Jennifer Zygmunt has been the Water Quality Division Administrator for the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality since August 2021. She began her career with the DEQ after graduating from the University of Wyoming in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Botany and a concentration in Environment and Natural Resources. After serving an internship with the Land Quality Division, she transferred to the Water Quality Division where she worked as a permit writer for the WYPDES Program for nearly six years. She then managed the Nonpoint Source Program for eleven years, during which time she provided testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. Transitioning to supervising the Integrated Management Services section of the Water Quality Division, she led initiatives related to efficiency, streamlining, and digital records management prior to assuming the role of administrator
A native of Casper, she grew up mostly in New Mexico before finding her way back to Wyoming, where she is privileged to work with her exceptional staff and people across the state to protect its water resources.