Associate Deputy Minister Appointed to Community Services

Executive Council

November 29, 2013 10:48 AM

A new associate deputy minister has been appointed to help guide Community Services as it continues to help Nova Scotia's most vulnerable.

Nancy MacLellan was appointed to the position after serving as executive director of service delivery at Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations since 2006.

"Ms. MacLellan brings a wealth of experience to this role," said Community Services Minister Joanne Bernard. "There is lots of good work to do and we're happy Ms. MacLellan can bring her expertise to the department."

Community Services has two associate deputy minister positions. Ms. MacLellan will be serving associate deputy minister responsible for strategic initiatives.

The position has been vacant following Lynn Hartwell's appointment as Deputy Minister of the department in September.

Dave Ryan currently serves as associate deputy minister responsible for operations.


FOR BROADCAST USE:

     Nancy MacLellan has been named Associate Deputy Minister of

Community Services.

     Ms. MacLellan had served as executive director of service

delivery at Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations since

2006 and will be responsible for strategic initiatives at

Community Services in her new role.

     Minister Joanne Bernard says there is lots of good work to

do and Ms. MacLellan bring a wealth of experience to the role.

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