Council Member Peter Rogers

Peter Rogers was elected to the Chino Hills City Council in November of 2006 and was re-elected in 2010, 2014, 2018, and 2022. He has served as Mayor four times in 2009, 2013, and 2018, and 2023. Council Member Rogers was first appointed to the City’s Parks & Recreation Commission in 1998 after interacting with the Commission for many years as President of Canyon Hills Little League. He served on the Parks & Recreation Commission for eight years, including two terms as Chair and two terms as Vice Chair.


Council Member Rogers lives in District 2 and was elected to represent this District in the November 8, 2022, General Municipal Election. He, like all other Council Members, takes pride in serving his District, and the entire Chino Hills community. Together they continue to guide policy and make decisions for the overall good of the community.

Current Term of Office

2022 to 2026

City Council Committee Involvement

  • Cal Cities (League of California Cities)
  • City of Chino Hills Committees
    • Boat Parade Committee
    • Legislative Advocacy Committee
    • Public Arts Committee
    • Social Media ad hoc Committee
  • Chino Basin Desalter Board of Directors - Chair
    • Finance Committee
  • Chino Hills Community Foundation Board - Chair
  • Inland Empire Utilities Agency Policy Committee - Vice Chair
  • Tres Hermanos Conservation Authority - Vice Chair
  • Water Facilities Authority Board of Directors   
    • Finance Committee

Community Involvement

Peter has been an active volunteer and participant in the community since 1988. His first involvement came as a Board Member of the Summit Ranch Homeowners Association in 1988. He served on the Board for 12 years, with six years as President. Peter volunteered for many years as a Board Member and President of Canyon Hills Little League when his sons were young ballplayers. He is a member and Past President of the Rancho Del Chino Rotary Club. Peter is the Chair of the Chino Hills Community Foundation, which was founded in 2008. He founded chARTS, the Arts Committee of the Foundation in 2013. Peter is tied to numerous local non-profits including Friends of the Chino Hills Branch Library, the Let it Be Foundation, and Caring for the Hills. He also serves on the Pomona Valley Hospital Foundation Board of Directors and has served as a Board Member of the San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board. Peter enjoys meeting and interacting with residents at the many community events he attends.

Community Recognition

  • Chino Hills Community Hero - 2002 Awarded by the Los Angeles County Fair and the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
  • Small Business Person of the Year - 2000 Awarded by the Small Business Administration and Chamber of Commerce
  • California Small Business Person of the Year - 2006 Awarded by the State Legislature for 60th Assembly District
  • Showcase Award - 2001 Chino Hills Community Calendar Awarded by the California Parks and Recreation Society
  • Outstanding Chino Valley Citizen - 2019 Awarded by Champion Newspapers
  • Award of Excellence (Public Service Recognition) - 2021 Awarded by the County of San Bernardino

Education and Professional Experience

Peter graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Cal Poly Pomona, with additional studies at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Peter is a small business owner. His Chino Hills-based company, Peter Rogers Photography, serves the advertising and public relations needs of many major corporations. His 40 years in the industry have included assignments throughout the United States and more than 24 foreign countries. This experience has given him a unique and valuable perspective of many diverse cultures. His photos of our City have also graced the walls of City Hall and the Chino Hills Community Center, the pages of City publications, and have been featured on the City website and the award-winning Chino Hills Community Calendar. Peter serves part-time as the District Director for Chairman of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors, Curt Hagman. He oversees the district office, supervises staff, coordinates casework and communication with constituents, and oversees community outreach efforts.


Peter and his wife, Merry, were married in 1977. They have lived in Chino Hills since 1986. Merry is a Human Relations professional and serves as the Compliance Officer for Generations Healthcare in Costa Mesa. Their adult sons, Christopher and Kevin, attended Chino Valley Unified School District schools and graduated from local colleges. Chris co-owns 17 Wholesale Nutrition Centers (WNC). His wife Ashley is the founder of a healthy snack food company called Spudsy. Chris and Ashley have two daughters, Poppy and Rocky. Kevin has a freelance photography business, Kevin Rogers Photography; and, his wife Angela is the art teacher for Mariners Elementary School in Newport Beach. Kevin and Angela have one daughter, Olive. Their rescue dog Chloe is also part of the family. Like many other residents, the Rogers have been thankful to live in a peaceful, safe, and family-oriented community.