Office of the Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff reports to the Secretary of Commerce and is responsible for providing direct support to the Secretary in administering the policies and operations of the Department.

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Our Highest Priority: Protect and Secure the 2020 Census

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by Rod Turk, Acting Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Commerce The U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Census Bureau share an important goal – to ensure the 2020 Decennial Census is safe, secure, and on schedule. Protecting Census Bureau systems as well as the confidentiality and the security of the data we collect is our highest priority. The Department and the Census Bureau work...

Technical Response Unit

What we do The Technical Response Unit (TRU) places mid-career fellows in large complex projects with a simple goal: pick a single problem and assemble the team that will fix it. Our philosophy We believe that program failures do not result from lack of talent, lack of funding, or lack of accountability. Building teams that respond to challenges with creativity and vision is a skill that few...

U.S. Department of Commerce Congratulates Tom Gilman, White House Pick to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Chief Financial Officer

Press releases
Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross congratulated Mr. Tom Gilman after the White House announced their intent to nominate him to be the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Gilman has considerable experience as a leader across several industries and as a valued advisor to business leaders around the world. Ms. Lisa Casias, currently...

Resources for employees

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Information quality

BILLING CODE: 3510-CW DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Office of the Secretary RIN: 0690-XX07; Docket No. 020430099-2226-02 Guidelines for Ensuring and Maximizing the Quality, Objectivity, Utility, and Integrity of Disseminated Information AGENCY: Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice SUMMARY: Section 515 of Public Law 106-554, the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001,...

2018 OHRM, OCR and OGC Joint Conference

On May 2 and 3, 2018 , the Office of Human Resources Management, the Office of Civil Rights, and the Office of General Council will hold our first joint conference at the U.S. Census Bureau (directions below). The theme for this conference is Connecting Commerce Services Through Collaborative, Customer Focused Solutions . This event will enable these three communities, which have cross-cutting,...

Strategic plan

I’m excited to present the U.S. Department of Commerce’s 2018–2022 Strategic Plan. It sets out the priorities I’ve established for the Department and informs the public about our important work. American workers and businesses operate in a rapidly changing and increasingly competitive world. To address these challenges, we have developed bold new strategies to accelerate and promote U.S. economic...

Budget and performance

Budget The U.S. Department of Commerce’s FY 2019 Budget requests $9.8 billion in discretionary funding, a $0.6 billion or 7 percent increase from the FY 2018 Annualized Continuing Resolution (CR) level1. The FY 2019 Budget Request prioritizes and protects investments in core Government functions such as preparing for the 2020 Decennial Census, providing the observational infrastructure and...

Accessibility policy

The Department of Commerce is committed to providing access to all individuals – with or without disabilities – seeking information on this website. We've built this website to conform to the Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (as amended), which requires that all individuals with disabilities (whether federal employees or members of the general public) have access to, and use of, information...

Helping the American Economy Grow: 2018–2022 Strategic Plan

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I’m excited to present the U.S. Department of Commerce’s 2018–2022 Strategic Plan . It sets out the priorities I’ve established for the Department and informs the public about our important work. The Department of Commerce has one overarching purpose: Helping the American Economy Grow . American workers and businesses operate in a rapidly changing and increasingly competitive world. To address...