Our Board of Directors
EfficiencyOne is led by a Board of Directors with extensive professional experience serving private, public and non-profit organizations.
William LaheyBA, BA (Juris), LLM, Chair of the Board of Directors
William Lahey is President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of King’s College and Associate Professor at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University.
Faten AlshazlyBSc, MFA
Faten is the Founder and Chief Creative Officer of WeUsThem, a full-service ad agency with a client roster that includes Telus, the Eastern Caribbean Central Union, the Canadian Space Agency, Government of Canada, The Kempinski Group, Kaplan International, Cambridge University, Government of Jamaica, Dalhousie University and the Sinai Health System to name a few.
Corinne BooneBA, MES, CDI.D
Corinne Boone is a seasoned executive with 30 years of experience in the “business” of sustainability, focusing on climate risk, carbon markets and environment, social and governance (ESG) factors.
Raymond CôtéBSc, MSc
Raymond Côté is Professor Emeritus in Resource and Environmental Studies at Dalhousie University. He has served the Province of Nova Scotia on numerous boards, committees and round tables. He has been a columnist on business and environment for the Burnside News for 21 years.
Jack KyteBSc, DIJ
Jack Kyte is a communications and public relations professional with over 35 years as an executive in Nova Scotia’s pulp and paper industry and is currently on the Board of the Aberdeen Health Foundation. He resides in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.
Carol MacCullochBComm, MA
Carol MacCulloch has vast experience as a non-profit executive and director. She previously served as Board Chair of the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency.
Joan McArthur-BlairBA, MEd, EdD
Dr. Joan McArthur-Blair, Co-President of Cockell McArthur-Blair Consulting is an inspirational writer, speaker and facilitator. She believes positive leadership matters in the world and all of her work is around enabling and fostering that generative possibility.
Karen MinerBBA, MA Planning, ICD.D
Karen Miner is an expert in values-based business, with an emphasis on co-operatives, credit unions, and social enterprises.
Sean O'ConnorBComm, CPA, CA
Sean O’Connor is a businessman with interests in several small and medium-sized businesses in Atlantic Canada. An accountant by training, he has held senior positions in both the private and public sectors.
Dan O’HalloranMSc, PEng
Dan O'Halloran, with close to 50 years of professional engineering, management and business experience, has been involved in a wide range of projects in Atlantic Canada and further afield.
Vicky SharpeBSc, PhD, ICD.D
Vicky Sharpe has served on boards for over 20 years mainly in the energy and financial arenas. She has 35 years of diverse experience in the power, energy and natural resource sectors, has extensive investment networks, international exposure and is a seasoned director (ICD.D 2005).
Michele Wood-TweelFCPA, FCA
Michele Wood-Tweel has more than 35 years of experience in the accounting profession and she is the Vice-President, Regulatory Affairs at CPA Canada.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Stephen MacDonaldCPA, CA, President and Chief Executive Officer
Stephen MacDonald is the President and Chief Executive Officer of EfficiencyOne, the not-for-profit operator of Canada’s first electricity efficiency utility, Efficiency Nova Scotia.
EfficiencyOne voluntarily discloses the annual salary of our CEO, the salary range and aggregate compensation of our Executive Team, and the annual compensation of our Board of Directors.