Dale MacLennan is a graduate of Dalhousie University and a member of CPA, NS. In over 30 years of service in public sector finance roles, Dale has served as the senior Financial officer for a variety of public organizations including the provincial departments of Health, Business and Consumer Services and Economic Development and for several NS municipalities.
Dale is currently the Executive Director, Finance and Administration for the NS Dept of Community Services, a role she has held since 2013. Dale has worked extensively with local governments, holding the position of HRM Director of Finance for nine years and in early in her career, with the Town of Windsor.
Significant transformational change has been a common element in the public sector organizations Dale has supported during her career. She worked as an external consultant for 5 years with clients that included non-profit organizations, municipalities, and provincial departments.
Dale has served in a variety of volunteer roles including as a member of CICA Women’s Leadership Committee and ICANS Complaints Committee, former President Mermaid Theatre in Windsor, Trustee St. Matthews’ United Church, adoption counsellor NS SPCA; Hope for Wildlife and last year participated as a swimmer in the Brigadoon Big Swim in Baddeck in support of Brigadoon Village.