Mary Ann Butt leads the Foundation’s operations in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island. As a member of the Executive Team, she helps drive the vision of the Foundation forward.
In her previous roles with Heart & Stroke, Mary Ann was CEO, Newfoundland and Labrador, which was then expanded to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. She continues to guide the Foundation’s work across the Atlantic region, generating awareness of the impacts of heart disease and stroke, working with three provincial boards, municipal/provincial governments in the development of healthy public policy, guiding annual fundraising events, and spearheading transformational partnerships that enable investments in the future health of Canadians.
Before joining Heart & Stroke in June 2012, Mary Ann served as Executive Director of the Pharmacists’ Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, where she was an integral member of the PANL negotiations team which secured an evolutionary expanded scope of practice pharmacy services government contract in 2012.
Mary Ann holds a master’s degree and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Memorial University.
Mary Ann currently resides in Loggy Bay, NL with her husband Craig and dog Maddy.