Jami Snyder is the Director of Arizona’s Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS). Prior to her appointment by Governor Ducey in January of 2018, she served as the as deputy director of AHCCCS. Before joining Arizona’s Medicaid agency, she served as Medicaid Director for the state of Texas and as Chief Operating Officer of the University of Arizona Health Plans. She also previously held posts as an Operations Administrator at AHCCCS and a Bureau Chief at the Arizona Department of Health Services. Jami is a 2013 Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy Fellow, and graduated with a BS in political science from Gustavus Adolphus College and went on to earn a master’s degree in political science from ASU.