Our Board of Directors
EfficiencyOne is led by a Board of Directors with extensive professional experience serving private, public and non-profit organizations.
William LaheyB.A., B. A. (Juris), LL.M., Chair of the Board of Directors
William Lahey is President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of King’s College and Associate Professor at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University.
Raymond CôtéB.Sc., M.Sc.
Raymond Côté is Professor Emeritus in Resource and Environmental Studies at Dalhousie University. He has served the Province of Nova Scotia on numerous boards, committees and round tables. He has been a columnist on business and environment for the Burnside News for 21 years.
Hector JacquesO.C., M. Eng. D. Comm. (Hon.), P. Eng. FEIC, D. Law (Hon.)
Hector Jacques, a well-known name in Canadian engineering, is a founding partner of Jacques Whitford and Associates Ltd. Set up in 1972 to offer earth sciences expertise to the Atlantic region, the company grew under his direction as CEO into an international operation with 45 offices employing 1,700 professionals worldwide.
Jack KyteB.Sc, DIJ
Jack Kyte is a communications and public relations professional with over 35 years as an executive in Nova Scotia’s pulp and paper industry and is currently on the Board of the Aberdeen Health Foundation. He resides in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.
Carol MacCullochB. Comm., M.A.
Carol MacCulloch has vast experience as a non-profit executive and director. She previously served as Board Chair of the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency.
Joan McArthur-BlairB.A., M.Ed., Ed.D.
Dr. Joan McArthur-Blair, Co-President of Cockell McArthur-Blair Consulting is an inspirational writer, poet, speaker and facilitator.
Sean O'ConnorB. Comm., C.P.A, C.A
Sean O’Connor is a businessman with interests in several small and medium-sized businesses in Atlantic Canada. An accountant by training, he has held senior positions in both the private and public sectors.
Dan O’HalloranM.Sc., P. Eng.
Dan O'Halloran, with close to 50 years of professional engineering, management and business experience, has been involved in a wide range of projects in Atlantic Canada and further afield.
Vicky Sharpe has served on boards for over 18 years mainly in the energy, innovation and financial arenas. She has 35 years of diverse experience in the power, energy and natural resource sectors, extensive investment networks, international exposure and is a seasoned director (ICD.D 2005).
Michele Wood-TweelFCPA, FCA
Michele Wood-Tweel has more than 35 years of experience in the accounting profession and she is the Vice-President, Regulatory Affairs at CPA Canada.
EfficiencyOne Chief Executive Officer
Stephen MacDonaldCPA, Chief Executive Officer
Stephen MacDonald is the Chief Executive Officer of EfficiencyOne, the not-for-profit operator of Canada’s first electricity efficiency utility, Efficiency Nova Scotia.
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