It's not what you do, it's how you do it. That's what makes you who you are.
Our values are not found in the positions or roles we play, but in the quality of the interaction we bring to everything we do.
Our greatest glory is not in falling but in rising every time we fall.
Passionate about social justice, Paula Simon worked at a senior level in the field for over 25 years with both the Federal and Provincial governments in three different Provinces. She has a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Social Work from Dalhousie, as well as four negotiation and mediation certificates from the Harvard Negotiations Project.
Paula is an intuitive and passionate believer in relationships and human potential. Undeniably spirited, she brings a genuine interest to every encounter. Paula believes you and your organization can achieve their highest potential through authentic behavior and conscious decision-making.
Paula understands the importance of giving back to her community. She was on the board of Phoenix Youth Programs as chair and board member for five years. She was also a member of the IWK Board from 2003-2006. Paula currently serves on both the Nova Scotia and Federal Councils of the New Democratic Party.
Paula has recently published a book entitled, "The Gift of Loss" which shares her journey with Robert though the loss of their son to a life of hope, joy and gratitude. For more information click The Gift of Loss.
Robert Chisholm's strong belief in fairness and justice led him into the trade union movement 25 years ago, and for 12 years, he stood up for those same principles as a member of the legislative assembly and leader of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party. Robert continues to be involved, he was co chair of the new governments transition team.
Experience has taught Robert that by building respectful and authentic relationships, organizations will have a greater opportunity to achieve their goals. He is looking forward to working with you and your organization to make improvements to your benefits and pension plan, help you achieve your goals and make your workplace a better place to be.
Robert is currently a board member and the chair of the Prior Learning Assessment Centre (PLA), a member of the Board of Governors of Dalhousie University, and a board member of the Metro United Way. He received his BA at Dalhousie University and MA at Carleton University.