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John S. Rogers

John Rogers is a career U.S. Air Force pilot who served from 1963 until he retired in 1989. He owns an air charter service at the Modesto Airport, is president of the United Samaritans Foundation and the Mary Stuart Rogers Foundation.

He earned his bachelor’s degree from Willamette University in 1963, before entering the Air Force, and received his master’s degree from the University of Colorado.

The Mary Stuart Rogers Foundation primarily supports education by granting scholarships from elementary to graduate level students. The foundation also supports many organizations that assist battered women and children, the handicapped, as well as the homeless. It has been generous to Lewis & Clark by endowing scholarships and professorships, and support of the renovation of the newly acquired graduate school building.

John and his wife, June, live in Hughson, where they grow almonds, grapes and are devoting their time and resources to the needs of others.

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  • David Ellis
    Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel
    Phone 503-768-7691
    Fax 503-768-7688
    E-mail
    dgellis@lclark.edu

    Tina Blackwell
    Executive Assistant to the President
    Phone 503-768-7680
    E-mail
    clb@lclark.edu

    Bonny Benton
    Paralegal/Executive Assistant to Vice President, Secretary & General Counsel
    Phone 503-768-7689
    E-mail 
    bbenton@lclark.edu

    Office fax 503-768-7688