The NDEB hires In-House Legal Counsel & Director of Communications

July 23, 2015

The National Dental Examining Board of Canada (NDEB) is very pleased to announce that Steven Pink will be joining the NDEB in a dual role as In-House Legal Counsel & Director of Communications effective September 8, 2015.  Mr. Pink will act as both in-house counsel and communications expert on all legal and communication issues for the NDEB.                                                                      

Responsibilities of this new position include the identification and oversight of all legal matters, including compliance with applicable legislation, litigation oversight, employment matters, risk analysis, copyright issues, international development, and stakeholder contracts. Mr. Pink will represent the NDEB with national and international stakeholders on both legal and communication issues and act as spokesperson for the NDEB in the event of media and other inquiries.

Mr.Pink will also develop and direct the implementation, evaluation and enhancement of internal and external communication strategies and plans.  As NDEB’s communications expert, Mr. Pink will ensure consistent, accurate and professional communication with internal and external stakeholders regarding NDEB’s mandate, by-laws, policies, processes, protocols and standards.  He will provide leadership in the development of associated operational policies and procedures and executive oversight of their implementation.

Mr. Pink has more than 25 years of experience as a lawyer and business professional. He recently served as Managing Director for Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP Law Offices, where he built a strong reputation for his ability to build shareholder value and has earned praise for his sound management and inspiring motivational skills. His career includes leadership positions at Anthony Group of Companies.  Mr. Pink holds a LLM., from York University, M.B.A., from Upper Iowa University, LLB., from Dalhousie University, Honours Diploma, Arts, Sociology/Criminology, St. Mary’s University, Bachelor of Commerce with a concentration in Marketing/Business Administration, from St. Mary’s University and a Bachelor of Arts, Sociology from St. Mary’s University.

Mr. Pink will report directly to Executive Director & Registrar Dr. Jack Gerrow and will be a key member of NDEB’s Executive Team.