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Our Board of Directors


The Colchester-East Hants Regional Library Board is composed of 10 members:

  • 2 members appointed by the Municipality of Colchester
  • 2 members appointed by the Municipality of East Hants
  • 2 members appointed by the Province of Nova Scotia
  • 2 members appointed by the Town of Truro
  • 2 members appointed by the Town of Stewiacke.

The Board provides important oversight, particularly for setting strategic direction, overseeing financial management and reporting, establishing policies and ethical standards for management, and building community relationships.

The Colchester-East Hants Regional Library Board is a corporation that governs the Library in accordance with the Nova Scotia Libraries Act, which regulates regional library service in the Province.


Contact Us

You can contact any member of the Library Board via:

Colchester-East Hants Public Library
Admin Office
754 Prince Street
Truro, NS B2N 1GN
(902) 895 – 0235

Councillor Norval Mitchell

Chair – Municipality of East Hants

Deputy Mayor Roseanne Chapman

1st Vice-Chair – Town of Stewiacke

Councillor Michael Perry

2nd Vice-Chair – Municipality of East Hants

Councillor Alison Graham

Treasurer – Town of Truro

Nathan Little

Province of Nova Scotia

Donna MacGillivray

Town of Truro

Councillor Karen MacKenzie

Municipality of Colchester

Councillor Marie Benoit

Municipality of Colchester

Councillor Mary Commo

Town of Stewiacke

Ruby McDorman

Province of Nova Scotia

Become a Volunteer Board Member

Are you looking to make a difference in your community and build your resume? You can apply to serve as a volunteer member on the Colchester-East Hants Regional Library Board through the Province of Nova Scotia’s Agencies, Boards and Commissions (ABCs). Follow the link to learn more about current vacancies and how to apply.

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The Colchester-East Hants Public Library Board typically meets five times a year. Board meetings are open to the public, but if a confidential matter needs to be discussed, that portion of the meeting may be held in private. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is usually held the fourth Tuesday of June.

If you would like to attend an upcoming meeting of the Library Board to observe or to make a presentation, please contact us at to confirm date, time and location.


2021 Meeting Schedule

The Colchester-East Hants Public Library Board usually meets at the Truro Library, starting at 6:30pm, but has been conducting meetings online through the pandemic. This year’s meeting schedule is listed below.

  • Tuesday, January 26
  • Tuesday, April 27
  • Tuesday, June 22
  • Tuesday, September 28
  • Tuesday, November 23


Meeting Minutes

Board meeting minutes are available to the public upon request.

If you’re interested in viewing meeting minutes, please contact us at