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Organization: 
U.S. Department of the Environment
Job Title: 
Chief of Staff, Washington, DC

Adriana Hochberg is the Chief of Staff of the District Department of the Environment (DDOE).  Adriana has been a member of DDOE since 2010, serving as the Special Assistant to the Director.  Previously, she was a program analyst in the D.C. Office of the City Administrator, and completed a rotation, as a US Presidential Management Fellow, within the District Department of Transportation. Prior to coming to District Government, Adriana worked for over four years in the federal government, including the Office of Water at the US Environmental Protection Agency, the US Agency for International Development, and the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs at the US Department of State. She began her public service career as a local government employee in Konan, Japan. Adriana has a Master in Public Policy with a concentration in environment and natural resources from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and obtained her bachelors’ degree from Williams College.