Department of Commerce

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Fourteenth Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-2000. Internet, www.doc.gov.

SECRETARY OF COMMERCE Donald L. Evans

Chief of Staff and Counselor to the Alison P. Kaufman

Secretary

Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy Christian Israel

Deputy Chief of Staff for Programs Darren Grubb

Director, Office of White House Aimee L. Strudwick

Liaison

Director, Executive Secretariat Fred L. Schwien

Deputy Secretary of Commerce (vacancy)

Director, Office of Small and (vacancy)

Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Chief Information Officer Thomas N. Pyke, Jr.

Deputy Chief Information Officer Karen Hogan

General Counsel Theodore W. Kassinger

Deputy General Counsel Jane T. Dana

Assistant General Counsel for Barbara S. Fredericks

Administration

Assistant General Counsel for Michael A. Levitt

Legislation and Regulation

Assistant General Counsel for Joan B. Maginnis

Finance and Litigation

Chief Financial Officer and Otto J. Wolff

Assistant Secretary for Administration

Deputy Assistant Secretary for (vacancy)

Administration

Director for Security Richard Yamamoto

Deputy Director for Security (vacancy)

Director, Office of Budget Barbara A. Retzlaff

Deputy Director (vacancy)

Director for Management and John J. Phelan III

Organization

Director, Office of Civil Rights Suzan J. Aramaki

Deputy Director (vacancy)

Director for Financial Management James L. Taylor

and Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Deputy Director for Financial Robert R. Bair

Systems

Deputy Director for Financial Lisa Casias

Policy

Director for Human Resources Deborah Jefferson

Management

Deputy Director Janet C. Hoffheins

Director for Administrative Services Denise L. Wells

Deputy Director James E. Woods, Acting

Director for Acquisition Management Michael S. Sade

Assistant Secretary for Legislative Brett Palmer, Acting

and Intergovernmental Affairs

Director for Legislative and Karen Swanson-Woolf

Intergovernmental Affairs

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Brett Palmer

Trade Legislation

Director for Intergovernmental Elizabeth Dial

Affairs

Inspector General Johnnie E. Frazier

Deputy Inspector General Edward L. Blansitt

Counsel to the Inspector General Elizabeth T. Barlow

Assistant Inspector General for Michael Sears

Auditing

Assistant Inspector General for Anthony D. Mayo

Investigations

Assistant Inspector General for Judith J. Gordon

Systems Evaluation

Assistant Inspector General for Jill A. Gross

Inspections and Program Evaluations

Assistant Inspector General for Jessica Rickenbach

Administration

Director, Office of Public Affairs Ron Ronjean

Deputy Directors Lisa Camooso Miller, Patricia Woodward

Press Secretary Dan Nelson

Director, Office of Business Liaison Daniel McCardell

Deputy Directors Jennifer Andberg, Brad Hester

ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS ADMINISTRATION

Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-3727

Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Kathleen B. Cooper

Deputy Under Secretary (vacancy)

Associate Under Secretary for Kim White

Management

Associate Under Secretary for E.R. Gregory

Communications

Chief Economist Keith Hall

Director, Bureau of the Census Charles L. Kincannon

Director, Bureau of Economic J. Steven Landefeld

Analysis

BUREAU OF INDUSTRY AND SECURITY

Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-2721

Under Secretary for Industry and Kenneth I. Juster

Security

Deputy Under Secretary Mark Foulon

Assistant Secretary for Export Peter Lichtenbaum

Administration

Assistant Secretary for Export Julie L. Myers

Enforcement

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-2309

Assistant Secretary for Economic David A. Sampson

Development

Deputy Assistant Secretary David Bearden

Chief Financial Officer/Chief Mary C. Pleffner

Administrative Officer

INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION

Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-3917

Under Secretary for International Grant D. Aldonas

Trade

Deputy Under Secretary Timothy J. Hauser

Assistant Secretary for Import James J. Jochum

Administration

Assistant Secretary for Market William H. Lash III

Access and Compliance

Assistant Secretary for (vacancy)

Manufacturing and Services

Assistant Secretary for Trade Carlos Poza, Acting

Promotion and Director of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service

Chief Financial Officer and Linda Cheatham

Director of Administration

Chief Information Officer Renee Macklin

MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-5061. Internet, www.mbda.gov.

