Sandra McKenzie has extensive government experience in the fields of child and adult education, economic and workforce development, and policy and planning. Sandra has served as Deputy Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, Deputy Minister, Department of Labour and Advanced Education, Acting Deputy Minister, Department of Economic and Rural Development and Tourism, and staff member of both the Policy and Planning Office and Treasury and Policy Board. Sandra is a champion for Nova Scotia ingenuity. After wrapping up her career with the provincial public service, she is very pleased to join the Halifax Port Authority where she is busy linking efforts to digitize the Port of Halifax with pan-Canadian and global initiatives to digitize containerized shipping. Sandra lives in Waverley with her husband and many pets. She is visited regularly by her three children who are out making the world a better place.