Board of Directors

With great vision and singular commitment to the cause, the Discovery Centre’s Board of Directors brings together members of the academic, public and corporate communities to share their time and talent. The Board provides strategic direction and support to the Discovery Centre staff and works tirelessly to position the Centre at the forefront of the community.



Steve Rankin, Chair
Director of External Relations, Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline

Dov Bercovici, President & CEO
Discovery Centre

Owen Barnhill, Treasurer
Senior Director of Finance & Corporate Development, Eastlink

Pamela Scott Crace, Member
Editor at Large

Andrew Boswell, Member
President, Nova Communications

Rick Emberley, Past Chair
Senior Council, M5, MQO Research



Richard Butts
President, Clayton Developments Limited

Sheree Conlon
Partner, Stewart McKelvey Lawyers

Colin Dodds
President Emeritus and Professor of Finance, Saint Mary’s University

Natasha Fletcher
CFO – Part Time, Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic

Dennis Langille
Project Manager MAT/SF, Michelin North America (Canada) Inc.

Gerald (Jerry) Lawson
Director, Information & Communication Technology Investment Attraction, Nova Scotia Business Inc.

Jonathan Lewis
President, Eastport Financial Group

Bob MacKay

Stephanie MacQuarrie
Associate Professor, Cape Breton University

Chris Moore
Dean, Faculty of Science, Dalhousie University

Doug Raphael
President, Raphael and Steinberg Construction (RSC Group)

Marilyn Webster (Ex-Officio)
Science Consultant, Nova Scotia Department of Education


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