About CIA

 

Leadership

Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
The Director of the Central Intelligence Agency is John O. Brennan. The D/CIA serves as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency and reports to the Director of National Intelligence. The D/CIA is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. The Director manages the operations, personnel and budget of the CIA and acts as the National Human Source Intelligence (HUMINT) Manager.


Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

The Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency is Avril D. Haines. The Deputy Director of CIA assists the Director in his duties as head of the CIA and exercises the powers of the Director when the Director’s position is vacant or in the Director’s absence or disability.


Executive Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

The Executive Director of the Central Intelligence Agency is responsible for managing the CIA on a day-to-day basis; the position was previously called the Associate Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. The current Executive Director is Meroe Park.


Director of Intelligence
The Directorate of Intelligence, the analytical branch of the CIA, is responsible for the production and dissemination of all-source intelligence analysis on key foreign issues. The current director is Fran P. Moore.


Director of the National Clandestine Service

The National Clandestine Service is responsible for the clandestine collection of foreign intelligence.


Director for Science & Technology

The Directorate of Science and Technology creates and applies innovative technology in support of the intelligence collection mission. The current director is Glenn A. Gaffney.


Director of Support
The Directorate of Support provides the mission critical elements of the Agency's support foundation: people, security, information, property and financial operations.The current director is Jeanne C. Tisinger.


Director of the Center for the Study of Intelligence
The Center for the Study of Intelligence maintains the Agency's historical materials and promotes the study of intelligence as a legitimate and serious discipline. The current director is Peter S. Usowski.

Director of Public Affairs
The Office of Public Affairs advises the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency on all media, public policy and employee communications issues relating to his role as CIA director and is the CIA’s principal communications focal point for the media, the general public and Agency employees. The current director is Dean Boyd.


General Counsel
The Office of General Counsel advises the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency on all legal matters relating to his role as CIA director and is the principal source of legal counsel for the CIA.


Inspector General
The Office of Inspector General is an independent office in the CIA that is headed by the Inspector General and promotes economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability in the management of CIA activities by performing independent audits, inspections, investigations, and reviews of CIA programs and operations.  The current Inspector General is David Buckley.


Posted: Apr 05, 2007 02:06 PM
Last Updated: Nov 01, 2013 10:34 AM