Board of Governors

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is governed by a Board of Governors appointed by the Governor in Council. Members are drawn from across the province and represent the business, volunteer and artistic communities.

Board of Governors 

  • Patricia Donnelly, Member of Recruitment Committee
  • David Gorman, Member of Building Commitee
  • Shauntay Grant, Member of Human Resources & Governance Committee, Member of Recruitment Committee
  • Vivek Sood, Chair of Human Resources & Governance Committee, Chair of Building Committee
  • Susan Crocker, Vice Chair, Chair of Capital Campaign Committee, Member of Building Committee
  • Austin Janega, Chair of Audit & Finance Committee, Member of Recruitment Committee
  • Grant Machum, Chair, Member of Recruitment Committee
  • Sarah Moore Fillmore, Interim Director/CEO, ex-officio

Honorary Governors

The Honorary Governors are a group of senior volunteers who, through their leadership and support, have made extensive contributions to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. This lifetime appointment recognizes advocates and ambassadors for the Gallery’s mission and programs.

  • Carol Dodds
  • Tom Forrestall
  • Fred Fountain
  • Robert Geraghty
  • Don MacVicar
  • Mary Maddox
  • John Oliver
  • Donald Oliver
  • Christopher Ondaatje
  • Merv Russell
  • Elizabeth Ryan
  • Robbie Shaw
  • Robert G. C. Sobey
  • Farhad Vladi