Roger Partridge was elected Douglas County Commissioner in November 2012 and is the 2014 Chair of the Board of the Douglas County Commissioners. Partridge’s top priorities as County Commissioner will include working toward an executable and economical renewable water supply, finding solutions for traffic and transportation challenges in many areas of the county, further support for and the advancement of economic and job growth opportunities, and protecting the balance and quality of life in Douglas County.
He is looking forward to elected office and is no stranger to public service, having previously served as a Douglas County Planning Commissioner and three years as Beef Superintendent for the Douglas County 4-H. Partridge credits both his Planning Commission experience and owning his own physical therapy clinic for the past 26 years in preparing him for the job of County Commissioner.
Partridge holds an undergraduate degree in Health and Safety Education from Purdue University and double master’s degree in Athletic Training and Physical Therapy from West Virginia University and Arcadia University, respectively.
Roger was raised in a small town in Indiana. Prior to settling in Colorado he worked as an Athletic Trainer for the New York Jets and at three universities. He started his physical therapy practice in Castle Rock in 1987, while living in Littleton, Colorado, and moved to Douglas County in 1994 to be closer to his practice. He has two sons who both graduated from Douglas County schools and now has two grandchildren. He and his wife, Nadine, like to relax by spending time at their ranch in Sedalia, working with their horses and cattle, and enjoying the beauty of Colorado.