Elizabeth (Beth) Rougeux served as director of administration, Office of the Mayor, City of Syracuse, under the Miner administration. In this role, she was responsible for overseeing six city departments and represented the mayor at local and statewide leadership meetings on a wide range of municipal government issues, as well as many communitywide and neighborhood events. Rougeux also negotiated numerous contracts and agreements on behalf of the City including Service Agreements with Syracuse University and Crouse Hospital.
Prior to working for the City of Syracuse, Rougeux held several government relations positions at Syracuse University from 1993 through 2011. Her last position held was Associate Vice President for Government and Community Relations, serving as the principal liaison between the University and federal, state and local governments. Rougeux has also held positions as the Governor’s regional representative for the Department of State and as the executive director of the Onondaga County Child Care Council.
Rougeux has served on a number of Boards and is actively involved in the community. She currently is a member of the Stop DWI Advisory Committee and the Thursday Morning Roundtable.
Rougeux earned a Master of Social Work degree from Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Science, Recreation Education, from State University College at Cortland.