MITRE's Board of Trustees elected Mike Rogers to serve as its Chairman. He is a national security expert and a former U.S. Representative from Michigan. He joined MITRE’s board in 2016 and has served as Vice Chairman since 2018. While representing Michigan’s 8th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2001 to 2015, Rogers served on the Energy and Commerce Committee and was chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Before serving in Congress, he was an officer in the U.S. Army and an FBI special agent. He also served in the Michigan State Senate. Since leaving public office, he founded the Mike Rogers Center for Intelligence and Global Affairs. He has an extensive background in cybersecurity, national and homeland security, and organizations that work with real-time threat assessment, behavioral modeling, and big data analytics.