On December 7, 2011, the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Steven Fletcher, Minister of State (Transport), announced the reappointment of Mr. Tom Calkin of Falmouth, Nova Scotia, to the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Pilotage Authority for a two-year term. This will be Mr. Calkin’s third term as Chair of this Authority.
Mr. Calkin holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of New Brunswick. He is a certified management consultant and a member of the Nova Scotia Association of Professional Engineers.
Since 1988, Mr. Calkin has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Duncan Thomas & Associates, a company that specializes in corporate restructuring and merchant banking services. From 1980 until 1988, Mr. Calkin served as Vice-President, Western Region, of Stevenson Kellogg Ernst & Whinney, a management consulting firm.
Mr. Calkin’s extensive board experience includes a term as Chair of the Nova Scotia Enterprise Development Board. He is former chair of the Halifax Harbour Bridges in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, from 2005 to May 2011, and has been chair of the Atlantic Pilotage Authority since December 2006.