Local Economic Development Leader, Goodrich “Dus” Rogers has been named to the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees. Mr. Rogers has an extensive and impressive resume serving Northeast Alabama over the span of his career. Dus most recently has been leading the Business Development efforts at Farmers Telecommunications in Rainsville. Senator Livingston issued the following statement on Mr. Dus Rogers’ appointment:
“I have known Dus for 30 plus years and consider him not only a colleague but a friend. Dus and I worked closely together during his time as President and CEO at the Jackson County Economic Development Authority and now in his most recent role as Business Development Manager at Farmerstel. Dus exhibits exceptional leadership skills, and I have witnessed his efforts bring many projects to fruition over the span of his career. Thanks to Dus, many industries now call Jackson County home, including Google. I have no doubt that Dus will provide exceptional leadership on the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees. He will continue to represent Northeast Alabama well and will serve the community college system with integrity.”
Dr. David Campbell issued the following statement on Mr. Dus Rogers appointment:
“Dus and I worked closely together on the Jackson County Economic Development Authority, and I have seen first-hand his outstanding talents, skills, abilities with people and his work ethic. We particularly worked together when Google chose Jackson County, and he was the main point of contact during the discussions. He will provide exceptional leadership on the Board to the Alabama College System along with Chancellor Baker. Senator Livingston, the Senate, and the Governor made an outstanding choice to allow Dus to help lead a system that is so important to Alabama,” stated Dr. David Campbell, President of Northeast Alabama Community College and chair of the Jackson County EDA Board.
To contact Senator Livingston, please call the District Office at 256-218-3090.