Samantha Kendrick

Co-President

Samantha Kendrick

Samantha Kendrick is from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She has been on the board of director for Nova Scotia for the past 3 ½ years as the Treasurer. She is also a member of the NS Advocacy committee. Samantha currently sits on the National Board of Directors to represent Nova Scotia. Samantha was diagnosed with a platelet dysfunction in her youth, along with her mother and siblings. Growing up with a bleeding disorder has taught Samantha the importance of advocacy and support for the bleeding disorder community. Samantha started volunteering at Maritime Adventures Camp when she was old enough to be a counsellor. Samantha has a background in Human Resource Management. She is excited to use her skills and knowledge to better the bleeding disorder community.

Emileigh Douglas

Co-President

Emileigh Douglas

Emileigh was a member of the NS board of directors previously in the youth representative role from 2017-2019. Emileigh lives with mild Hemophilia B and is passionate about advocacy issues such as ensuring the care and treatment that women with bleeding disorders receive is equitable and improving the quality of life of all people with bleeding disorders. She is currently the chair of the Nova Scotia Advocacy Committee and also sits on the CHS Care and Treatment Committee. Emileigh believes all people with bleeding disorders should be able to live their lives to the fullest without limits!Samantha Kendrick is from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. She has been on the board of director for Nova Scotia for the past 3 ½ years as the Treasurer. She is also a member of the NS Advocacy committee.

Rachel Wright

Vice President

Rachel Wright

Rachel has been a member of the N.S. Board since 2015 beginning as the Youth Representative. Being the only person in her family known to have a Bleeding Disorder, Rachel became involved in chapter events after recognizing the important role it can have in learning valuable information about her own Platelet Dysfunction as well as many other types of bleeding disorders.

Secretary

Donald J. MacIsaac

 

Director at Large – Youth Representative

Lacie Nickerson

 

Director at Large – Funding

Stephanie Hanrahan

Stephanie became a member of the NS Chapter in 2017, when her son Brayden was diagnosed with Hemophilia A.In 2019, she became an active member on the board. Her 10 year old son has mild Hemophilia A. She lives in Dominion, Nova Scotia (Cape Breton).

Director at Large – Engagement and Awareness

Susan Hart

 

Katie Hines

Director at Large

Katie Hines

Currently Director at Large on the Nova Scotia board, Katie also served as Vice President for 9 years, Secretary for 4 and an additional 3 years in current role. Katie is a carrier of Severe Hemophilia A with low factor VIII levels. 

By-laws

  • Please click here to access our by-laws voted on in September 2014.