Research Nova Scotia is an independent organization accountable to a board of directors. The members of the Research Nova Scotia board are:

Mr. Don Bureaux, Interim Chair
President, Nova Scotia Community College 

Ms. Ava Czapalay
Deputy Minister, Department of Labour Skills and Immigration

Dr. Andrew Hakin
President, St. Francis Xavier University 

Ms. Jeannine Lagassé
Deputy Minister, Department of Health and Wellness

Ms. Denise LeblancMacDonald 
Director General, Aquatic & Crop Resource Research Centre, NRC

Mr. Bernie Miller
Governor in Council Appointee

Dr. Nicholas Nickerson, Secretary/Treasurer
Chief Scientist and Co-founder, Eosense

Dr. Jeffrey Norrie
Chief Science Officer, Breathing Green Solutions

Dr. Peter Ricketts
President and Vice-Chancellor, Acadia University

Dr. Deep Saini
President and Vice-Chancellor, Dalhousie University

Dr. Robert Summerby-Murray
President, Saint Mary’s University

Dr. David Woolnough
Member at Large

Important Documents

Research Nova Scotia By-Laws
Research Advisory Committee (RAC) – Terms of Reference
Finance, Audit and Risk Committee – Terms of Reference