Assistant Commissioner

Jonathan Seifried is the Assistant Commissioner of the Division of Developmental Disabilities.  Mr. Seifried was asked to take on the role in September 2017 and was officially confirmed by the Commissioner in the following year.  His decades-long career has been centered on serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).  Since joining the Division, he has held leadership roles in many critical areas, including large-scale institutional-to-community transitions, significant progress on waiting list placement, and, as Director of Housing, establishment of portable housing subsidies.

Prior to joining the Division in 2001, he worked as a I/DD case manager for a non-profit provider.  Mr. Seifried received both his Bachelor of Arts in psychology and Master of Arts in instructional technology from Stockton University.