Ms. Ingrid W. Reed

New Jersey
United States

Focus Areas

Community & Civic Engagement
Public Sector / Government


Updated 11/22/10 - Ingrid W. Reed is retired from the Eagleton Institute of Politics at Rutgers University, where she directed the Eagleton New Jersey Project, an initiative designed to reinforce and expand the contributions of Rutgers's Eagleton Institute of Politics to the governance and politics of its home state. Reed's work focused on campaigns and elections from the point of view of the citizen. Through her public service activities, Reed has had a wide range of experiences in state politics and planning, governance and community affairs including: the New Jersey planning committee for implementing the federal Help America Vote Act; chair of the Capital City (Trenton) Redevelopment Corporation, a state agency, since it began in 1988; a founder and board member of New Jersey Future, the organization advocating the implementation of the State Development and Redevelopment Act; member of the Regional Plan Association, New Jersey Committee; trustee of the Community Foundation of New Jersey; and vice-chair of the board of the Institute of Public Administration (NYC). In 1993, she was elected a fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration and served on its special panel on Civic Trust and Citizen Responsibility. From 1983 to 1986, she held a Kellogg Foundation National Leadership Fellowship. Before joining the Eagleton Institute in 1996, Reed was vice president for public affairs and corporate secretary of The Rockefeller University in New York City, and assistant dean of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs where she also directed the Rockefeller Public Service Awards Program. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.