Jay Boodheshwar, Deputy Town Manager
Jay Boodheshwar was appointed to serve the Town of Palm Beach as the Deputy Town Manager in January 2015. He is responsible for the supervision of the Town Clerk's Office, the Office of Information Technology, Risk Management, Emergency Management, and Communications, while providing staff leadership for a variety of Town-wide initiatives. He is also responsible for providing on-going assistance to the Town Manager in running the day-to-day affairs of the Town.
Mr. Boodheshwar first began his service to the Town of Palm Beach as Director of Recreation in January 2006 and was promoted to Director of Recreation and Special Projects in April 2010. Previous to his service with the Town, Mr. Boodheshwar served as the Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Massillon, Ohio, Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of East Chicago, Indiana, Youth Services Area Manager for the City of Bloomington, Indiana, and as Recreation Supervisor for the Town of Munster, Indiana.
Mr. Boodheshwar earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration from Bowling Green State University. He earned his Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Florida Atlantic University and currently serves on the board of the university's Public Administration Alumni Society.
Mr. Boodheshwar has been very involved in professional associations throughout his career, holding several state-wide offices with the Indiana Parks and Recreation Association and the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association, including service on the Board of Directors for both organizations. He currently serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Palm Beach County City Management Association, and is an active member of the Florida City and County Management Association, and the International City Management Association. He also serves on several Palm Beach County emergency management committees and work groups.
Mr. Boodheshwar has been very active as a volunteer in the communities that he has served. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Alliance for Youth Sports and the Board of Trustees for the Town of Palm Beach United Way, as Chairman.