Rebecca Muse has spent the past 15 years committed to public services, community engagement, and philanthropy. With over eight years of congressional appropriations and federal budgeting expertise, she is an expert at dealing with tough members of Congress to ensure our most vulnerable members of society are served. Currently, Rebecca is a Senior Appropriations Liaison for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring that Congress members and staff receive relevant and up-to-date information on the Department’s budget and financial activities, ultimately assisting in creating strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all.
True to her passion for community service, Rebecca spent more than 6 years in the nonprofit sector mentoring youth and strengthening diversity among nonprofit leadership in the National Capital Region. She has remained highly committed and engaged through several leadership activities including recently launching the project “Claim your Crown,” which focuses on educating and exposing youth ages 8-12 to the importance of cultural awareness and black history.
Rebecca is a native Washingtonian and received her early education through the D.C. Public School system. She went on to attend Johnson C. Smith University, earning a bachelor’s in computer engineering and later obtaining her MBA.
Rebecca makes it no secret that her most important role is “Mom-in-Chief” in her home in Clinton, Maryland with her husband, Ricky Muse, Jr., and two daughters, Reese and Riley.