Julie L. Rogers
Julie Rogers is a nationally recognized leader in philanthropy and nonprofit leadership. She served as president and CEO of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation from 1986-2014.
Ms. Rogers has deep experience in nonprofit governance through serving on boards and advising nonprofit leaders on board development. She has served on the boards of the Council on Foundations, the Foundation Center, and the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers. She was the founding chair of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers and the Washington AIDS Partnership, and she was on the boards of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation and Venture Philanthropy Partners. She works effectively with leaders of business and civic institutions and has served on the boards of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, the Federal City Council, and the Economic Club of Washington.
Ms. Rogers advises philanthropic leaders on issues of strategy and practice, particularly during periods of change in leadership, governance or program interests. She has received numerous awards including Washingtonian’s "Washingtonian of the Year" and "100 Most Powerful Women," and the Washington Business Journal’s "Power 100" and "Women Who Mean Business."
Ms. Rogers and her husband moved to Boulder, Colorado in 2014. She is currently a member of the board of the Colorado Chautauqua Association, the Colorado Women’s Forum and the Strategic Education Committee of the Emergency Family Assistance Association (EFAA).
Ms. Rogers holds a bachelor’s degree from Duke University and a master’s degree from George Washington University. She began her career as a teacher and legislative staff director for the DC City Council.