President's Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection
Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Rodgers was the executive director and general counsel for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) in Washington, D.C. The NARUC includes all the State and Federal agencies engaged in the regulation of public utilities and carriers.
As the executive director and general counsel of NARUC from 1965-1996, Mr. Rodgers was influential in strengthening the role of the NARUC as an organization known and respected within Congress, the Executive Branch and the Federal agencies. Additionally, he increased member participation in the NARUC to the highest level yet achieved, and he increased the membership by the addition of Federal and foreign regulatory agencies. Through efficient management, Mr. Rodgers built the NARUC endowment from $100,000 to over $8 million.
From 1960-1965, Mr. Rodgers served as the Assistant Attorney General for the state of Georgia. During this time, he represented the Public Service Commission and other State agencies and argued three cases before the United States Supreme Court.
From 1957-1960, Mr. Rodgers was an attorney for the Atlanta Gas Light company. While there, he spent 16 months with Stone & Webster Service Corporation in New York City.
Following six months of Infantry Officers training at Fort Benning, Georgia, in 1957, Mr. Rodgers spent 7½ years in the Army Reserve, completing service as a Captain in the Judge Advocate General's Branch in 1965.
Mr. Rodgers is a member of the District of Columbia and Georgia Bars and holds a Juris Doctor degree from Mercer University, Macon, Georgia.