Edwina Rogers, Executive Director
Edwina Rogers has served in public policy positions in the US Senate, White House, private and international sectors for over twenty years. She currently serves as the Executive Director at the Secular Coalition for America (SCA), a non-profit coalition that represents the diverse and growing voice for separation of religion and government.
SCA currently represents over 20% of the US population and requires intense coordination between 50 state chapters and the coalition, which Ms. Rogers oversees and guides. She served as 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.
Edwina served as Vice President of the Health Policy for the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) in Washington, Dc FROM May 2004 until January 2009. ERIC advocates the employee benefits and compensation interests of America’s major employers. Edwina has been a public policy expert for over twenty years and has worked for two Presidents and four Senators. She was 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 was 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 she handled health policy for Senator Sessions in 2003 and 2004. Edwina worked on International Trade matters for President Bush at the Department of Commerce from 1989 until 1991.
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. Ms. Rogers was a Fellow at the Kennedy School at Harvard during 1996. Edwina has been a regular contributor of conservative newspaper columns, health and policy journals, and a regular strategist on cable news television. She served on the Board of Directors of Semco Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SEN) a natural gas distribution company.
Edwina Rogers Cell: 1(202)674-7800
1012 14th St. NW Office: 1(202)299-1091
Suite 205 Edwina@secular.org
Washington, DC 20005-3429