Roger Cooper (Grafton 68)

Roger married Anne (Martin) in June 2018 and received an honorary PhD in 2019 from the University of New Haven where he is Chairman of the Finance Committee and he is on the Board of Governors. For the past 32 years he has been Chairman of a group of charities that work with people with mental disabilities in the New York City area ( This serves some 2,500 people and consists of 40 residential homes, 400 special needs trusts, equestrian therapy, 35 horses, epilepsy institute of New York, transportation for the disabled, studio and performance arts and day activity programs. Additionally, he is involved in theatre production in New York and the West End (shows that he has been involved with have received a dozen Olivier Awards and two dozen Tony nominations)