Our Board of Directors

2023 Board of Directors
2023 Board of Directors


Our Board of Directors represents the public to ensure we’re operating in accordance with the Memorandum of Association and Hearing and Speech Nova Scotia (HSNS) Board bylaws and policies.

The Board of Directors is responsible for: 

  • Establishing strategic direction
  • Providing for excellent management
  • Overseeing organization activities and resources
  • Ensuring Board effectiveness and accountability

 

 

 

How the Board governs

Policies

The Board establishes and regularly reviews policies, providing guidance to those responsible for leading and managing Hearing & Speech Nova Scotia through the CEO. Our Board Policy and Governance Review Committee leads this work.

Decision-making

The Board’s decisions are informed by and consistent with the HSNS Memorandum of Association, Board bylaws and policies, HSNS values and the HSNS ethics framework to advance HSNS mission and goals.

Board bylaws

Monitoring

The Board regularly monitors and assesses organizational performance, risks and outcomes. The Board periodically reviews its roles, responsibilities, and accountability to HSNS stakeholders during the strategic planning cycle.

Individual roles and responsibilities of the Board are outlined in the HSNS Board Member Commitment form. Members acknowledge their individual responsibilities and disclose any potential conflict of interest.

Board members are responsible for attending regular (monthly) Board meeting, participating in Board orientation, education and evaluation activities, and in Board committees or HSNS working groups.

Board Meeting Minutes

Join our Board of Directors

HSNS is seeking volunteers to serve on its passionate and engaged Board of Directors. The Board of Directors Nominating Committee uses standard recruiting procedures to ensure the Board has access to the competencies and stakeholder representation required to govern effectively.

If you are interested in joining the Board, please complete an HSNS Expression of Interest form.

 

Meet Perry Jackson and learn about how he got involved and his experience with the HSNS Board of Directions.

 

Meet our Board

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Mr. Mark Landy

Chair, Riverport
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Ms. Maria Rizzetto

Vice Chair, Sydney
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Mr. Matthew Haley

Secretary-Treasurer, Dartmouth
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Ms. Anne Mason-Browne

CEO, Halifax
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Mr. Jon Frost

Halifax
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Dr. John Grant

Wolfville
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Dr. Anuroop Kaur

Halifax
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Dr. Michael Kiefte

Halifax
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Dr. Magdalena Kujath

Kentville
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Ms. Josette Marchand

Petit de Grat
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Mr. Gordon Moore

Halifax
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Ms. Adline Noronha

Halifax
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Ms. Vickie Sullivan

Halifax
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Ms. Emma Vossen

Halifax