Mr. George Rogers – MLA for Leduc-Beaumont

Lord, we present MLA Mr. George Rogers
to You today in prayer.   We pray that he
would feel Your presence and know that You care about him and the role he has
in our legislature.  We ask that You would
surround him with those who would strongly support his leadership during his
time in office.  Bless him and his family
with health and safety.  In Jesus name,

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:
  • Select
    Special Ethics Commissioner Search Committee (chair)
  • Standing
    Committee on Alberta’s Economic Future
  • Standing
    Committee on Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
    (deputy chair)
In addition, Mr. Rogers served as chair of the Cabinet Policy Committee
for Public Health and Safety, deputy chair of the Special Standing Committee on
Members’ Services and as a member of the following committees:
  • Standing
    Committee on Legislative Offices
  • Select
    Special Chief Electoral Officer Search Committee (chair)
  • 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 Ombudsman
  • Alberta
    Heritage Savings Trust Fund
  • Private
  • Managing
    Growth Pressures
  • Select
    Special Auditor General Search Committee
  • Standing
    Committee on Public Safety and Services
Mr. Rogers moved to Leduc in 1975 and is a graduate of Leduc Composite
High. In 1980, he obtained a Diploma in Accounting from NAIT, followed by a
Certificate in Local Government Studies from the University of Alberta in 1988.

He has worked as an assistant controller for an oil company, served as
assistant treasurer for the City of Leduc, and assistant town manager for the
Town Of Redcliff.

In 1992, he moved back to Leduc and started a successful real estate
career with Royal Lepage. In the fall of 1992, He ran successfully for city
council, and was re-elected in 1995. In 1998 he was elected mayor, and was
re-elected in 2001. He was a 10-year board member of The Alberta Urban
Municipalities Association, and served as President from 2001 to 2003. He also
served as a board member of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. For his
work with the AUMA, Mr. Rogers was recognized by Alberta Venture Magazine as
one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential people in 2003. In 2012, Mr. Rogers was
recognized by NAIT as one of the 50 outstanding grads of the past 50 years. He
is the proud father of three adult children, and an avid community volunteer,
who has been a member of the Leduc Lions Club for over 20 years.