Department of Labor
Jennifer Sheehy is Acting Assistant Secretary for Disability Employment Policy and head of the Office of Disability Employment Policy at the U.S. Department of Labor. Previously, she served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Disability Employment Policy. Before joining the Labor Department, she spent ten years at the U.S. Department of Education in a variety of roles, including Director of Policy and Planning in the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), acting Director of the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, acting Deputy Commissioner of the Rehabilitation Services Administration, and Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary of OSERS. Prior to that, she served as Senior Policy Advisor on the Presidential Task Force on Employment of Adults with Disabilities, as Associate Director in the White House Domestic Policy Council, and as Vice President of the National Organization on Disability and Director of its CEO Council. She earned a B.A. from Cornell University and graduated with honors from Georgetown University, where she received her M.B.A.