New Jersey State League of Municipalities • 107th Annual Conference
November 15-17, 2022 • Atlantic City Convention Center • #njleague

Christopher Wheeler

Chief Data Officer


Christopher Wheeler, Ph.D., is the Chief Data Officer of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. He is responsible for managing the Department’s data analysis and reporting functions. Before becoming Chief Data Officer, he served as the DCA’s research economist, responsible for data and policy analysis and program evaluation for the Commissioner’s Office and the Division of Local Government Services. Dr. Wheeler holds a Ph.D. in Public Affairs from Rutgers University-Camden, a master’s degree in Government Administration from the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor's degree in Political Science from Temple University.


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