Curt Rogers brings over 20 years of nonprofit executive director experience to MRWC, with in-depth experience in strategic leadership, financial and program management, community engagement, and policy advocacy. Rogers founded and grew the Massachusetts state-wide GLBTQ Domestic Violence Project to a $1 million organization, created pioneering new programing, built a robust volunteer network, and helped secure the first congressionally-passed LGBT non-discrimination provision. He has a highly successful track record of securing and managing federal and state contracts. He also led the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society during a transition period and focused on systems analysis/improvement, financial management, and leveraging IT to increase efficiency. Curt holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and in his spare time volunteers with the Humane Society of the United States as both an animal rescue volunteer and as a policy advocate.