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Board of Governors

Origin and Role of the Board

The 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. It is responsible for establishing the governing policies that direct the College in its pursuit to enhance the social and economic well-being 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 the College.

Meeting Schedule

Meetings of the Board are open to the public, unless there is 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:

  • June 25, 2020
  • October 22, 2020
  • December 10, 2020
  • February 18, 2021
  • April 22, 2021
  • June 24, 2021

Minutes of the Board

The approved minutes from the Regular Meetings of the Board of Governors are posted on this website as they are approved. For minutes that are not posted here, please contact the Secretary to the Board of Governors.

Minutes from the Regular Meetings are available from the Secretary to the Board.

Approved minutes:

February 2020 (PDF 172KB)

December 2019 (PDF 189KB)

October 2019 (PDF 183KB)

June 2019 (PDF 206KB)

April 2019 (PDF 180KB)



Board Members


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