Board of Regents

David Schumacher

David Schumacher is a member of Governor Inslee’s Executive Team and the current Director of the Washington Office of Financial Management (OFM), agency that provides vital information, fiscal services and policy support for the governor, Legislature, and other state agencies. In this role, Schumacher manages both the executive budget proposal and statewide human resources policy, including collective bargaining. Schumacher has been Governor Inslee’s lead for all fiscal matters both with state government and the Legislature since 2013.

Before being appointed as OFM Director, Schumacher worked for the nonpartisan Washington Senate Ways and Means Committee in various roles from 1995 to 2012, taking an opportunity to be the NW Government Affairs Director at the Boeing Company between 2008-2010.

Schumacher was born in Seattle and holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from the University of Washington. He and his wife Katy, also a UW alum, live in Olympia, where she is the executive director of the Olympia Education Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to helping students succeed in school and life. They have two school-age children involved in multiple sports and activities.

  • Appointed by Governor Jay Inslee from April 19, 2024 to September 30, 2024
  • Reappointed by Governor Jay Inslee from October 1, 2024 to September 30, 2030
  • Awaiting Senate confirmation