Board of Directors


The Board of Directors is the Association’s governing and policy-making body. On behalf of registered nurses in New Brunswick, the Board ensures that the Association achieves the results defined in the Ends policies in the best interest of the public.


The twelve member Board of Directors is comprised of a President, President-Elect, seven Region Directors and three Public Directors.

The President-Elect is elected for a two year term which is followed by a two year term as President. Region Directors are elected for three year terms by members living within their respective geographic regions and by members who work in the region but do not reside in New Brunswick. The three Public Directors are appointed by the Minister of Health and by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council for three year terms.

NANB Board of Directors' Meetings

  • June 3-4, 2019

Observers are welcome at all Board of Directors' meetings. Please contact Sarah O'Leary, Executive Assistant-Corporate Secretary at or by calling (506) 459-2858.


Below is a list of the Board of Directors detailing their position and the year they were elected. If you would like to contact a board member, or have questions regarding the Board of Directors, please contact NANB.

Effective September 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019

Position Name Year Elected
President Karen Frenette, RN 2017
President-Elect Maureen Wallace, RN 2017
Director Region 1 Joseph Gallant, RN 2018 (2 year term)
Director Region 2 Rosanne Thorne, RN 2017 (2 year term)
Director Region 3 Nathan Wickett , RN 2018 (2 year term)
Director Region 4 Vicky Doiron, RN 2017 (2 year term)
Director Region 5 Laura Gould, NP 2018 (3 year term)
Director Region 6 Anne Marie Lavigne, RN 2017 (2 year term)
Director Region 7 Debbie Walls, RN 2018 (3 year term)
Public Director Pauline Banville-Pérusse (appointed by the Minister of Health) 2017 (2 year term)
Public Director Vacant  
Public Director Joanne Sonier (appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council) 2016 (2 year term)

Boardroom Notes