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.
Tried-and-true solutions, forward-thinking implementation
We want the projects of the future to benefit from the lessons learned of the projects that have already happened. Why recreate the wheel? AMG connects you with the tried-and-true solutions to Arctic or remote energy challenges.
AMG supports capacity-building in private companies, government organizations, and communities so right-sized energy solutions can be implemented.
Microgrid system design
Grid integration, modeling and analysis
Hardware prototyping and testing
Energy planning and roadmap development
at business, community and regional scale
Technical support for grant applicants
Project management services
Energy resource assessments and energy audits
Independent evaluation and review of
equipment selection and projects
Training and mentoring / capacity building
Carbon-reduction analysis and planning
Economic analyses to compare
alternatives and optimize performance
Fiscal, environmental and economic
policy conceptualization and analysis
Technical assistance with new product
development / evaluation
Solar resource evaluation and
Wind resource evaluation and development
Licensed electrical work
Professional engineering services
Submarine and underground cable design
for system hardening and resiliency
Niche Renewable Technologies
Alaska is home to a wide range of innovative solar, wind and small hydro projects, some allowing diesel-off operation. In addition, many novel solutions have been tested and implemented in the state including the lowest-temperature commercial geothermal power plant operating in the world, and evaluation of multiple in-river hydrokinetic turbines.