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2018 Executive

2018 Bòrd Stiùiridh Chomhairle na Gàidhlig | 2018 Gaelic Council Board of Directors:

 

Oifigearan Gnìomha | Executive Officers:

Daibhidh MacFhraing, Ceann-suidhe | David Rankin, President

Uilleam MacLeòid, Iar-cheann-suidhe | Bill MacLeod, Vice President

Cailean Dòmhnullach, Rùnaire | Colin MacDonald, Secretary

Steafan Dòmhnullach, Ionmhair | Stephen MacDonald, Treasurer

 

Buill-bhùird | Board Members:

Anna Rothach | Ann Munro

Dawn Pheutan | Dawn Beaton

Brìghde Dhòmhnullach | Brittany Rankin MacDonald

Gleann Greumach | Glenn Graham

Coinneach MacCoinnich | Kenneth MacKenzie

  

51779 Cabot Trail

P.O. Box 80

Englishtown, Nova Scotia

Canada B0C 1H0

email:

 comhairlenagaidhlig@gmail.com


Call for Board Members
Comhairle na Gàidhlig – the Nova Scotia Gaelic Council 

Are you interested in helping shape the future of the Gaelic Community in Nova Scotia? We are currently seeking volunteers to join the Board of Directors of Comhairle na Gàidhlig. 

This Board provides leadership for the Nova Scotia Gaelic Community – the Council. We advocate and lobby on behalf of the community to ensure their needs and interests are met. We advise the business sector and government, including school boards, in regards to the advancement of awareness and policy which strengthens our culture and preserves our heritage. The volunteer council, in partnership with other leading Gaelic organizations, advises and makes recommendations to the Ministers of Gaelic Affairs, Education and Communities, Culture and Heritage on all matters that help to foster the growth of Nova Scotian Gaels. Growth of our creative spirit and Gaelic identity, enhanced through investment, investigation, promotion and preservation. A major focus of our work  will be to strengthen our Community from within through collaboration and sharing of efforts as well as the creation of a unified, long term strategy for the Nova Scotia Gaelic Community. 

 

Please list any specific skills you feel would contribute and benefit the Council (e.g. marketing, strategic planning, accounting, politics, musical traditions, language development, or experience with NS Education system). Your submission could show and current positions or involvement in relation to Gaelic.  

Comhairle na Gàidhlig

51779 Cabot Trail

P.O. Box 80

Englishtown, Nova Scotia

Canada B0C 1H0

emailcomhairlenagaidhlig@gmail.com

Comhairle na Gàidhlig

is leading the way in forming an environment where Gaelic language, culture, and communities thrive. We create sustainable development for Gaelic communities, which contributes to the prosperity of the province. We strive to educate about the significance of the Gaelic language, culture, and heritage, increasing the public knowledge and appreciation of this rich living tradition. We form relationships with individuals, organizations, educational institutions and governments locally, nationally, and internationally. We work to increase the accessibility of Gaelic language opportunities in the province through immersion, youth apprenticeships, drama initiatives, the development of féisean, and other activities.

 

Getting to know Gaelic
’S fheàrr am bonnach beag le beannachd na am bonnach mòr le mallachd.

Better the small scone with blessing than the large scone with cursing.
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