Portrait of Danny Graham

Danny Graham

Chief Engagement Officer

Danny believes Nova Scotians are calling for a new future – one where they can be part of the solutions.

  • Founding Chair, Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Program
  • Former Chief Negotiator for the Nova Scotia Government on Aboriginal Rights
  • Advisor to United Nations Development Programme (and countries on 4 continents) re justice reform

Portrait of Nancy Watson

Nancy M Watson

Managing Director

Nancy is inspired by the potential to transform our society into something better without breaking what’s already there.

  • Director of Communications, Province of Nova Scotia
  • Owner/CEO, Take Thirty Fitness, Nutrition and Lifestyle Centres
  • Principal, Corporate Communications Limited

Michael Flood

Michael Flood

Director, Quality of Life Initiative

Michael believes that there is no one solution to building a stronger Nova Scotia – there are many, and the only way to bring them to life is to collaborate across sectors, ideologies, and backgrounds.

Maria Rose

Communications and Project Specialist

Maria brings passion, empathy and commitment to relationships and projects, and seeks to inspire hope in the face of societal challenges in Nova Scotia.

  • Dalhousie - Double Major International Development Studies and French, Minor Spanish
  • Certificate Intercultural Communication

Alfred Burgesson

Community Catalyst

Alfred believes in the power of fostering complete communities. He is a connector and brings a unique perspective to the work done to engage Nova Scotia.

Claire Parsons

Manager of Community Relations

Claire is committed to bringing Nova Scotians together to share ideas, start projects and to drive change.

Marylise Habiyambere

Intern, Quality of Life Initiative

Marylise works with Engage Nova Scotia because she believes that empowering and strengthening communities in an inclusive manner is important.