October Speaker: Mike Rogers, Oklahoma Secretary of State
Secretary of State and Education Michael W. Rogers, Jr. holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Degree from Oral Roberts University. He was a college All-American baseball player for the Golden Eagles, and still holds records for wins and strikeouts. Michael is a member of the ORU Athletic Hall of Fame. He was drafted by the Cleveland Indians and played two years in the Indians organization before a shoulder injury ended his career.
Rogers served in the Oklahoma House of Representative for two terms, was the chair of the Common Education Committee, and also served as assistant majority whip. He has served on numerous boards and commissions, including the Southern Regional Education Board and the Education Commission of the States.Appointed Secretary of State and Education in January of 2019 by Governor Stitt, Michael Rogers is the Governor’s Chief Policy Negotiator.