Julie E. Aaronson began serving as MSHA’s Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy on April 9, 2023.
Ms. Aaronson has served as chief of staff at MSHA since April 2021, 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 in Kansas in Journalism and Political Science, and a master’s degree from The George Washington University in Political Management.