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

Peter MacAskill Chair
Nancy F. Barteaux, K.C. Past Chair
David Wilson Vice Chair
Brian Rendell Secretary/Treasurer

Board members

Margaret Chapman
Shirley Dean Women for Music Representative
Yvonne DeRoller Musician Representative
Rachel Desoer Musician Representative
Kathleen Franklin  
Dr. Jane Gordon
Mark Gosine, K.C., ICD.D
Maile Graham-Laidlaw
Ziad Lawen
Hal Lewis
John MacLeod
Barbara Meens Thistle, CPHR
ken nogami Ken Nogami Musician Representative
Mark Parkhill
Jill Thomas Myrick
Bob Widdowson

Honorary directors

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