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Brad Smith - Chair

Executive Director

Mainland Nova Scotia Building Trades

Brad Smith
Brad joined the Mainland Building Trades Council as Executive Director in June 2012. A champion for economic growth, Brad has an extensive background in both the private and not-for-profit sectors as well as experience in working with all levels of government to forge partnerships that bring about positive change. Recognized for building productive relationships across all sectors of our economy, Brad is passionate about facilitating dialogue to realize the full potential of the opportunities available in Nova Scotia. Previous roles include Vice President of the Greater Halifax Partnership, and senior roles with Sandler Training. Mr. Smith holds various volunteer positions with community organizations including Board Chair, Zatzman Sportsplex Community Association. Brad is Vice-Chair of the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency, and also sits on the Board of Directors for United Way Halifax, Construction Safety Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Construction Sector Council, and Build Right Nova Scotia. Brad is a holder of the Institute of Corporate Directors designation.
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