Mayor Lenny Curry and incoming Chief of Staff, Leeann Krieg, announce the promotion of Rachel Zimmer to Director of Intergovernmental Affairs.
Zimmer is currently the Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for Mayor Lenny Curry and has served in his administration since 2019. Prior to her role of Deputy Director, Zimmer served as Intergovernmental Affairs Liaison where she worked to support the administration’s legislative agenda and was responsible for mayoral appointments to boards and commissions.
“Rachel’s dedication to the citizens of Jacksonville is second to none,” incoming Chief of Staff Leeann Krieg said. “Rachel has risen through the ranks of local government and it’s with great pleasure that we announce her expanded role. I’m extremely confident in her continued success and there is no one better to fill this position.”
Prior to her work with the city, Zimmer worked as a legislative aide in the Florida House of Representatives. Zimmer is a Jacksonville native and graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science.
Zimmer and Krieg will continue to work in conjunction with Chief Administrative Officer, Brian Hughes. The staffing changes is slated to occur by mid-November.