Meet the FELC Staff
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Since joining the staff of the Jesse Helms Center in 1994, John Dodd’s work has focused on the continuing development of numerous initiatives promoting liberty and our country’s founding principles. Dodd completed his undergraduate degree at the College of William and Mary and received his Master’s in Education from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Prior to his work with the center, Dodd was president of J&T Dodd, a consulting firm. Dodd is the author of The World Came His Way – Jesse Helms’ Contributions to Freedom and has appeared on numerous radio and television programs to discuss the policies and programs of the Jesse Helms Center.
Brian Rogers joined the staff in 2004, after working as Executive Director of the Defenders of Property Rights, based in Washington, D.C. As the Chief Operating Officer, Rogers works closely to ensure the programs and fundraising initiatives of the center keep a close focus on free enterprise and Founding Fathers principles. Rogers’ prior roles include working for Century Communications, Inc and working as the Director of Special Projects for the Leadership Institute. Rogers is a graduate of Wingate University and began his policy-focused work with an internship for the late Senator Jesse Helms. Additionally, he is a 2009 graduate of the E.A. Morris Fellowship.
Jarvis Moss joined the Jesse Helms Center as the Free Enterprise Leadership Challenge Coordinator in 2019. Prior to joining the Helms Center staff, Jarvis worked in Congressman Patrick McHenry’s campaign office in Gastonia where he coordinated voter outreach efforts and also worked in the private sector for a short period after college. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2016 with a double major in political science and history before receiving his teaching license from UNC-Charlotte in 2019.