Leslie, an original CTNS board member, is involved in a number of health and community projects on Nova Scotia’s south shore and is a board member of Community Wheels, a door-to-door community transit system serving Chester and area.

For general inquiries or information, please contact Leslie at connect@communitytransitns.ca

Leslie has been a staff member since 2015 her responsibilities include communications, databasing and mapping.

c/o Leslie Taylor
Nova Scotia Community Transportation Network
PO Box 29116
Halifax, NS B3L 4T8

Board of Directors

Reg is a retired educator and active member of the Glace Bay community. Reg is chair of the local Community Health Board (CHB) and is passionate about the benefits of affordable, accessible transportation options to his neighbours and community.

Bernie Swann is recently retired from the provincial Department of Transportation. He has been involved in the area of Inclusive/Community Transportation (CT) for over 25 years, during which CT became a passion.

His passion for CT continued in retirement as a Board Member of Community Transportation Nova Scotia and now the Nova Scotia Community Transportation Network (NSCTN). Bernie currently serves as Vice Chair of the NSCTN.connect@communitytransitns.ca

Tanya is the Executive Director of East Hants Community Learning Association/East Hants Community Rider. EHCLA believes in a strong and connected community and through individualized programming, we are opening the doors to education and transportation, helping to contribute to a more prosperous and proud community. With a hands-on learning approach, and the availability of rural transportation, we are empowering individuals to live with a sense of freedom and confidence. EHCR is committed to delivering safe, affordable, and accessible rides to all those facing a transportation challenge in our community, irrespective of age or mobility issues.

Anne is Executive Director of Community Links, a provincial organization supporting quality of life for Nova Scotia seniors. Transportation remains a key factor.
Debi is a Councillor with the Municipality of Pictou County, and a former Board member of CHAD Transit. She sees the need for everyone to work together and share resources to make transit really work in Nova Scotia.

Aaron wants to work to increase awareness surrounding the importance of having access to various forms of transportation, and foster relationships with various community groups/representatives.

Derek is active in many community groups working toward transportation solutions. Derek lives nearly car-free in Halifax, averaging less than four hours per month of car use via CarShare HFX. He commutes by bicycle, bus, and ferry, and enjoys walking.

Faye has been the Manager of Kings Point to Point Transit Society since 2008, 10 years this year!
In 2012 Faye was one of the founding members of the RTA-Rural Transportation Association and currently on the Executive as Treasurer. She is currently on the Board of NSCTN. Was on its predecessor the NSCBTA board from 2011-13.
Faye was born and raised in the Kentville, NS area. She graduated with a BSc from Acadia University and have worked most of my life in the beautiful Annapolis Valley. She also lived on Salt Spring Island, BC for 6 years when my daughter was young.

Ted Hobson grew up in Halifax, spent 30 years in the Canadian Foreign Service, with postings in Pakistan/Afghanistan, Geneva, Paris, Washington, and Saudi Arabia, where he was Ambassador.

He retired to Mader’s Cove in 2001. In his busy retirement, he served for 10 years on the Board of Directors of the Mahone Bay Centre, where in 2006 he initiated the Mahone Bay Area Seniors Project, with the objective of promoting “independent and active living in a supportive community”.

His other board commitments include: South Shore Helping Hands, Community Links, Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Patient, Family and Community Advisory Council. In June 2018 joined the board of Nova Scotia Community Transportation Network.connect@communitytransitns.ca

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Nova Scotia Community Transportation Network, through its dedicated volunteer Directors and members, offers three key ingredients to Nova Scotia’s sustainability:
1. Passion for transit in communities
2. Expertise in service development and delivery
3. Geographic representation, with members from all regions of Nova Scotia

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