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 11 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
Judy DicksonCharting the Future Educational ServicesNova Scotia
Dennis BurkeCanavans Central AppraisalsAtlantic Canada
Scott BlakeneyBlaikie's Dodge, MotorHub GroupNova Scotia
John SutherlandNova Scotia Automobile Dealers AssociationNova Scotia
Kevin StuartCarquestAtlantic Canada
Brent GerritsGerrits Collision & RefinishingPort Williams
Shirley MitchellCoast Tire & Auto ServiceAtlantic Canada
Craig QuaintanceNAPA AutopartsAtlantic Canada
Matt Hall Dartmouth DodgeDartmouth
Gord MacKenzie Academic Chair at NSCC AkerleyHalifax
Kevin GerriorApprenticeship Training Manager at NSCCHalifax
Past Chair
Rui MartinsAutomotive Aftermarket E-Learning Centre Ltd.Lower Sackville