National Director, Minority Business Ronald N. Langston

Development Agency

Deputy Director (vacancy)

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION

Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-2985. Internet, www.noaa.gov.

Under Secretary for Oceans and Vice Adm. Conrad C. Atmosphere Lautenbacher, Jr., USN

(Ret.)

Assistant Secretary for Oceans James R. Mahoney

and Atmosphere and Deputy Administrator

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Timothy R.E. Keeney

Oceans and Atmosphere

Deputy Under Secretary for John J. Kelly, Jr.

Oceans and Atmosphere

Chief Financial Officer/Chief (vacancy)

Administrative Officer

Assistant Administrator for William T. Hogarth

Fisheries Service

Assistant Administrator for Richard Spinrad

Ocean Services and Coastal Zone Management

Assistant Administrator for Gregory W. Withee

Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service

Assistant Administrator for D.L. Johnson

Weather Service

Assistant Administrator for Richard D. Rosen

Oceanic and Atmospheric Research

NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION

Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-428-1840.

Assistant Secretary for Michael D. Gallagher, Communications and Acting

Information

Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael D. Gallagher

Chief Counsel Kathy D. Smith

Associate Administrator for Frederick R. Wentland

Spectrum Management

Associate Administrator for Joseph Watson, Jr.

Policy Analysis and Development

Associate Administrator for Robin R. Layton

International Affairs

Associate Administrator for Bernadette A. McGuire-

Telecommunications and Rivera

Information Applications

Associate Administrator for Alan Vincent

Telecommunication Sciences

U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

2121 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

Phone, 703-305-8341. Internet, www.uspto.gov.

Under Secretary for Intellectual Jon W. Dudas, Acting

Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Deputy Under Secretary and Jon W. Dudas

Deputy Director

Commissioner for Patents Nicholas P. Godici

Commissioner for Trademarks Anne H. Chasser

TECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATION

Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-1575

Under Secretary for Technology Phillip J. Bond

Deputy Under Secretary Benjamin H. Wu

Assistant Secretary for Bruce P. Mehlman

Technology Policy

Director, National Institute of Arden L. Bement, Jr.

Standards and Technology

Director, National Technical Ronald E. Lawson

Information Service

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The Department of Commerce encourages, serves, and promotes the Nation's international trade, economic growth, and technological advancement. The Department provides a wide variety of programs through the competitive free enterprise system. It offers assistance and information to increase America's competitiveness in the world economy; administers programs to prevent unfair foreign trade competition; provides social and economic statistics and analyses for business and government planners; provides research and support for the increased use of scientific, engineering, and technological development; works to improve our understanding and benefits of the Earth's physical environment and oceanic resources; grants patents and registers trademarks; develops policies and conducts research on telecommunications; provides assistance to promote domestic economic development; and assists in the growth of minority businesses.

The Department was designated as such by act of March 4, 1913 (15 U.S.C.

1501), which reorganized the Department of Commerce and Labor, created by act of February 14, 1903 (15 U.S.C. 1501), by transferring all labor activities into a new, separate Department of Labor.

Office of the Secretary

Secretary The Secretary is responsible for the administration of all functions and authorities assigned to the Department of Commerce and for advising the President on Federal policy and programs affecting the industrial and

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commercial segments of the national economy. The Secretary is served by the offices of Deputy Secretary, Inspector General, General Counsel, and the Assistant Secretaries of Administration, Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Public Affairs. Other offices whose public purposes are widely administered are detailed below.

Business Liaison The Office of Business Liaison directs the business community to the offices and policy experts who can best respond to their needs by promoting proactive, responsive, and effective outreach programs and relationships with the business community. It also informs the Secretary and Department officials of the critical issues facing the business community, informs the business community of Department and administration initiatives and priorities, as well as information regarding Department resources, policies, and programs, and provides general assistance to the business community.

For further information, call 202-482-1360.

Economics and Statistics Administration

The Under Secretary for Economic Affairs advises the Secretary and other Government officials on matters relating to economic developments and forecasts and on the development of macroeconomic and microeconomic policy. The Under Secretary, as Administrator of the Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA), exercises general supervision over the Bureau of the Census and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

ESA provides business, economic, and government...

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