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Greenways Nova Scotia

Greenways Nova Scotia Officers and Directors


Robert W. (Bob) Connell
Chair, Greenways Nova Scotia
Annapolis Valley Resident
Sergeant RCMP Retired
President, Cornwallis River Pathways Society (Active-Transportation)
Chair, Western Kings Community Health Board, Annapolis Valley Health
Independent Health, Wellness and Fitness Advocate

John Hawkins
Vice Chair, Greenways Nova Scotia
Chezzetcook resident
Chair, Halifax Regional Trails Assoc.
Chair, Chezzetcook-Musquodoboit Trail Assoc.
Director Nova Scotia Ramblers Bicycle Club
Retired construction contractor

Rev. Barbara Bishop M.A., M.Div. Retired
Secretary-Treasurer, Greenways Nova Scotia
High School Teacher and Department Head (Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario)
Senior Minister (Ontario and Nova Scotia)
Ontario: Mental Health Advisory
Donner Foundation Grant (integrating congregational resources re:domestic violence)
Mothers of Pre-Schoolers support, Good Food Box
Nova Scotia: President, Paradise Active Healthy Living Society,
Member/Trustee of community infrastructure supports, e.g. Heritage School, Community Hall...


Glyn Bissix BSc, MSc(exercise physiology and biology), Ph.D.
(London School of Economics-Natural Resources and Environmental Management)
Professor of Recreation Management and Kinesiology; and Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Acadia University.
Co-author: Integrated Resource and Environmental Management-the human dimension
President: Kieran Pathways Society

Warren B. Ervine M.A.Sc. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Stanford), P.Eng. (Ont and NS)
Lower Sackville N.S.
Registered Professional Engineer (51 years)
Prof. of Geology (retired): Univ. of Cal., Univ. of Waterloo, Dalhousie Univ.
Consultant to numerous petroleum, mining, and engineering companies
Board member of 5 trail organizations (NSPACTS, HRTA, SLRPA, HikeNS, IAT)
Board member of 5 other community organizations

Alexander (Sandy) Mackinnon LLB

Chris Milburn MSc., MD, CCFP
ER physician with an interest in physical rehabilitation, sports medicine
     and lifestyle modification as preventative medicine
Currently working and living back home in Sydney NS
Long interest in running/cycling/swimming/triathlon including head of master's swim team,
     president of Cape Breton Roadrunners, etc.
Member of health promotion committees both provincially with DoctorsNS and
     nationally with Canadian Medical Association

John Owen
New Minas
Retired Engineer

Gail J. Smith BBA. MBA
Retired Banker
Extensive background in strategic business development and management covering aspects of market development, finance, technology, risk management and corporate governance.
Formerly Senior Vice-President, Business Products & Services, Scotiabank
Member, Board of Directors of the Canadian Payments Association

Paul Euloth
Regional Trails Coordinator, Halifax Regional Municipality

Jessie DeBaie
Assistant Regional Trails Coordinator, Halifax Regional Municipality