Office of Management and Budget


Office of Management and Budget

Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503

Phone, 202-395-3080. Internet,

Director Robert J. Portman

Deputy Director Austin Smythe, Acting

Deputy Director for Management Clay Johnson III

Executive Associate Director Austin Smythe

Administrator, Office of Federal (vacancy)

Procurement Policy

Administrator, Office of Information (vacancy)

and Regulatory Affairs

Assistant Deputy Director for Lauren E. Wright, Administration Acting

Assistant Director for Budget Elizabeth Robinson

Assistant Director for Legislative James J. Jukes


Associate Director for (vacancy)


Associate Director for Economic James D. Foster


Associate Director for Human (vacancy)

Resource Programs

Associate Director for General (vacancy)

Government Programs

Associate Director for Information Karen Evans

Technology and E-Government

Associate Director for Legislative Margaret Stewart


Associate Director for National Joseph Bowab

Security Programs

Associate Director for Natural David Anderson

Resource Programs

Controller, Office of Federal Linda Combs

Financial Management

General Counsel (vacancy)


The Office of Management and Budget evaluates, formulates, and coordinates management procedures and program objectives within and among Federal departments and agencies. It also controls the administration of the Federal budget, while routinely providing the President with recommendations regarding budget proposals and relevant legislative enactments.

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB), formerly the Bureau of the Budget, was established in the Executive Office of the President pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1939 (5 U.S.C. app.).

The Office's primary functions are:

--to assist the President in developing and maintaining effective government by reviewing the organizational structure and management procedures of the executive branch to ensure that the intended results are achieved;

--to assist in developing efficient coordinating mechanisms to implement Government activities and to expand interagency cooperation;

--to assist the President in preparing the budget and in formulating the Government's fiscal program;

--to supervise and control the administration of the budget;

--to assist the President by clearing and coordinating departmental advice on proposed legislation and by making...

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