Office of Management and Budget
Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503
Phone, 202-395-3080. Internet, www.whitehouse.gov/omb.
Director Joshua B. Bolten
Deputy Director Joel Kaplan
Deputy Director for Management Clay Johnson III
Executive Associate Director Austin Smythe
Administrator, Office of Federal David Safavian
Administrator, Office of Information John Graham
and Regulatory Affairs
Assistant Deputy Director for Lauren E. Wright, Administration Acting
Assistant Director for Budget Dick Emery
Assistant Director for Legislative James J. Jukes
Associate Director for Noam Neusner
Associate Director for Economic James D. Foster
Associate Director for Human Dean Clancy
Associate Director for General Stephen McMillin
Associate Director for Information Karen Evans
Technology and E-Government
Associate Director for Legislative Elizabeth L. Rossman
Associate Director for National Robin Cleveland
Associate Director for Natural Marcus Peacock
Controller, Office of Federal (vacancy)
General Counsel Jennifer G. Newstead
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...