As Assistant County Manager, Jen Pokorski oversees six departments that have a direct impact on sustaining and improving the quality of life for Maricopa County residents. Jen has worked for Maricopa County since 2005. In her time at the county, Jen has served as the Planning and Development Director, the director of the Ombudsman Office, and a planning project manager with the Flood Control District.
Prior to joining Maricopa County, Jen worked for several different government and non-profit organizations in Phoenix and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her focus throughout her career has been to work with staff to reduce unnecessary regulations, streamline the regulatory process and provide exceptional customer service.
Jen has served on a variety of boards and committees and is currently an ex officio member of the Valley Partnership board and a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Master of Science in Urban and Environmental Planning from Arizona State University.