United Way Halifax 2012 Campaign Co-Chairs call their first meeting to order Wednesday May 16, 2012. John Rogers, Q.C. Chief Executive Officer of Stewart McKelvey, and Kim Mason, RBC Regional President, Atlantic Provinces, have recruited an outstanding team of volunteer community leaders to chair divisions that include every workplace in our community.
The Campaign Co-Chair role at United Way brings the best mix of leadership skills to a table of incredible talent and ability. Their focus is to set a campaign goal based on community need and achieve that goal with the support of a dedicated staff team and more than 5000 volunteers in workplaces across Halifax.
John Rogers graduated from Acadia and took Graduate Studies at Queen’s University before graduating from Dalhousie University with his law degree. He is immediate past chair of the IWK Health Centre board of directors, Governor of Acadia University, and served as Chair of the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. John guides the strategic growth of Stewart McKelvey, Atlantic Canada’s largest and leading regional law firm.
Kim Mason received an Honours BA from the University of Western Ontario and completed an MBA at the Rotman School of Management. She was quick to engage in community when she moved to Atlantic Canada. She is currently a member of the board of directors for the Greater Halifax Partnership, QEll Foundation and the Dalhousie Medical Advisory Board. In her role with RBC, Kim develops strategy and manages the performance and delivery of products and services to more than 900,000 personal and business clients.
United Way Halifax has been supporting this community since 1925. With a focus on key issues of poverty and health, volunteers and staff have identified four strategies based on community research to guide our work and engage partnerships and relationships with individuals, donors and organizations. United Way Halifax is committed to deepening and reporting our impact and changing social conditions for people in our community.