Our Board of Directors

Jeanine Bond

Jeanine Bond has been a board member since 2018 and stepped into the role of president last year. Diagnosed with epilepsy at age 12, Jeanine is currently a deli manager at Sobeys. She is excited to continue to work with others living with epilepsy to offer support to them and their families. 

Greg White
Vice President

Originally from New Brunswick, Greg and his wife, Whitney, moved back to the Maritimes in 2019. Greg is an HR professional with ten years of experience, with specializations in recruitment, labour relations and adult education. He has volunteered regularly since he was in high school and has contributed to several boards and committees over the last eight years, including chairing the Wood Buffalo Regional Library Board, serving on several committees with CPHR – AB and CPHR – NS, and currently serves as Vice-President with the Epilepsy Association of the Maritimes Board.

Megan Kennedy
Vice President


Sheena Avery

Sheena Avery joined the Board of Directors as Treasurer in 2021. Originally from Newfoundland and living in Halifax since 2007, Sheena has held accounting and business management roles in both industry and public service. She has spent the last 12 years working for the Department of National Defence in various management roles. Sheena is currently the Associate Director of Planning, Performance & Analytics with Defence Research and Development Canada, leading strategic and business planning, performance management and accountability, data management, and analytics functions at a national level. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Memorial University of Newfoundland, a Masters of Business Management from Saint Mary’s University and is a Chartered Professional Accountant. She also holds professional certifications in Strategic Management (Balanced Scorecard Professional), Performance Management (PuMP) and Change Management (PROSCI).


She has previously served on the Board of Directors for the Needham Preschool and Daycare and the Society of Management Accountants of Newfoundland. Outside of work hours, she spends her time with her husband Chris and dog Hunter, and is working towards obtaining bilingualism in the French language.

Angela McCarthy

Angela has been involved with EAM since 2006 and has been an avid volunteer and fundraiser for the association. 

Angela and her family live in the Halifax Area. She is passionate about supporting people living with epilepsy by raising awareness and advocating on behalf of the community. She has also been heavily involved with helping support other community and non profit groups to raise funds to support initiatives.

Angela has a background in early childhood education and human resources. Angela has served on our board in the past and looks forward to all of the work  we can do in the future. 

Dorian Burns-Coyne

Daniel Boudreau

Daniel is from Cornwall, PEI.  He has been an advocate in the province for 2SLGBTQIA+ Rights and Mental Health Rights for several years.  Some of his hobbies include: genealogy, gardening, and watching 80’s sitcoms.

Scott Ferguson


A Halifax native, Scott graduated from Saint Mary’s University with a Degree in Psychology and has since worked in various senior executive roles across Canada (NS, Ontario and Alberta) over the past 30 years.  His non-profit experience includes work with Children’s Wish Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, Board experience with Dalhousie’s University Children’s Centre, and various coaching roles with community youth soccer and flag football programs.


Scott has been challenged with epilepsy since childhood and is interested in sharing his experiences and helping others affected by epilepsy.


When not working or volunteering, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, who attend university in Halifax.

Annual Reports

Interested in joining the board or committee?

Available Committees:

  • Fundraising
  • Education
  • Purple Day
  • Hayley’s Fund
  • Communications

Reach out to our Executive Director!