Board of Directors

Dan-MuldoonDan Muldoon, Chairman Emera New Brunswick

Executive Vice President, Project Development and Operations Support, Emera Inc.
Halifax, Nova Scotia


Dan has been with Emera for over three decades. During this time, he has held a number of engineering, supervisory and senior management roles including Executive Vice President, Major Renewable and Alternative Energy; President and Chief Operating Officer of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), Emera Inc.; and President and Chief Operating Officer of Emera Utility Services.

Dan is a past member of the executive committee for Cigre Canada – International Council on Large Electric Systems. He previously served on both the Transmission and Distribution Councils for the Canadian Electricity Association and is a past Board Member of the Cape Breton Partnership.

Dan has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Technical University of Nova Scotia (Dalhousie University).



Dr. Nancy Mathis

Independent Director
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Nancy Mathis joined the Emera New Brunswick Board in January 2021. She is the Executive Director of the Wallace McCain Institute (WMI). In this role she supports the next generation of senior business leaders in the Atlantic Provinces to meet the complex challenges facing the region.  Nancy is an experienced entrepreneur as the co-founder and innovative force behind Mathis Instruments.  Through her role at WMI role she combines her own entrepreneurial and innovation experiences with her teaching background at the University of New Brunswick.

Nancy’s personal mission to “build and nurture the most highly connected community of entrepreneurial leaders in North America” speaks to her commitment of connecting people and creating meaningful relationships, while her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering supports her calling to design practical systems, programs and frameworks necessary to undertake such a mission.

Dr. Mathis has been recognized on a national scale with awards in innovation, entrepreneurship and engineering as well as for supporting others in those fields. She was honoured with the $100,000 Ernest C. Manning Innovation Award for the top innovation in Canada in 2003 and the R&D 100 Award issued to the top 100 innovative products worldwide in 1999.


John MacLeanJohn MacLean

Corporate Secretary, Emera New Brunswick
Senior Counsel, Emera Inc.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

John became the Corporate Secretary for Emera New Brunswick in 2018.  Before joining Emera’s legal team in 2007, he was Corporate Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary with the Halifax International Airport Authority and Corporate Counsel for Quest Software (Canada).


John’s in-house corporate practice focuses mainly on financing, public disclosure and corporate governance. He has worked on various projects since joining Emera, including Brunswick Pipeline’s construction, regulatory approval and financing, the Maritime Link federal loan guarantee and financing and the TECO Energy acquisition and financing.


John is a graduate of St. Thomas University (BA) and the University of New Brunswick (LLB). He is a member of the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society and the Canadian Bar Association.