Board of Directors

YWCA Halifax Board Executive Committee

Meghan Cadue, President

Digital Marketing Manager, Stewart McKelvey

Jennifer Ashton, Vice President 

Communications Consultant, Up Public Relations

Nikki Mills, Treasurer 

Manager, Assurance at PwC Canada 

JoAnn Alberstat, Secretary

Media Relations Advisor, Communications Nova Scotia

Alana Patterson, Past President

Director, Physician Compensation & Negotiations, Doctors Nova Scotia


YWCA Halifax Board Directors

Leslie Bishop
Leadership Coach & Facilitator 

Sumaya El-falah

Co-chair of the Accessibility Advisory Committee at Mount Saint Vincent University

Melanie Bremner
Alumni Officer, Dalhousie University

Chika Chiekwe
Lawyer, Cox and Palmer

Sascha Hamilton-Miller
Implementation Consultant, Prophix Software

Sharon Ishimwe
Executive Director, MacPhee Centre for Creative Learning

Sylvia Parris Drummond
CEO, Delmore “Buddy” Daye Learning Institute

Alma Khalouf

Commercial Account Manager, TD Bank

Hanaa Al Sharief

Immigration Lawyer, Barteaux Labour and Employment Lawyers Incorporated

Kate Shewan

Director, Finance and Administration, Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society