Scleroderma or systemic sclerosis is a chronic, progressive connective tissue disease characterized by fibrosis (thickening and hardening) of the skin and internal organs. Derived from the Greek words “sclerosis” meaning hardness and “derma” meaning skin, scleroderma literally means hard skin.
Scleroderma Nova Scotia is a grass roots organization, committed to promoting increased public awareness, advancing patient wellness and supporting research in Scleroderma.

Board of Directors
President– Jason Doucette
Vice-President – Vacant
Secretary - Kat Briand
Treasurer – Andre Auclair
Past President - Mary Beth Clark
Director – Theresa Henneberry
Director – Michelle Richard
Director - Jessie Ferguson
Director - Bev Mahon
Director - Lindsay Clowes
Director - Janet Pitcher