Mayor Rogers Badgett

Rogers Badgett Rogers Badgett and his wife Candace are the owners and operators of The Raj and Badgett Construction and Development Corporation. In 1993 they built The Raj, America’s Premiere AyurVeda Health Spa, which draws visitors from all around the world. Rogers has owned, operated, or had joint ventures in mining, oil exploration, steel production, reforestation, and river barges. He has participated in a number of family investments, including a 25% ownership in the Boston Red Sox. He was a visiting faculty member in investments at Maharishi International University from 1980 to 1990. Rogers and Candace are founding members of Maharishi Vedic City’s City Council; Rogers served from 2001 to 2019 and Candace served from 2001 to 2003.

Members of the City Council

From 1990 to the present, Chris Johnson and his wife Dee have been president and vice president, respectively, of Vaisya Corporation and Rukmapura Park, LLC in Fairfield, Iowa. They have developed and manage a 240-acre residential and resort complex, and over 150 hotel, commercial and residential units, including the Rukmapura Park Hotel and Resort. From 1978 to 1990, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson were president and vice president, respectively, of Johnson Real Estate Development in Santa Rosa, California where they developed and managed over 200 commercial and residential units in Northern California. Chris and Dee Johnson are founding members of Maharishi Vedic City—City Council; Dee served from 2001 to 2003.
    Steve Boss
    Kara Anastasio
    Leslee Goldstein
    Stellavera Kilcher
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