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Cathy Rogers
Cathy Rogers
MLA, Moncton South

Cathy Rogers was first elected to the Legislative Assembly on September 22, 2014, to represent the riding of Moncton South. She served as Minister of Social Development and Minister of Healthy and Inclusive Communities for two years, before being sworn in and serving as Minister of Finance, Minister responsible for Literacy, and Regional Minister of Greater Moncton and Southeast New Brunswick from 2016 to 2018. Re-elected again on September 24th, 2018, Cathy Rogers continues to take seriously service to her constituents.

A graduate of the University of New Brunswick with a masters and a Ph.D. in Sociology, Dr. Rogers was a professor at Crandall University and University of New Brunswick both for 14 years. With a policy focus on child and youth poverty, she understands the connections with health, education, crime, and the economy. Dr. Rogers spent 18 years as a federal and provincial civil servant in the areas of social development, industry, public safety, and economic development.

A lifetime advocate for prevention, support, and early intervention, and concerned for the quality of life and well-being of vulnerable families, Cathy was honoured for her community service work by the YWCA Moncton in 2011 with a Woman of Distinction Award for Education, Training, and Development, and received the Stephen and Ella Steeves Excellence in Service Award from Crandall University in 2012.

Cathy Rogers is married to Daniel Goodwin, and together they have four Grown children and three grandchildren.
Last updated : 1/10/2019
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