Sharron E. Liggins-Rogers has been the founder and chief executive officer of her own consulting firm, Liggins and Associates Consultants, which she opened in 1998. In addition to this role, she is the executive director of the Continuum of Care Network, NWI, Inc./Drug Free Gary Coalition, Inc. in Gary, Indiana, since 2003. Through this position, she is responsible for planning, directing, implementing, and facilitating the process for a multi-collaborative partnership for networking for entities and service providers who address housing for those plagued with homelessness, the potential risk of homelessness, and the effects of substance abuse and mental illness. She also consults and facilitates multiple committee and sub-committee meetings and writes grants for the procurement of funding for members. Furthermore, Dr. Liggins-Rogers sits on both the governing and advisory boards, is an oversight administrator for the Homelessness Prevention & Rapid Re-Housing Program/Emergency Solution Program (HPRP/ESG), and is a rapid re-housing oversight administrator.
Seeking further formal education, Dr. Liggins-Rogers matriculated at the St. Margaret and St. Joseph Schools of Nursing, earning a diploma in nursing in 1965. She then attended Purdue University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology and clinical counseling in 1981. She went on to obtain a Master of Science in administration from Notre Dame University in 1985, a Master of Science in Nursing from Indiana Dabney University in 2013, and an EdD in organizational leadership from Argosy University in 2015. Additionally, Dr. Liggins-Rogers was the recipient of an honorary doctorate in human services from the International Theological Institute in 2004 and holds numerous certifications.