Wayne McDonald

Wayne McDonald

Position: Chair of HR Committee; Member of GR Committee

Date of Appointment: July 1, 2014

Education: B.A. in Political Science (St. Francis Xavier University)

Experience: Wayne is currently Senior Vice President, External Relations, for the Irving Group of Companies. Prior to that, he was General Manager for Moncton Wildcats Hockey and Corporate VP Human Resources for Irving in Moncton.

Behind the Scenes: He has served in various capacities in a number of community based organizations over the years including Chambers of Commerce, N.S. Manufacturers Association, Home & School, HR Association of N.S. and has coached minor sport teams in hockey, basketball, and soccer. Currently, Wayne serves on the financial campaign cabinet for the Moncton Community Peace Centre, is a member of the Conference Board of Canada’s Community Investment Council, and is a volunteer mentor at Lou MacNarin School in Dieppe.

Wayne on NBCC: "Post-secondary educational institutions play such a critical role in preparing our youth for their career choices, in helping to mature them in their transition from school to work and in helping to ensure that our provincial skill set match the needs and requirements of employers, it is very exciting to be part of the continuing journey and to help shape NBCC for the future"