Donna Rendeiro was named Executive Director of the Office of Planning Advocacy in the New Jersey Department of State and Secretary of the New Jersey State Planning Commission in July 2019. She also serves as the Director of the State Planning Commission. Previously, she served as Chief of Administration for the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency. Donna was the Director of Community Planning at the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority, Acting Executive Director of the Office of Smart Growth, and Brownfields Policy Director. She has worked with the Governor’s Office of Economic Growth on urban policy. She has a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Pace University.