About the Board of Investment Trustees - People
JENNIFER A. HUGHES
Ms. Hughes, as Director of the Office of Management and Budget, holds an ex-officio position on the Board.
Jennifer A. Hughes was appointed Director of the Office of Management and Budget on in August, 2011 by County Executive Isiah Leggett. As Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Ms. Hughes is responsible for advising the County Executive and County Council on resource allocation and fiscal planning for the County’s operating budget and six year public services program as well as the capital budget and the six year capital improvements program.
Prior to her appointment, she served in a variety of senior level positions with Montgomery County Government including Acting Director for the Department of Permitting Services, Special Assistant to County Executive Leggett, and appointments with the Montgomery County Council for most of the last twenty years. She was first appointed as a legislative analyst for the County Council in 1985, focusing on education and criminal justice issues, as well as environmental issues. For two years, she served as an aide to Council Member Howard Denis.
Ms. Hughes first moved to the Washington D.C. area to serve as a Presidential Management Intern in the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. She earned her B.A. from Wellesley College and her Masters in City and Regional Planning from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. She is a member of the Leadership Montgomery Class of 1998.
In addition to serving on the Board of Investment Trustees and the Consolidated Retiree Health Benefits Board, Ms. Hughes also serves on the Board of Advisors for Universities of Shady Grove.