Robert Rogers serves as District Coordinator for Contra Costa County District 1 Supervisor John Gioia. Rogers oversees county projects and services in North Richmond, advises the Supervisor on public safety policies, and assists in developing external communications strategies. He is a former newspaper reporter at the East Bay Times, San Bernardino County Sun, and the Ford Foundation. He holds B.A. degrees from California State University, Fullerton, a certificate from Georgetown University’s TFAS program, and an M.A. in journalism from UC Berkeley, where he worked as a lecturer at the Graduate School of Journalism. Rogers and his family live in Richmond.