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McInnes Cooper partner appointed to St. Francis Xavier board of governors

Monday, June 29, 2020 @ 12:15 PM | By John Chunn


McInnes Cooper announced that partner Karen Gardiner has been appointed to the St. Francis Xavier (StFX) University board of governors. Her term will span three years, effective July 1, 2020. 

According to McInnes Cooper’s press release, Gardiner is an alumna and avid supporter of StFX. A strong advocate for sport, she is the current chair of the StFX Women of X-cellence, sharing a mission to enhance the experience of current female student-athletes both on and off the playing field. In 2016, she received the “X-ceptional” award in support of StFX Athletics. 

She is also a board member of Junior Achievement Nova Scotia, the Nova Scotia Sports Hall of Fame and the YMCA — Greater Halifax / Dartmouth.

Gardiner is a corporate and commercial lawyer in the firm’s Halifax office, whose practice focuses on the areas of banking and finance.