Fair Vote Nova Scotia


FVNS Executive
An Executive was elected at the 2012 FVNS Annual General Meeting as per the Bylaws. The 2012-2013 Executive is:
  • Andy Blair (President) ahblair-at-yahoo.com

  • A federal policy adviser originally from the West Coast (but having lived across the country) Andy was co-founder of Fair Vote Canada's first Quebec chapter and first university club, and has been active for many years in a number of non-profits and campaigns including the Vote for MMP Campaign in Ontario. Andy lives in Halifax with wife Claudia and daughter Maya.

  • Sahar Yousefi (Vice-President) sahar.yousefi-at-gmail.com

  • Sahar Yousefi has called Dartmouth home since she was 6 years-old, but has lived in three different countries throughout her life. She graduated from Dalhousie University with a degree in International Development Studies and Spanish & Latin American Studies and has been involved with several non-governmental organizations over the years, including Oxfam Canada and the Institute for Canadian Citizenship. Sahar currently spends her time filmmaking, studying, bookkeeping, and volunteering, for both work and pleasure.

  • Matt Settle (Treasurer) matt_settle-at-hotmail.com

  • Steve Caines (Secretary) sacaines-at-gmail.com

  • Steve was born in Halifax and grew up in Sackville, NS. He attended the NSAC in Truro and graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture. Most of Steve's work over the years has been in the environmental field. He has worked mainly in the non-profit sector, but has worked for private industry and also briefly as part of the public service. He is a contributing member of the Halifax Media Co-op and has been a volunteer with the Sackville Rivers Association for 10 years. Steve lives in Halifax with his fiance Allie.

  • Stella Lord (Member at Large) lords-at-eastlink.ca

  • Doug Kane (Member at Large) dougkan-at-gmail.com
Any Fair Vote Canada member in good standing residing in Nova Scotia may run for a position on the FVNS Executive. We use the Single Transferrable Vote for fair elections - here is how votes are counted. If you are interested in getting involved (or in volunteering on particular projects) please contact Andy Blair under the "Contact" section in the menu to the left.
:: posted 12/Sep/2012