Lora MacEachern 

Lora MacEachern is a senior government executive and lawyer, with extensive experience in leadership, law, human resources, public policy, advocacy, governance and strategic planning. She has served as Nova Scotia’s Associate Deputy Minister of Justice since 2017. 

She holds a Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University in Halifax, various executive leadership certifications and has been recognized for her exceptional merit and outstanding contributions to the legal community with a Queens Counsel appointment.  

As former Associate Deputy Minister of the Department of Labour and Advanced Education Lora brings an awareness of the important work the YMCA does with inclusive learning and employment programming. 

With previous board experience, including the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia, a community non-profit organization providing Nova Scotians with legal information and resources, Lora brings legal expertise, justice system and youth expertise, and a diverse network to the Y.