Elizabeth Eustaquio-Domondon is originally from the Philippines where she practiced as a licensed dentist prior to immigrating to Canada in 1998. In 2002, she earned a Diploma in Dental Hygiene at Dalhousie University. She became a Registered Dental Hygienist in Nova Scotia and practiced full-time for 9 years.
Elizabeth joined the largest immigrant serving organization in the Atlantic, the Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS) in 2013 and served as the Program Coordinator for Internationally Educated Dentists for 3 years.
In 2016, with the influx in the arrival of immigrant nurses in the province, Elizabeth became the program coordinator of the Orientation Program for Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs) which she currently runs till date. Her background as an immigrant professional coupled with her education and experience here and abroad has enabled her to successfully coordinate and run the programs. Elizabeth through the remarkable platform of ISANS has played a pivotal role in supporting international healthcare professionals attending her program as they navigate the pathways to licensure leading to registration and employment in Nova Scotia.
Elizabeth is a devoted and dedicated community leader. From 2007 to 2011, she served as the president of the Filipino Association of Nova Scotia (FANS).
She is passionate about active community involvement and has spearheaded the creation of several programs and events within the community and in collaboration with other cultural groups in Nova Scotia. In 2012, Elizabeth was appointed Honorary Vice- Consul General of the Philippine Consulate for Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, where she assisted Filipino nationals on consular matters including their eventual settlement in the province. In this position, she has developed a strong network with the Filipino community, partners and local organizations which support newcomer families as they integrate and settle in Nova Scotia. She completed her term at the Consulate in March 2020 that paved the way for her to continue providing community service at a wider scale.
Her leadership skills, commitment, deep passion and hard work are instrumental in helping immigrants that she works with, thrive in Nova Scotia by reaching their maximum potential, achieving their goals, and making impactful contributions to their new community.
Elizabeth Eustaquio-Domondon is married to Alfredo Domondon, RN. The joy of their lives is their 15-year-old son, Miguel Antonio and their Aussie doodle dog named Joey.