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Deputy Chief of Staff Justine Freeman

Information about Deputy Chief of Staff Justine Freeman.

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Deputy Chief of Staff Justine Freeman

Justine Freeman has served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Mayor Tim Keller since 2017. Prior to joining the City of Albuquerque, she served as Deputy Chief of Staff at the Office of the State Auditor for three years. She formerly served as a leadership analyst at the New Mexico State Legislature.

Justine was raised in New Mexico and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political, Legal and Economic Analysis from Mills College and a Master of Arts degree in International Relations from San Francisco State University. She completed Harvard University's Senior Executives in State and Local Government program. 

Before returning home to New Mexico, she worked in the field of international relations, specializing in gender equality efforts with Human Rights Watch in San Francisco, CA and Paris, France; and CARE USA, USAID and the American Red Cross in Washington, DC.