Director, Office of Innovation, City of Jersey City
Melissa Kozakiewicz is the Director of the Office of Innovation for the City of Jersey City. This diverse office is currently working on initiatives that include data & modernization, sustainability, affordable housing, and grants & fundraising. Melissa was an English professor at Saint Peter’s University before coming to municipal government, and has several years of experience in journalism and digital media. She believes that thoughtful communications & engagement strategies propel initiatives forward.