Jodi Herman serves as the Assistant Administrator for Legislative and Public Affairs for the Agency for International Development.
Prior to joining USAID, Ms. Herman worked as Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs for the National Endowment for Democracy and served as the Staff Director for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for Ranking Member Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chief Counsel and Deputy Staff Director for Chairman Robert Menendez (D-NJ).
Previously, Ms. Herman worked in the personal office of Senator Robert Menendez when he served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1993 to 2000 and joined his Senate office in 2010.
Ms. Herman also worked in private practice at the law firm Mowry & Grimson and served as a Special Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador at the Organization of American States. Ms. Herman holds a Juris Doctor with Honors from The George Washington University’s School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from American University’s School of International Service.