John Rogers, Q.C. is counsel to and former CEO of the law firm Stewart McKelvey and is also currently Interim President & CEO of Halifax Partnership. He has extensive board and governance experience. John currently is chair of the board of governors of Acadia University and the director and former chair of United Way Halifax. He 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, past director of the Junior Achievement of Canada Foundation, a former director of the Halifax 2011 Canada Winter Games Host Society, and served on the Minister’s Panel on District Health Authority Consolidation. John holds the director designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. John is also a member of the Human Resources Committee.