Read the State Legislative Tracker. New edition available now!

Jim Schowalter

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jim Schowalter
Jim Schowalter.jpg
Minnesota Commissioner of Management and Budget
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2011 - Present
Years in position 3
PartyNonpartisan
Compensation
Base salary$108,388
Elections and appointments
Appointed2011
Appointed byGov. Mark Dayton
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMacalester College
Master'sHarvard University
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Jim Schowalter is the Minnesota Commissioner of Management and Budget. He was appointed in 2011 by Gov. Mark Dayton.[1]

Biography

Schowalter originally hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, but currently lives in Eagan, Minnesota.[2]

Prior to being appointed, Schowalter served as Deputy Commissioner of MMB. Previously, Jim served as Assistant Commissioner and State Budget Director. After assuming that position in 2004, he led the budget process for the State of Minnesota for six years. He served on the Board of the National Association of State Budget Officers and frequently testified before the state Legislature. He has also served as Executive Budget Coordinator for Health and Human Services and Local Government, as well as Executive Budget Officer.[2]

Before coming to Minnesota, Schowalter worked as Regional Economist at the Boston regional office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and as Budget Officer at the U.S. Office of Management and Budget.[2]

Education

  • Master's degree in public policy, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
  • Bachelor's degree with a major in economics, Macalester College[2]

Political career

Commissioner of Management and Budget 2011-Present

Schowalter was appointed in 2011 by Gov. Mark Dayton.[2]

Appointments

2011

Schowalter was appointed to the statewide post of Commissioner of Minnesota Management and Budget by Gov. Mark Dayton on January 3, 2011.

Recent news

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Jim + Schowalter + Minnesota + Treasurer"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Jim Schowalter News Feed

  • Loading...

See also

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
'
Minnesota Commissioner of Management and Budget
2011–present
Succeeded by
NA