DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEFourteenth Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230Phone, 202-482-2000. Internet, www.doc.gov.SECRETARY OF COMMERCE Donald L. EvansChief of Staff Laurie FentonCounselor to the Secretary (vacancy)Assistant to the Secretary and Donald TriggDirector, Office of Policy and Strategic PlanningDirector, Office of White House Cathie MartinLiaisonDirector, Executive Secretariat Tracy B. McKibbenDeputy Secretary of Commerce (vacancy)Director, Office of Small and T.J. GarciaDisadvantaged Business UtilizationGeneral Counsel Theodore W. KassingerDeputy General Counsel Margaret WilsonAssistant General Counsel for Barbara S. FredericksAdministrationAssistant General Counsel for Michael A. LevittLegislation and RegulationAssistant General Counsel for Alden F. AbbottFinance and LitigationChief Financial Officer and (vacancy)Assistant Secretary for AdministrationDeputy Assistant Secretary for (vacancy)AdministrationDeputy Assistant Secretary for K. David Holmes, Jr.SecurityDeputy Director for Security M. Lee BallardChief Information Officer Thomas N. Pyke, ActingDeputy Chief Information Officer Karen Hogan, ActingDirector, Office of Budget Barbara A. RetzlaffDeputy Director Samuel CalderonDirector for Management and John J. Phelan IIIOrganizationDirector, Office of Civil Rights Suzan J. AramakiDeputy Director Lawrence N. SelfDirector for Executive Budgeting and Robert F. KugelmanAssistance ManagementDirector for Financial Management James L. Taylorand Deputy Chief Financial OfficerDirector for Human Resources Debra M. TomchekManagementDeputy Director Deborah JeffersonDirector for Administrative Services Anthony A. FlemingDeputy Director Denise WellsDirector for Acquisition Management Michael S. SadeAssistant Secretary for Legislative Brenda Beckerand Intergovernmental AffairsDeputy Assistant Secretary for (vacancy)Legislative AffairsDeputy Assistant Secretary for Christopher S. FurlowIntergovernmental AffairsInspector General Johnnie E. FrazierDeputy Inspector General Edward L. BlansittAssistant Inspector General for Larry Gross, ActingAuditingAssistant Inspector General for Stephen E. GarmonInvestigationsAssistant Inspector General for Judith J. GordonSystems EvaluationAssistant Inspector General for Jill A. GrossInspections and Program EvaluationsAssistant Inspector General for (vacancy)Compliance and AdministrationDirector, Office of Public Affairs Mary M. CrawfordDeputy Director (vacancy)Press Secretary Jim DykeDirector, Office of Business Liaison (vacancy)Deputy Director Jennifer AndbergAssistant Secretary for Economic (vacancy)DevelopmentDeputy Assistant Secretary (vacancy)Chief Financial Officer/Chief Mary C. PleffnerAdministrative OfficerAssistant Secretary for (vacancy)Communications and InformationDeputy Assistant Secretary John F. SopkoECONOMICS AND STATISTICS ADMINISTRATIONDepartment of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230Phone, 800-782-8872Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Kathleen B. CooperDeputy Under Secretary Lee PriceAssociate Under Secretary (vacancy)Chief Economist (vacancy)Director, Bureau of the Census William G. Barron, ActingDirector, Bureau of Economic J. Steven LandefeldAnalysisBUREAU OF EXPORT ADMINISTRATIONFourteenth Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230Phone, 202-482-2721Under Secretary for Export Kenneth I. JusterAdministrationDeputy Under Secretary Thomas S. BuntonAssistant Secretary for Export Matthew S. Borman, Administration ActingAssistant Secretary for Export Lisa Prager, ActingEnforcementINTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATIONDepartment of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230Phone, 202-482-3809Under Secretary for International Grant D. AldonasTradeDeputy Under Secretary Timothy J. HauserAssistant Secretary for Import Bernard T. Carreau, Administration ActingAssistant Secretary for Market Patrick A. MulloyAccess and ComplianceAssistant Secretary for Trade Jonathan C. Menes, Development ActingAssistant Secretary and Director Maria CinoGeneral of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial ServiceMINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AGENCYDepartment of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230Phone, 202-482-5061. Internet, www.mbda.gov.Director, Minority Business Ronald N. LangstonDevelopment AgencyDeputy Director Ruth E. SandovalNATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATIONDepartment of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230Phone, 202-482-2985. Internet, www.noaa.gov.Under Secretary for Oceans and (vacancy)AtmosphereAssistant Secretary for Oceans (vacancy)and Atmosphere and Deputy AdministratorDeputy Under Secretary for Scott B. GudesOceans and AtmosphereChief Scientist (vacancy)Chief Financial Officer/Chief Sonya G. StewartAdministrative OfficerAssistant Administrator for (vacancy)Fisheries ServicesAssistant Administrator for (vacancy)Ocean Services and Coastal Zone ManagementAssistant Administrator for Gregory W. WhitheeEnvironmental Satellite, Data, and Information ServicesAssistant Administrator for John J. Kelly, Jr.Weather ServicesAssistant Administrator for David L. EvansOceanic and Atmospheric ResearchU.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE2121 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202Phone, 703-305-8341. Internet, www.uspto.gov.Under Secretary for Intellectual (vacancy)Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark OfficeDeputy Under Secretary and (vacancy)Deputy DirectorCommissioner for Patents Nicholas P. GodiciCommissioner for Trademarks Anne H. ChasserTECHNOLOGY ADMINISTRATIONDepartment of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230Phone, 202-482-1575Under Secretary for Technology (vacancy)Deputy Under Secretary (vacancy)Assistant Secretary for Bruce P. MehlmanTechnology PolicyDirector, National Institute of Karen H. Brown, ActingStandards and TechnologyDirector, National Technical Ronald E. LawsonInformation 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.T188578.014The 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 SecretarySecretary 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 AdministrationThe 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 website (Internet, www.stat-usa.gov), the National Trade Data Bank, and the Economic Bulletin Board.Bureau of the CensusThe 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 populationshall 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 individual persons, households, or establishments be kept strictly confidential and be used only for statistical purposes. The Bureau is responsible for:--the decennial censuses of population and housing;--the quinquennial censuses of State and local governments, manufacturers, mineral industries, distributive trades, construction industries, and transportation;--current surveys that provide information on many of the subjects covered in the censuses at monthly, quarterly, annual, or other intervals;--compilation of current statistics on U.S. foreign trade, including data on imports, exports, and shipping;--special censuses at the request and expense of States and local government units;--publication of estimates and projections of the population;--publication of current data on population and housing characteristics; and--current reports on manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade, services, construction, imports and exports, State and local government finances...
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