2020-21 SDHHNS Board Members
Bryan was born and raised in Glace Bay. He is Hard of Hearing. He is currently a teacher. He graduated from Cape Breton University and University of Maine Fort Kent. He is currently the Chair of Society of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Nova Scotians – Cape Breton affiliate. He enjoys sports. His favorite sports are hockey, baseball, and football.
Dan White was educated at St. Francis Xavier, Dalhousie and Queen’s Universities. He began his professional career in teaching, specializing in economics. Subsequently, he accepted a senior management position in economic development with a federal Crown corporation, Cape Breton Development Corporation. Mr. White has broad experience in public broadcasting with CBC radio. While at CBC, he launched the daily public affairs radio program – Information Morning – as its on-air producer. For ten years, he was an entrepreneur and founder for three related enterprises in Sydney and Halifax, NS, as well as St. John’s, Nfld.
Dan White is Chairperson, Board of Directors, Society of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Nova Scotians, founding director Cape Breton Partnership, past president, former chairman, Sydney River and Coxheath area School Trustees, past director, Cape Breton University, Cape Breton Miners’ Museum Foundation, Victoria General Hospital, Nova Scotia Chamber of Commerce, Marconi Foundation, and the Chapel Point Historical Society. Dan White is past president, Sydney and Area Chamber of Commerce, and a founding vice-president, Junior Achievement of Cape Breton. He is past Director Cape Breton University Press and former Chairperson, Touch-On-Wood, a rehabilitative workshop for the chronically mentally ill.
Mr. White is recipient of the Queens Silver Jubilee Medal and the Winston Churchill Fellowship Medallion. He is also a commissioner of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia.