Governance: Board of Directors

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

Kim Brooks
President and Vice-Chancellor
Dalhousie University

Joël Dickinson
President and Vice-Chancellor
Mount Saint Vincent University

Don Bureaux – Chair
President and Chief Executive Officer
Nova Scotia Community College 

Andrew Hakin
President and Vice-Chancellor
St. Francis Xavier University 

Nancy MacLellan
Order in Council Appointment

Nicholas Nickerson – Secretary/Treasurer
Chief Scientist and Co-founder

Karen Oldfield
President and Chief Executive Officer
Nova Scotia Health Authority

Marc Sauer
Chief Science Officer

Robert Summerby-Murray
President and Vice-Chancellor
Saint Mary’s University

Kathleen Trott
Deputy Minister
Office of Addictions and Mental Health

Annika Voltan – Vice Chair
Executive Director
Impact Organizations of Nova Scotia (IONS)

Important Documents

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