Wendy Ginsberg

Dr. Wendy Ginsberg is the Staff Director on the Government Operations Subcommittee on the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. Wendy leads a talented team in drafting legislation, holding hearings, and performing various oversight duties related to the effective functioning of the executive branch. WEndy played a key role in securing $1 billion to update the federal government’s outdated information technology infrastructure as well as in enacting the Postal SErvice Reform Act. In 2022, Wendy was selected as a FED100, ranking her among the top 100 most influential individuals in federal information technology. She also serves as an adjunct professor for University of Colorado and Boston University.


Prior to joining the committee in March 2019, Wendy was Senior Program Manager at the Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit organization that seeks to make government more effective. Wendy previously served as an analyst at the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress for nearly 10 years, covering issues associated with federal inspectors general, the cybersecurity workforce, and the design and operation of federal advisory committees. She was a reporter for the New York Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Morris County Daily Record in New Jersey. Wendy has a B.A. in political science from Rutgers University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from the University of Pennsylvania. She is married to a fellow New Jerseyan with whom she raises her daughter, who is not from New Jersey. They also have a cat who has a Jersey attitude.