Our Team

The Board's staff is led by a Chief Executive Officer who reports to the Board. The CEO is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Board and a staff of thirty-eight professional and support personnel. The Board maintains its administrative office in Halifax, Nova Scotia and its Geoscience Research Centre in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.

CNSOPB Organizational Structure as of Nov 29, 2019

CNSOPB Designations and Appointments as of Nov 29, 2019

CNSOPB Salary Scales/Job Rates as of April 01, 2019

 Proactive Publication

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) is listed as a government institution pursuant to the Access to Information Act.  As of June 21, 2019, Sections 82 and 83 of the Access to Information Act require that travel and hospitality expenses are to be proactively published within 30 days after the end of the month in which any of these expenses incurred by a senior officer or employee has been reimbursed. 

The following sections provide the information related to the reimbursed travel and hospitality expenses of all Board Members and of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Public disclosure of these expenses represents an important level of transparency and responsibility that is key to the CNSOPB’s mission and values.

Travel and hospitality expense statements will be posted as described in the following table.  Please note that the travel expense statements will posted once all of the travel related expenses have been reimbursed. 

Reporting period in which expenses reimbursed Publication deadline *
Period 1: April 1 to April 30 May 30
Period 2: May 1 to May 31 June 30
Period 3: June 1 to June 30 July 30
Period 4: July 1 to July 31 August 30
Period 5: August 1 to August 31 September 30
Period 6: September 1 to September 30 October 30
Period 7: October 1 to October 31 November 30
Period 8: November 1 to November 30 December 30
Period 9: December 1 to December 31 January 30
Period 10: January 1 to January 31 March 2
Period 11: February 1 to February 28 March 30
Period 12: March 1 to March 31 April 30

* When the deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the information will be published by the last business day before that weekend or holiday.

Questions with regards to these expenses should be directed to info@cnsopb.ns.ca.

Travel and Hospitality Expense Reports

*Please note that some reports have been archived. For more information, please contact us at info@cnsopb.ns.ca.

R. Keith MacLeod, P.Eng - Board Chairperson
Roger Percy - Provincial Board Member
Harold K. Giddens, B.Eng, P.Eng - Alternate Provincial Board Member
Corrina Bryson - Federal Board Member
Barbara B. Pike - Federal Board Member
Christine Bonnell-Eisnor - Acting Chief Executive Officer
Stuart Pinks - Past Chief Executive Officer