Associate Commissioner for Community Based Strategies
Elizabeth Wolkomir is the Associate Commissioner of Community Based Strategies in the Division of Prevention Services at New York City's Administration for Children's Services. In this position, she works to strengthen child welfare prevention services in New York City in order to provide families the resources they need to keep children safely at home and to thrive.
Liz joined ACS in 2018 as an Assistant Commissioner in the Division of Financial Services. Before coming to ACS, Liz worked on federal programs that target underserved families and children, first as a federal civil servant and later as a national advocate.
At the White House Office of Management and Budget, she oversaw a portfolio of human services programs, including USDA’s nutrition and food assistance programs and HHS’s refugee resettlement, unaccompanied children, and runaway and homeless youth programs. Subsequently, at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, she worked with national and state partners to protect and enhance critical food assistance programs. Her earlier work focused on international efforts to alleviate poverty and promote labor rights. Liz holds a Master of Arts in International Development and Economics from The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.