Who We Are

The Nova Scotia Automotive Human Resource Sector Council (ASC) is an independent non-profit organization responsible to a board of directors.

We are the trusted hub for information and access to resources and industry intelligence for automotive service and repair businesses, employees, apprentices, and students.

We are the respected voice of workforce development and labour market information for Nova Scotia’s automotive service and repair industry.

We work with:

  • businesses and employers
  • employees,
  • apprentices,
  • students,
  • industry associations,
  • our government and educational partners, and
  • the motive trades

We build relationships and collaboration among industry, federal and provincial Governments, the Nova Scotia Community College, community organizations, career practitioners, and the trades.

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is made up of 10 representatives from across Nova Scotia. The Board provides direction in addressing the automotive service and repair industry’s human resource and future work force development issues.

Beth McNeillDon McNeill's ShellElmsdale
Shannon TritesAutomotive Sector CouncilNova Scotia
Graham ConradAutomotive Trades AssociationDartmouth
Maurice AndersonCanavans Central AppraisalsAtlantic Canada
Kelsey MacLeodDepartment of Labour and Advanced EducationTruro
Scott BlakeneyBlaikie's Dodge, MotorHub GroupNova Scotia
John SutherlandNova Scotia Automobile AssociationNova Scotia
Kevin GerriorApprenticeship Training Manager at NSCCHalifax
Kevin StuartCarquestAtlantic Canada
Brent GerritsGerrits Collision & RefinishingPort Williams
Trevor RobinsonAutoChoice Parts & PaintsAtlantic Canada
Shirley MitchellCoast Tire & Auto ServiceAtlantic Canada
Judy DicksonCharting the Future Educational ServicesAtlantic Canada
Gord MacKenzieGord MacKenzie Academic Chair at NSCCHalifax
Past Chair
Rui MartinsAutomotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre Ltd.Lower Sackville