Myung Lee

Executive Director
Cities of Service

Myung J. Lee is Executive Director of Cities of Service, a nonprofit that helps mayors and city leaders in 250+ cities build stronger communities by changing the way local government and citizens work together.

Myung has served as a Deputy Commissioner with the City of New York Administration for Children’s Services and has led nonprofit organizations focused on homeless assistance, domestic violence, and early childhood development. She was a program officer and associate general counsel at the Corporation for National Service, where she helped launch AmeriCorps. Her private-sector experience spans development, sales, and human resources. When she was a Georgetown Women's Law and Public Policy Fellow at the National Women's Law Center, she was advocate and counsel for incarcerated women.

Myung holds a J.D. from Georgetown University and a B.S. from the State University of New York at Binghamton.



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