Our Board

Our volunteer-driven Board of Directors consists of community and corporate leaders who provide strategic direction and support to Symphony Nova Scotia.

Want to meet our Board? Click below for bios and photos.

Board executive

David Wilson Chair
Peter MacAskill Past Chair
Margaret Chapman Vice Chair
Kathleen Franklin   Treasurer
Maile Graham-Laidlaw Secretary

Board members

Michael Conway
Dr. Jane Gordon
Mark Gosine, K.C., ICD.D
Julia Kent
Ziad Lawen
Hal Lewis
John MacLeod
Barbara Meens Thistle, CPHR
Mark Parkhill
Brian Rendell
Jill Thomas Myrick


Max Kasper Players' Association Chair
Yvonne DeRoller Musician Representative
ken nogami Ken Nogami Musician Representative
Shirley Dean Women for Music Representative

Honorary directors

Dr. Richard Goldbloom, O.C. (1924-2021)
Norman Newman (1928-1993)
Anne Laybolt Women for Music, President