Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Resources
Jodi Manz, MSW serves as the Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Resources in the Office of Governor Ralph Northam. Previously, she served as Policy Advisor and Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Resources under former Governor Terry McAuliffe. She serves as the Staff Director to the Governor’s Executive Leadership Team on Opioids and Addiction and coordinates the opioid crisis response among Virginia’s state agencies. She spent several years working in Jewish education and youth programming in Chicago before coming to Richmond to complete the graduate program in Social Work Administration, Planning, and Public Policy at VCU.