A longtime Fairbanks resident and state leader, Rogers served for seven years as the UA system's finance vice president, four years in the Alaska State House and eight years as a member of the UA Board of Regents, with three of those years as chair.
A former UAF student, he attended Trinity College and Brown University before receiving his master's degree in public administration from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. In 1996, Rogers formed Information Insights, an economic and public policy consulting firm, serving as principal consultant and chief financial officer.
Rogers has served as chair of the UArctic Board of Governors, The Nature Conservancy Alaska Trustees and the Great Northwest Athletic Conference CEO board, as well as a member of numerous community and state organizations including the Foraker Group Governance Board, the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Fairbanks Downtown Rotary and several others.
Many factors are accounted for to make energy infrastructure decisions. In Interior Alaska, Fairbanks's Golden Valley Electric Association sought the analysis and expertise of the Alaska Microgrid Group and the Alaska Center for Energy and Power. The study provided an options analysis of current as well as alternative generation. AMG's Brian Rogers partnered with ACEP to complete the report after soliciting comments from GVEA member owners. On January 21, 2019, the GVEA Board