Department of Commerce



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

Phone, 202-482-2000. Internet,


Deputy Secretary of Commerce Robert L. Mallett

Chief of Staff David J. Lane

Assistant to the Secretary and David Festa, Acting

Director, Office of Policy and Strategic Planning

Director, Office of White House Parnice Green


Director, Office of Small and T.J. Garcia

Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Assistant Secretary for Gregory L. Rohde

Communications and Information

Deputy Assistant Secretary Bernadette A. McGuire-

Rivera, Acting

Assistant Secretary for Economic Chester J. Straub, Development Jr., Acting

Deputy Assistant Secretary (vacancy)

Assistant Secretary for Legislative Deborah K. Kilmer

and Intergovernmental Affairs

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Todd Menoth, Acting

Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Edward Prewitt

Intergovernmental Affairs

Chief Financial Officer and Linda J. Bilmes

Assistant Secretary for Administration

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Raul Perea-Henze


Chief Information Officer Roger W. Baker

Deputy Chief Information Officer Jeffrey R. Neal

Director, Minority Business Courtland V. Cox

Development Agency

Deputy Director Ruth E. Sandoval

Director, Office of Business Liaison John Gray

Director, Office of Public Affairs Maurice F. Goodman

and Press Secretary

General Counsel Andrew J. Pincus

Deputy General Counsel (vacancy)

Assistant General Counsel for Barbara S. Fredericks


Assistant General Counsel for Michael A. Levitt

Legislation and Regulation

Assistant General Counsel for Alden F. Abbott

Finance and Litigation

Inspector General Johnnie E. Frazier

Deputy Inspector General Edward L. Blansitt

Assistant Inspector General for Mary Casey, Acting


Assistant Inspector General for Stephen E. Garmon


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

Deputy Assistant Secretary for K. David Holmes, Jr.



Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 800-782-8872

Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Robert J. Shapiro

Deputy Under Secretary (vacancy)

Associate Under Secretary Martina A. Hone

Chief Economist Lee Price

Director, Bureau of the Census Kenneth Prewitt

Director, Bureau of Economic J. Steven Landefeld



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

Phone, 202-482-2721

Under Secretary for Export William A. Reinsch


Deputy Under Secretary Thomas S. Bunton

Assistant Secretary for Export Roger R. Majak


Assistant Secretary for Export Amanda F. DeBusk



Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-3809

Under Secretary for International (vacancy)


Deputy Under Secretary Timothy J. Hauser

Deputy Under Secretary for Trade Eric R. Biel

Policy Development

Assistant Secretary for Import Robert S. LaRussa


Assistant Secretary for Market Patrick A. Mulloy

Access and Compliance

Assistant Secretary for Trade Michael J. Copps


Assistant Secretary and Director Marjory Searing, General of the U.S. and Acting

Foreign Commercial Service


Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-2985. Internet,

Under Secretary for Oceans and D. James Baker


Assistant Secretary for Oceans (vacancy)

and Atmosphere and Deputy Administrator

Deputy Under Secretary for Scott B. Gudes

Oceans and Atmosphere

Chief Scientist (vacancy)


2121 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

Phone, 703-305-8341. Internet,

Under Secretary for Intellectual Q. Todd Dickinson


Deputy Under Secretary and (vacancy)

Deputy Commissioner

Assistant Commissioner for Nicholas P. Godici


Assistant Commissioner for Anne H. Chasser



Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230

Phone, 202-482-1575

Under Secretary for Technology Cheryl Shavers

Deputy Under Secretary Gary R. Bachula

Assistant Secretary for Kelly H. Carnes

Technology Policy

Director, National Institute of Raymond G. Kammer, 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 website (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 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 and employment, and other subjects.

The Bureau makes available statistical results of its censuses, surveys, and other programs to the public through printed reports, computer tape, CD-ROM's, the Internet, and other media and prepares special tabulations sponsored and paid for by data users. It also produces statistical compendia, catalogs, guides, and directories that are useful in locating information on specific subjects. Upon request, the Bureau makes searches of decennial census records and furnishes certificates to individuals for use as evidence of age, relationship, or place of birth. A fee is charged for searches.

For further information, contact the Human Resources Division, Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20233. Phone, 301-

457-8353. Fax, 301-457-1906.

Field Organization--Bureau of the Census


Regional Office (Areas Served) Address


Atlanta, GA (AL, FL, GA) Suite 3200, 101...

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