The Board of Directors for the Halifax Port Authority is composed of seven (7) members: one (1) federal appointee (the Federal director); one (1) provincial appointee (the Provincial director); one (1) municipal appointee (the Municipal director); and, four (4) port user nominees.
The term of appointment for directors is three years. The term is renewable twice only, i.e. a maximum of nine consecutive years served. A Port User director seeking renewal must repeat the same nomination process as for the initial term.