Ted joined the board in June 2018. After growing up in Halifax he spent 30 years in the Canadian Foreign Service with postings in Pakistan/Afghanistan, Geneva, Paris, Washington, and Saudi Arabia, where he served as Ambassador.After retiring to Mader’s Cove in 2001, 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, and Nova Scotia Health Authority’s Patient, Family and Community Advisory Council.