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We're here to help you

The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia can help you by:

  • Providing you with information on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • Connecting you to programs and services near you
  • Supporting you in making a difference in our community

The Dementia Helpline

1-800-611-6345 (toll free within Nova Scotia) or 902-422-7961
Email: [email protected]

Chief Executive Officer

John Britton, CEO
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 223
Email: [email protected]

Programs and Services:

Sacha Nadeau, Director of Programs and Services
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 244
Email: [email protected]

Kaija Whittam, Manager of Client Services
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 227
Email: [email protected]

Mallory Perry, Team Lead, Client Services
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 225
Email: [email protected]

Melissa Ray, Client Services Coordinator
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 249
Email: [email protected]

Emma Meulenkamp, Client Services Coordinator
Tel: 902-225-8294
Email: [email protected]

Ceilidh Haliburton, Client Services Coordinator
Tel: 902-220-0962
Email: [email protected]

Leslie Coleman, Client Services Coordinator
Tel: 782-409-5283
Email: [email protected]

Sarah Mosher, Client Services Coordinator
Tel: 902-456-2590
Email: [email protected]

Elizabeth Fitzgerald, Client Services & FirstLink® Outreach Coordinator
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 228
Email: [email protected]

Kirstie Creighton, Manager of Education & Belonging
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 229
Email: [email protected]

Kara Gouthro-Murgatroyd, Counselling Therapist & Team Lead, Education
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 242
Email: [email protected]

Beth House, Team Lead, Dementia Friendly Communities
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 233
Email: [email protected]

Chelsea Slawter-Wright, Education & Engagement Coordinator, African Nova Scotian Communities 
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 232
Email: [email protected]

Shelby Riley, Education Coordinator
Tel: 902-456-8206
Email: [email protected]

Heather Murdock, Programs and Services Administration Coordinator
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 243
Email: [email protected]

Marco Redden, Lead, Research & Evaluation
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 258
Email: [email protected]

Ryleigh Daigle, Programs and Services Intake Coordinator
Tel: 902-220-4989
Email: [email protected]

Regional Education & Outreach

Connie VanBerkel, Senior Manager of Programs & Community Development
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 247
Email: [email protected]

Catherine Shepherd, Education & Outreach Regional Coordinator & Provincial Lead, FirstLink®
Cape Breton
Tel: 902-842-1314
Email: [email protected]

Beth Bennett, Education & Outreach Regional Coordinator
Guysborough, Antigonish & Pictou County
Tel: 902-870-2054
Email: [email protected]

Claire Jimmison, Education & Outreach Regional Coordinator
Annapolis Valley
Tel: 902-790-4189

Donna Lawrence, Education & Outreach Regional Coordinator
Northern Region (Cumberland, Colchester, East Hants)
Tel: 902-220-3823
Email: [email protected]

Sandra Hubbard-Leblanc, Education & Outreach Regional Coordinator
Tri-County (Yarmouth, Shelburne, Digby)
Tel: 902-774-0042
Email: [email protected]

Rhonda Lemire, Education & Outreach Regional Coordinator
South Shore
Tel: 902-527-6962
Email: [email protected]


Charles MacKenzie, Director of Philanthropy
Tel: 782-409-6056
Email: [email protected]

Denise Collier, Manager of Transformational Giving
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 241
Email: [email protected]

Denise Fitzgerald, Donor Relations Coordinator
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 259
Email: [email protected]

Lauren Barron, Annual Giving Coordinator
Tel: 902-943-9454
Email: [email protected]

MacKenzie Mayer, Fund Development Coordinator
Tel: 902-233-2933
Email: [email protected]

Nick Locke, Fund Development Consultant 
Tel: 902-221-4323
Email: [email protected]

Finance & Operations:

Audrey Milley, Director of Finance & Operations
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 246
Email: [email protected]

Amara Waddell, Operations Coordinator
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 260

Sarah Creelman, Operations Coordinator
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 221
Email: [email protected]

Douglas Wetmore, Operations Coordinator
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 221
Email: [email protected]

Volunteer Recruitment & Support

Marilyn MacMullin, Volunteers Coordinator
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 245
Email: [email protected]

Communications & Marketing

Jenna Farrell, Manager of Communications & Marketing
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 226
Cell: 902-237-9457
Email: [email protected]

Lesley MacLean, Communications & Marketing Coordinator
Tel: 902-422-7961 ext. 232
Email: [email protected]

Emma Churchill, Communications & Marketing Assistant
Tel: 902-422-7961
Email: [email protected]

Provincial Office:

112-2719 Gladstone Street, Gladstone Ridge Professional Centre (building is setback from street, front entrance at back of parking lot)
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 4W6
Tel: 902-422-7961 or toll free within Nova Scotia 1-800-611-6345
Fax: 902-422-7971
E-mail: [email protected]


Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

About us

We are a leading not-for-profit health charity working to improve the quality of life for Nova Scotians affected by dementia and advance the search for the cause and cure.

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