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Board of Governors

Role of the Board

The NSCC Board of Governors is responsible for establishing the governing policies that direct the College in its pursuit to enhance the social and economic wellbeing of Nova Scotia through training and education.

The Board appoints the president to provide the general management and direction for the programs, services and business affairs of NSCC.

Board members

Meeting schedule

Board meetings are open to the public, unless there's a matter related to personnel, property, labour relations, legal opinions, or other similar matters in which case the Board may meet in private session. Circumstances may dictate a change in meeting arrangements, and any interested party should contact the Secretary to the Board of Governors to confirm meeting dates and locations.

Upcoming meetings

  • October 17, 2024 (Sydney Waterfront Campus, Sydney)
  • December 12, 2024 (TBD)
  • February 20, 2025 (IT Campus, Halifax)
  • April 24, 2025 (IT Campus, Halifax)
  • June 19, 2025 (IT Campus, Halifax)

Minutes of the Board

Regular minutes of the Board of Governors are posted here as they're approved and are available from the Secretary to the Board. For minutes not posted, contact the Secretary.

Approved minutes


Contact the Board

Correspondence to the Board or individual Board members should be sent to:

Christabell Pinchin

Christabell Pinchin
Secretary, Board of Governors
Executive Assistant, President's Office

Institute of Technology Campus
5685 Leeds Street
PO Box 1153
Halifax , Nova Scotia B3J 2X1
Phone: 902-491-6701
Cell: 902-237-0887
Fax: 902-491-4825

Origin of the Board

Nova Scotia Community College moved to self-governance with the proclamation of the Community Colleges Act on April 1, 1996. With this event, the Board of Governors became the governing body of the College.