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Mr. George Rogers – MLA for Leduc-Beaumont

Dear
Lord, we are grateful for MLA George Rogers. May he have joy today as he serves
in his constituency and in his office at the legislature.  Bring those people across his path today who
can best fulfill his goals and plans and ultimately bring the people of Leduc –
Beaumont into greater prosperity and new business ventures.  May he be strengthened and encouraged
today.  In Your Name we pray.  Amen.

Deputy Speaker and 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:
  • 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
    Bills
  • Managing
    Growth Pressures
  • Select
    Special Auditor General Search Committee
  • Standing
    Committee on Public Safety and Services
  • Select
    Special Ethics Commissioner Search Committee (chair)
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.