Executive Committee

The Executive Committee ensures the effective management and operation of the Maritime SPOR SUPPORT Unit (MSSU) by approving and supporting the implementation of the MSSU Operational Plan across the three Maritime provinces. The Executive Committee is responsible for monitoring the work of the MSSU to ensure progress toward its objectives.

Current Members

Chair: René Boudreau – Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services (Division), Health

New Brunswick

  • Dr. Ted McDonald – MSSU Principal Investigator (NB); Director, NB Institute for Research, Data and Training

Nova Scotia

  • Dr. David Anderson – MSSU Nominated Principal Investigator; Dean of Medicine, Dalhousie University
  • Jill Casey – NS Department of Health and Wellness
  • Dave Denman – Finance Manager, Research Services, Nova Scotia Health 
  • Marina Hamilton – MSSU Director
  • Donna Rubenstein – MSSU Patient Partner

Prince Edward Island

  • Jim Jenkins – MSSU Patient Partner
  • Dr. Jurgen Krause – MSSU Principal Investigator (PEI); Professor, Faculty of Business, and Director, Centre for Health and Community Research, University of Prince Edward Island
  • Shaun MacNeill – Manager, Policy and Planning, PEI Department of Health and Wellness