George Rogers was born in Jamaica and immigrated to Canada in
After graduation from Leduc Senior High School in 1977, George
went on to N.A.I.T., and obtained a diploma in Business
Administration with an accounting major in 1980.
Following graduating from N.A.I.T, George Rogers worked in the oil
industry in various accounting positions up to the rank of
In 1986, Rogers 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, George returned home to Leduc to start a real estate
sales career with Royal LePage, and subsequently ran for City
Council in the fall of that year. He topped the polls with a
record number of votes, and repeated that accomplishment again in
In October of 1998, George Rogers ran for Mayor, and was elected
with a 3 to 1 margin over his opponent. George was re-elected in
October of 2001, in a resounding victory over his opponent, a
former Leduc Mayor.
George has represented Leduc in a number of capacities, and is
currently serving as President of the Alberta Urban Municipalities
Association after four years as Vice-President for Cities. George
also sits as a Board Member of the Federation of Canadian
George has represented the AUMA on a variety of committees and
boards; one of the most notable being co-chair of a task force
with the Urban Development Institute, and the Alberta Association
of Municipal Districts and Counties reviewing development levies
in Alberta in conjunction with Alberta Municipal Affairs.
Mr. Rogers is married, a proud father of three children, and a
very active community volunteer.
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