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, Chair
President, Nova Scotia Community College 

Dr. Andrew Hakin
President, St. Francis Xavier University 

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

Nancy MacLellan
Deputy Minister, Advanced Education

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

Karen Oldfield
Chief Executive Officer Nova Scotia Health Authority

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

Oliver Technow
Chief Executive Officer, Biovectra

Kathleen Trott
Associate Deputy Minister, Health and Wellness

Annika Voltan, Member at Large
Executive Director of Impact Organizations of Nova Scotia

Important Documents

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