Department of Commerce



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

Phone, 202-482-2000. Internet,


Chief of Staff Phillip J. Bond

Counselor to the Secretary (vacancy)

Assistant to the Secretary and Donald Trigg

Director, Office of Policy and Strategic Planning

Director, Office of White House Lori J. Raad


Director, Executive Secretariat Tracy B. McKibben

Deputy Secretary of Commerce Samuel W. Bodman

Director, Office of Small and T.J. Garcia

Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Chief Information Officer Thomas N. Pyke, Jr.

Deputy Chief Information Officer Karen Hogan, Acting

General Counsel Theodore W. Kassinger

Deputy General Counsel Margaret Wilson

Assistant General Counsel for Barbara S. Fredericks


Assistant General Counsel for Michael A. Levitt

Legislation and Regulation

Assistant General Counsel for (vacancy)

Finance and Litigation

Chief Financial Officer and Otto J. Wolff

Assistant Secretary for Administration

Deputy Assistant Secretary for (vacancy)


Director for Security Thomas J. de Seve, Acting

Deputy Director for Security (vacancy)

Director, Office of Budget Barbara A. Retzlaff

Deputy Director Samuel Calderon

Director for Management and John J. Phelan III


Director, Office of Civil Rights Suzan J. Aramaki

Deputy Director (vacancy)

Director for Executive Budgeting and Robert F. Kugelman

Assistance Management

Director for Financial Management James L. Taylor

and Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Director for Human Resources Deborah Jefferson, Management Acting

Deputy Director Deborah Jefferson

Director for Administrative Services Denise L. Wells, Acting

Deputy Director James M. Andrews, Acting

Director for Acquisition Management Michael S. Sade

Assistant Secretary for Legislative Brenda L. Becker

and Intergovernmental Affairs

Director for Legislative Affairs Karen Swanson-Woolf

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Christopher S. Furlow


Inspector General Johnnie E. Frazier

Deputy Inspector General Edward L. Blansitt

Assistant Inspector General for Michael Sears


Assistant Inspector General for Anthony D. Mayo


Assistant Inspector General for Judith J. Gordon

Systems Evaluation

Assistant Inspector General for Jill A. Gross

Inspections and Program Evaluations

Assistant Inspector General for (vacancy)

Compliance and Administration

Director, Office of Public Affairs Mary M. Crawford

Deputy Directors Emily B. Kertz, Patricia Woodward

Press Secretary Trevor Francis

Director, Office of Business Liaison Travis G. Thomas

Deputy Director Brad Hester

Assistant Secretary for Economic David A. Sampson


Deputy Assistant Secretary David Bearden

Chief Financial Officer/Chief Mary C. Pleffner

Administrative Officer


Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-3727

Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Kathleen B. Cooper

Deputy Under Secretary Lee Price

Associate Under Secretary for Kim White


Associate Under Secretary for E. R. Gregory


Chief Economist Keith Hall

Director, Bureau of the Census Charles L. Kincannon

Director, Bureau of Economic J. Steven Landefeld



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

Phone, 202-482-2721

Under Secretary for Export Kenneth I. Juster


Deputy Under Secretary (vacancy)

Assistant Secretary for Export James J. Jochum


Assistant Secretary for Export Michael J. Garcia



Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-3809

Under Secretary for International Grant D. Aldonas


Deputy Under Secretary Timothy J. Hauser

Assistant Secretary for Import Faryar Shirzad


Assistant Secretary for Market William H. Lash III

Access and Compliance

Assistant Secretary for Trade Linda M. Conlin


Assistant Secretary and Director Maria Cino

General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service


Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-5061. Internet,

National Director, Minority Business Ronald N. Langston

Development Agency

Deputy Director (vacancy)


Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-2985. Internet,

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


Assistant Secretary for Oceans James R. Mahoney

and Atmosphere and Deputy Administrator

Deputy Assistant Administrator Timothy R. E. Keeney

for Oceans and Atmosphere

Deputy Under Secretary for Scott B. Gudes

Oceans and Atmosphere

Chief Scientist (vacancy)

Chief Financial Officer/Chief Sonya G. Stewart

Administrative Officer

Assistant Administrator for William Hogarth

Fisheries Service

Assistant Administrator for Margaret Davidson, Ocean Services and Acting

Coastal Zone Management

Assistant Administrator for Gregory W. Withee

Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service

Assistant Administrator for John J. Kelly, Jr.

Weather Service

Assistant Administrator for David L. Evans

Oceanic and Atmospheric Research

National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-428-1840.

Assistant Secretary for Nancy J. Victory

Communications and Information

Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael D. Gallagher

Chief Counsel Kathy D. Smith

Associate Administrator for Frederick R. Wentland, Spectrum Management Acting

Associate Administrator for Kelly K. Levy

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 Val M. O'Day, Acting

Telecommunication Sciences


2121 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

Phone, 703-305-8341. Internet,

Under Secretary for Intellectual James E. Rogan

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


Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-1575

Under Secretary for Technology Phillip J. Bond

Deputy Under Secretary Benjamin 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


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 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 This office develops and promotes a cooperative working relationship and ensures effective communication between the Department of Commerce and the business community. It also promotes business involvement in departmental


policymaking and program development, and provides technical assistance to businesses that desire help in dealing with the Government.

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, exercises general supervision over the Bureau of the Census and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Current economic data are available to the public through the STAT-

USA Web site (Internet,, the National Trade Data Bank,

and the Economic Bulletin Board.

Bureau of the Census

The Bureau of the Census was established as a permanent office by act of March 6, 1902 (32 Stat. 51). The major functions of the Bureau are authorized by the Constitution, which provides that a census of population shall be taken every 10 years, and by laws codified as title

13 of the United States Code. The law also provides that the information collected by the Bureau from...

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