Mitre elects next chairman
Mike Rogers has served as vice chairman of McLean nonprofit since 2018
The Mitre Corp.’s Board of Trustees elected Mike Rogers as chairman, the McLean- and Bedford, Massachusetts-based nonprofit announced Nov. 16.
Rogers joined Mitre’s board in 2016 and has served as vice chairman since 2018.
“Mike’s vast national security expertise and experience help strengthen MITRE’s whole-of-nation impact in global strategic competition and our work to help secure our economy, industrial base, borders, climate and airspace,” Mitre President and CEO Jason Providakes said in a statement.
From 2001 to 2015, Rogers represented Michigan’s 8th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served on the Energy and Commerce Committee and chaired the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
Before becoming a congressman, Rogers was an officer in the U.S. Army and an FBI special agent. He has also served in the Michigan State Senate.
Rogers founded the Mike Rogers Center for Intelligence and Global Affairs after leaving public office. He is the host and executive producer of “Declassified: Untold Stories of American Spies,” a six-part CNN series.
Donald Kerr, the outgoing chairman, served on the board for 12 years and has served as chairman since 2018. He led the board through the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the launch of its tech foundation, Mitre Engenuity.
The Mitre Corp. is a not-for-profit organization that manages federally funded research and development centers. Mitre was founded in 1958 and has 8,400 employees.