advisor
Social media; communications and marketing
902-481-7013
1-800-563-3427 ext. 7013
Anita Samson
Administrative coordinator
Administrative support for the communications team
902-481-4928
1-800-563-3427 ext. 4928