Millie Colbourne – Chair
Member at Large

Menna Maclsaac – Vice Chair
Member at Large
Grand View Manor
Lorna O’Grady
Facility-Based Long Term Care
Harbour View Hospital
Corey Mackenzie
Home Care/ Home Support
 Indigenous Services Canada
Tracy D’Entremont 
Front Line Representative
Shannon Mcllellan  
Community-Based Disability Support Program
Colchester Residential Services Society
Jason MacLean
Labour Representative
Harman Singh
Facility-Based Disability Support Program
Breton Ability Center
Andrea Vardy
Workers’ Compensation Board

Methods & Bylaws

Using an evidence-based approach, we work in collaboration with our partners and stakeholders including the Nova Scotia Department of Health and WellnessNova Scotia Department of Community Services, the Workers Compensation Board of Nova Scotia, other industry safety associations, researchers, employers, employees, unions and others to deliver programs and services that promote effective practices for health and safety throughout the sector and ensure health and safety educational resources are available to all stakeholders.


AWARE-NS is governed by a Board of Directors representing the Nova Scotia Health Authority, home care, community based care, facility based long term care, front line workers and labor. The Directors seek support and guidance from stakeholders in the health and community services sector therefore; a representative from each of the following is invited to every Director’s meeting in an ex-officio capacity:
AWARE-NS is a non-profit provincial association and receives funding from the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness.