Kate Rogers is the Deputy Mayor of Fredericton and City Councillor for Ward 11. Kate believes that good governance requires effective communication, engaged citizens and informed, evidence-based, transparent decision-making.
Currently, Kate chairs the City of Fredericton’s Strategic and External Relations Committee and Arts & Culture Advisory Committee. During her tenure on Council, she has served on the Planning and Advisory Committee, Finance Committee, Development Committee, Preservation Review Board and Downtown Fredericton, Inc. and chaired the Community Services Committee. Rogers was also the Council representative on the City Centre Plan steering committee and a driving force behind the development of the City’s Culture Plan.
Kate has been a long-standing and active member of the Fredericton community. She has worked with many non-profit organizations both professionally and as a volunteer, most notably in the arts community. Rogers has a Masters degree in Political Science and is a member of the NB Social Policy Research Network’s Advisory Board, an organization she helped build with the late Honourable Andy Scott. Rogers specializes in strategic governance, planning and analysis, advocacy, team-building and program-delivery.
Kate lives in Ward 11, downtown Fredericton East, with her husband Mike Wolfe and their two teenage daughters. Rogers was first elected to Council in 2012 and was re-elected for a second term in 2016.