Debra Rogers has worked in community media for 30 years. For the last 16 years she has served as the executive director and CEO of Falmouth Community Television in Massachusetts.
Previously she served as the executive director of Brattleboro Community Television in Vermont and Greenfield Community Television in Massachusetts.
Debra has been involved with the Alliance for Community Media (ACM) a national organization which advocates and educates on behalf of community media for over 20 years. She was one of the founding members of the Massachusetts chapter of the ACM, has been a member of the Northeast Region board of directors since 1994 and served as the Northeast representative to the national board of directors from 1999–2005, returning to the national board in 2008. From November 2009–November 2012, she chaired the national board of directors.
Debra is the recipient of the Alliance for Community Media, Northeast Region Chuck Sherwood Leadership Award and the National Buske Leadership Award.
Locally Debra was a founding member of ArtsFalmouth for which she also served as chair for a number of years and a founding member of JazzFest Falmouth.
A Precinct 5 Town Meeting Member she is actively engaged in the community professionally and personally.
Debra and her husband David live in North Falmouth. She is the proud mother of Amanda and mother-in-law to Dan Ravens as well as to an adorable cocker spaniel by the name of Dusty.