Fitzwater Appoints Rogers as First Housing Division Director

County Resident Brings Strategic Planning Experience.

Vincent Rogers, Director of the Frederick County Housing Division (Photo From Frederick County, Md Government)

FREDERICK, Md. – Frederick County Executive Jessica Fitzwater
announces the appointment of Vincent Rogers as the County’s first Director for the Division of Housing. Mr. Rogers brings both professional experience and community connections to this new role. The appointment will take effect February 10.

“Mr. Rogers is a strategic thinker, which is essential as we stand up our
newest division,” County Executive Fitzwater said. “His experience managing
housing programs and supporting housing policy initiatives will allow him to hit
the ground running. I’m particularly excited to see how Vincent’s work with the
HUD’s Moving to Work designation can help Frederick County adapt federal
programs into more localized solutions. ”

Mr. Rogers brings an extensive background in housing policy, having previously served as Director of Policy and Compliance at the Fairfax County, Va., Department of Housing and Community Development and the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority. In these roles, Mr. Rogers directed all affordable housing strategic planning for the department. He also oversaw resident services and federal compliance through the PROGRESS Center, the Moving to Work initiative, and the implementation of other federal programs.

Mr. Rogers earned his master’s degree in public administration from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and his bachelor’s degree in public policy from Syracuse. He lives in Frederick County with his wife and three sons.