Julie E. Aaronson began serving as MSHA’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy on August 14, 2023.
Ms. Aaronson served as chief of staff at MSHA April 2021 until August 2023, a role she also held from 2010 to 2014. In 2014 she became Associate Assistant Secretary for Budget and Appropriations at the Department of Labor. Prior to 2010, she was legislative director and appropriations associate for Congressman Alan Mollohan (WV-01), a senior appropriator and Chairman of the Commerce-Justice-Science appropriations subcommittee.
Ms. Aaronson holds two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Kansas in Journalism and Political Science, and a master’s degree from The George Washington University in Political Management.