Edwina Rogers

BoardStaff, CEO

photo07-2Edwina has been a public policy expert in healthcare for more than twenty years and has worked for two Presidents and four Senators.

Ms. Rogers worked on international trade for President Bush at the Department of Commerce from 1989 to 1991 and became General Counsel of the National Republican Senatorial Committee during the Republican take-over of the Senate in 1994. She worked for Senator Lott while he was a Majority Leader in 1999 and then an economic advisor for President George W Bush at the White House during 2001 and 2002 at the National Economic Council, focusing on health and social security policy.

Ms. Rogers handled health policy for Senator Sessions in 2003 and 2004 and served as Vice President of the Health Policy for the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) in Washington, DC from 2004 to 2009. She was also the founding Executive Director of the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative from 2006-2011, a Washington DC trade association, responsible for the national Patient Centered Medical Home movement and implementing the model around the US.

Previously, Ms. Rogers practiced law in the Washington office of Balch and Bingham from 1991 until 1994. She received her BS in Corporate Finance from the University of Alabama and a JD from Catholic University in Washington DC. In 1996, she was a Fellow at the Kennedy School at Harvard.

Ms. Rogers is CEO of the Secular Policy Institute, the world’s largest secular coalition, and most prestigious think tank, and was previously Executive Director at the Secular Coalition for America. Ms. Rogers has been a regular contributor of conservative newspaper columns, health and policy journals, and a regular strategist on cable news television.