Associate Deputy Minister

Melissa MacKinnon

Melissa previously served as Associate Deputy Minister at Communications Nova Scotia and before that, as Managing Director, Corporate Communications. She was the Director of Communications and Community Relations for the Halifax 2011 Canada Games, and worked in communications roles at the Department of Health, Department of Finance and Treasury Board, as well as the Executive Council Office.

Melissa has served on various community and professional boards, including the Greater Halifax Boys & Girls Club and Mount Saint Vincent Alumnae Association, and she currently serves on the board of the Canada Games Centre. Melissa holds a Bachelor of Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University.