“I saw the impact that Parkinson’s disease had on my Dad. Through my involvement on the Board of Directors, I hope that in some small way I can make a positive difference on others living with Parkinson’s.”

Nancy is CEO of Doctors Nova Scotia, the professional medical association representing more than 3,500 physicians in the province. Since 2011, Nancy has led Doctors Nova Scotia in supporting a healthy and vibrant physician community while working with health system leaders and partners to transform health-care delivery in Nova Scotia.

Nancy holds the distinction of being admitted to Atlantic Canada’s Top 50 CEO Business Hall of Fame, having been named one of Atlantic Business Magazine’s Top 50 CEOs for five consecutive years. She’s also the recipient of the Progress Club Women of Excellence Award (Management and the Professions) and the Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellow Award.

Staying active in her community is also a priority for Nancy, who currently sits on the Halifax Convention Centre Board of Directors and is past chair of the QEII Health Sciences Centre Foundation’s Board of Trustees. She has also served on the Boards of Dalhousie University, United Way Halifax Region and Opera Nova Scotia.

Nancy obtained her Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University in 1989. She also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Saint Mary’s University) and a Master’s degree in Industrial Relations (Queen’s University.) In 2013, Nancy received her ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Nancy lives in St. Margaret’s Bay, Nova Scotia, with her husband Alan, and their three children.