Board of Directors

Dan-MuldoonDan Muldoon, Chairman, Emera Inc.

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).

 

Stephen AftanasStephen Aftanas

Director, Emera Inc. 
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Stephen became the Corporate Secretary for Emera Inc. and Nova Scotia Power Inc. in 2008. Previously, Stephen held the position of Associate Corporate Secretary, and prior to that, he served as Associate General Counsel for Nova Scotia Power and Senior Solicitor, Emera.

Before joining Emera in 2002, Stephen practiced corporate and commercial law as a partner with a Halifax law firm. Stephen practiced law in Winnipeg for several years prior to relocating to Halifax.

An active member of the community, Stephen is past Chair of the Board of Governors of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

 

Pat DarrahPatrick (Pat) Darrah, Dr., C.M., O.N.B.

Independent Director
Saint John, New Brunswick

A life-long Saint Johner and graduate of St. Malachy's High School, Pat spent more than four decades as the Executive Director of the Saint John Construction Association from 1969-2011. During this time, he managed government and public relations as well as industrial relations, including negotiating for employers with seven provincial and three local Building Trades unions.

Pat is a very active volunteer in the community. He is the President of the Construction Labour Relations Alliance of New Brunswick, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Construction Association of New Brunswick, the National Construction Labour Relations Allaince and other construction and labour related organizations. He is Chair of the Jeux Canada Games Foundation and sits on the Board of Directors of the Imperial Theatre Foundation, among others. Pat played a significant role on the committee that brought the Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick (DMNB) to a reality in 2010.

Pat has received an honourary Doctor of Science from UNB Saint John in October 2004, the Saint John Board of Trade's President's Award in November 2010, together with Doctors John Barry and John Steeves, Associate Dean, for their work in bringing DMNB to a reality. Pat was named to the Order of New Brunswick in 2011 and, most recently, to the Order of Canada in 2014.

 

Daryl WilsonDaryl Wilson, FCPA, FCA

Independent Director
Saint John, New Brunswick

Daryl currently has a consulting practice specializing in Board Governance.

He began his career as an auditor with Clarkson and Gordon (now Ernst and Young). He was Auditor General for the Province of New Brunswick and Commissioner of Finance for the City of Saint John. He also owned Alternatives, a Saint John retail store, specializing in hearth products and bicycles.

Daryl has been active on a number of Professional and Community Boards at the National level and in Saint John.

He served on the Public Sector Accounting Board of Canada for a number of years and was the Chairperson for two years. He served on the Audit Committee of the National Research Committee of Canada, and was the Chair for one year.

At the local level Daryl has served on the Boards of Enterprise Saint John, the Business Community Anti-Poverty Committee (BCAPI), Saint John Waterfront Development Corporation and the Saint John Canada Games Foundation.

 

 

Derek OlandDerek Oland

Independent Director
Saint John, New Brunswick

Derek Oland joined the Emera New Brunswick Board of Directors on March 15, 2011. He is the Executive Chairman of Moosehead Breweries Limited with corporate offices and a brewery located in Saint John, New Brunswick. Mr. Oland joined his family's business in 1961 and has held a number of positions with the Company, including President and CEO. In 1997 when Mr. Oland was appointed Chairman of Moosehead, he became the fifth generation member to lead the family company.

Mr. Oland has been active in business and community affairs through his career, including past Chairman of Emera Inc., with which he was involved for 17 years. He is a founding member and the immediate past Chair of the New Brunswick Business Council. In November 2006 Mr. Oland received the New Brunswick Red Cross Humanitarian Award; in June 2007 he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada; and in October 2008, he was elected to the Junior Achievement New Brunswick Business Hall of Fame.

Mr. Oland is a graduate of Harvard Business School's Owner/President Management Program, and in 1998, he received an Honorary Doctorate of Science from the University of New Brunswick.

 

John MacLeanJohn Maclean

Corporate Secretary
Senior Solicitor, Emera Inc.
Halifax, Nova Scotia