John Rogers, Q.C. is a senior partner and former CEO of the law firm Stewart McKelvey. He has extensive board and governance experience. John currently is chair of the board of directors for the United Way Halifax and serves on the board of governors for Acadia University. He is director of the Junior Achievement of Canada Foundation and is a trustee of the Legal Leaders for Diversity Trust Fund. He is a past board chair of the IWK Health Centre and Halifax Chamber of Commerce, was a director of the Halifax 2011 Canada Winter Games Host Society and served on the Minister’s Advisory Panel on District Health Authority Consolidation. John holds the director designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors.