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Jennifer Moon - Director

Office of Management and Budget

Jennifer Moon is the Director for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Moon has made her mark in the County government as the first woman ever to oversee the County's extensive budget responsibilities. Her duties as Director have been integrated to include both those of budget management and performance improvement.

Moon's responsibilities also include facilitating the development of the County's more than $7 billion budget through a results-oriented resource allocation process. The Resourcing for Results budgeting system developed and implemented by Moon, focuses on allocating the County’s funds in a manner which reflects the priorities established through the County’s Strategic Plan.

In addition to supporting the annual budget development, Moon is responsible for the entire results-oriented governing cycle, including business planning, performance measurement and monitoring, and organizational and community reporting. She also manages the $2.9 billion Building Better Communities general obligation bond program and supervises the administration of Community Redevelopment Areas in Miami-Dade County. As part of her diverse portfolio, Moon provides support to the various incorporation and annexation activities in Miami-Dade County and supervises the allocation, contracting and monitoring of approximately $35 million in local and federal grants to community-based organizations.

Previously, in 2002, she served the 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida. As the Director of Administrative Services for the Circuit, Moon supervised various areas, including the Circuit's procurement, budgetary and financial operations.

She began her career with Miami-Dade County in 1994 as a Management Trainee. From 1995 to 2002, she held various positions within the County government. Moon has held several roles in Miami-Dade County, such as the role of Assistant to the County Manager, Management Trainee Program Coordinator and Budget Analyst.

She has a Bachelor's Degree in English from Florida State University. Moon graduated Magna Cum Laude and obtained a Master's in Business Administration from the University of Miami. Her specialization lies in political science and public administration.

Moon and her husband Christopher are the proud parents of two daughters, Angela and Ashley.

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Jennifer Moon

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