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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travel and Hospitality Expense Reports
*Please note that some reports have been archived. For more information, please contact us at email@example.com.
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