John Smith is the Foundation’s Chair and the lead for the Communications Committee. Originally from Newfoundland, John now lives in Bridgetown. John has been an avid volunteer for over 30 years with various organizations and has a keen interest in the future of health care in Nova Scotia. John is also chair of the Annapolis Community Health Board, the Active Kids Healthy Kids Society, the Annapolis County Accessibility Advisory Committee, and is a member of the Middleton Accessibility Advisory Committee.
Don Hyslop, the Foundation Vice-Chair, is originally from New Brunswick, a retired educator and has lived in the Kingston/Greenwood area for over 40 years. Don has volunteered his time and efforts for several organizations over the years and has twice received Volunteer of the Year Awards. In 2002 he was awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers. Now, Don brings his unbridled enthusiasm to the Foundation in his role as Community Navigator for the Mid Valley Region Physician Recruitment & Retention Committee.
Anne Crowell, MT, is the Foundation’s Secretary. Anne runs her own Massage Therapy Clinic in Middleton and is a Director with the Massage Therapists’ Association of Nova Scotia. In addition to healthcare being her vocation, Anne has been volunteering in the sector for many years. A result-oriented performer with seemingly unlimited energy, Anne is a founding member and Vice Chair of the Mid Valley Region Physician Recruitment & Retention Committee; Vice Chair and Secretary/Treasurer for the Annapolis County Active Kids Healthy Kids Society; and holds a seat on the Annapolis Community Health Board.
Lynn Moar assumed the position of Treasurer of the Foundation in June of 2022. Lynn comes to us with over 40 years’ experience in bookkeeping. She recently received her Associate Certificate in Local Government Administration from Dalhousie University, thus broadening her knowledge of administration and finance of public service and charitable entities. She has served on several health-related boards, including the Annapolis Community Health Board and the Kingston Greenwood Mental Health Association. A resident of Middleton, Lynn is looking forward to her work with the Foundation.
Michael Fairn is the Administrative Assistant with the Foundation. A native of Bridgetown, his career and experience in various aspects of the health care industry enable him to provide the office and technical support required by a very busy and dedicated Board.