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Pat Rogers


Before coming to EPA, Pat was most recently the Director of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Washington, DC Office, where he was in charge of OHA’s Federal Advocacy, legislation, and congressional affairs.

Previous to OHA, Pat was at the Yale School of Management where he was the Interim-Director of the Executive Management Programs for Tribal Leaders. From 2007 to 2012 Pat was the Senior Advisor for Tribal Affairs, as well as the Chief of Congressional and Legislative Affairs for the US Fish and Wildlife Service.

Before joining the Fish and Wildlife Service, he was a “special policy consultant” to the Democratic Governors Association in 2005. In 2004 Patrick was the Director of Policy for Governor Bill Richardson of New Mexico.

He has also served as Senior Policy Advisor for the US Affiliated Pacific, Special Assistant at the Administration for Native Americans, and as General Counsel to the US Senate Indian Affairs Committee, then chaired by US Senator Daniel Inouye.

Pat holds a Bachelor’s degree from UH Mänoa, where he also played football and is a graduate of the University of New Mexico School of Law.

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