Bonnie Mary Small served as an Adjudicator for the Veterans Review and Appeal Board. She also served as a Justice of the Peace for the Nova Scotia Provincial Court and chaired for the human rights Board of Inquiries in Nova Scotia. Active in her community, Ms. Small is a Piano Accompanist with the Amaryllis Choir. Previously, she was a Judge for Debate Competitions and volunteered for the Island Gymnastics Academy in the Prince Edward Islands. She also volunteered for the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society. She holds a law degree from the University of New Brunswick and a Bachelor of Arts and Education degree from the Memorial University of Newfoundland.