Board of Directors

YWCA Halifax Board Executive Committee


Alana Patterson, President

Director, Physician Compensation & Negotiations, Doctors Nova Scotia


Meghan Cadue, Vice President

Marketing Manager, True North Clinical Research


Nikki Mills, Treasurer 

Senior Corporate Accountant – Financial Reporting, High Liner Foods


JoAnn Alberstat, Secretary

Media Relations Advisor, Communications Nova Scotia


YWCA Halifax Board Directors


Cyndy Allen

Manager, Total Compensation and Employee Services, Emera


Jennifer Ashton

Independent Consultant, PR, Corporate Social Responsibility, Community Engagement


Alison Bird

Professional Conduct Consultant, College of Registered Nurses of Nova Scotia


Leslie Bishop

Leadership Coach & Facilitator 


Krystyn Casto

Registration Coordinator, CPA Atlantic


Adena Cox

Research Coordinator, IWK Health Centre 


Diana Metlege

Lawyer, Metlege Law


Sanela Moraca

Program Manager, Canadian Centre for Vaccinology, CIRN


Suying Wang, CPA, CA, MBA

Director, BMO Corporate Finance Division


Jennifer Forde 

Accounting Manager, LED Roadway Lighting Ltd.


Melanie Bremner

Alumni Officer, Dalhousie University