Covenant Health

Senior Leadership

Joan Hertz

Board Member

Joan Hertz has over 25 years’ experience in board and stakeholder relations and has been a practicing lawyer and strategic consultant with an expertise in governance. She currently serves as the Vice President External Affairs & Corporate Counsel at NorQuest College. Joan is the former Corporate Counsel, Strategic Affairs for Capital Health. Prior to joining Capital Health, Joan was in private practice of law at McCuaig Desrochers.

Joan graduated from the University of Alberta Law School with an LL.B., and Georgetown University in Washington D.C. with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service degree Magna Cum Laude in International Politics, Law and Organization, with a proficiency in French.

She was awarded her Queen’s Counsel designation in 2008. She attained her professional designation (ICD.D) from the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2011. She is an active instructor of governance with the ICD Directors Education Program and the University of Alberta School of Business – Executive Education. She has extensive board involvement and is currently a member of the Board for ATB Financial and Edmonton International Airport.