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MLA George Rogers, Leduc-Beaumont

Dear Lord, we pray today for MLA George Rogers. We pray that you would guide him in his leadership everyday. We ask that you would give him the wisdom and strength he needs to fulfill his duties. May you bless and protect his family. Amen.

Deputy Speaker, Chair of Committees

George Rogers was elected to his third term as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Leduc-Beaumont April 23, 2012. He was elected Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees on May 23, 2012.
He currently serves on the following committees:
  • Special Standing Committee on Members Service (deputy chair)
  • Standing Committee on Legislative Offices
  • Standing Committee on Alberta´s Economic Future
  • Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
In addition, Mr. Rogers served as chair of the Cabinet Policy Committee for Public Health and Safety and as a member of the following committees:
  • Select Special Information and Privacy Commissioner Search Committee
  • Special Standing Committee on Members Services
  • Standing Committee on Public Health and Safety
  • Legislative Review Committee
  • Select Special search committees for the Chief Electoral Officer and Ombudsman
  • Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund
  • Private Bills
  • Managing Growth Pressures
  • Select Special Auditor General Search Committee
  • Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
  • Standing Committee on Legislative Offices
  • Standing Committee on Public Safety and Services
Mr. Rogers graduated from Leduc senior high school in 1977 and from NAIT in 1980, with a diploma in business administration with an accounting major. In 1988, he received his certificate in local government studies from the University of Alberta.
Following graduation, Mr. Rogers worked in the oil industry in various accounting positions up to the rank of assistant controller.
In 1986, he joined the city of Leduc as assistant treasurer and after three years moved to Redcliff, Alberta, where as municipal administrator he handled the roles of secretary-treasurer and assistant town manager.
In 1992, he returned home to Leduc to start a real estate sales career and subsequently ran for city council in the fall of that year. He was elected in 1992 and again in 1995.
In October of 1998, he was elected mayor. He was re-elected in October 2001.
Mr. Rogers served two years as president of the Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) after four years as vice-president for cities. He also sat as a board member of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
As a 10-year member of the AUMA board, Mr. Rogers has represented and advocated for Alberta municipalities on various committees and task forces that have helped to shape Alberta municipal legislation.
George Rogers was born in Jamaica and immigrated to Canada in 1975. Mr. Rogers is an avid community volunteer and a proud father of three adult children.
March 18, 2013