Wayne Rogers is the Area 6 Director for the New York State School Boards Association. As Area 6 Director, Rogers represents school boards in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton and St. Lawrence counties.
NYSSBA provides advocacy, training and information to school boards in support of their mission to govern the state’s public schools. The NYSSBA board establishes policies to supervise, control and direct the business of the Association.
Rogers has been a member of the Malone Central Board of Education since 2002. He is serving his 14th term as president.
Rogers taught high school biology for 32 years at the Malone Central School District before retiring in 2002. During his career, he chaired the science department, and helped develop and implement new curricula based on New York State Learning Standards. He was a member of the State Biology Mentor Network.
Rogers is a councilman and a former supervisor for the Town of Bellmont. He is also president of Sunmount Development Disabilities Services Board of Visitors. He served on New York State Forest Resources, Taxes and Profits Issue Study Committee. He was chairman of Franklin County Solid Waste Management and Authority Board.
Rogers earned a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Plattsburgh and completed a year of graduate work at the University of Vermont.
Rogers and his wife Nancy have three married sons and eight grandchildren.