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Leadership at the CIA
The D/CIA serves as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency and reports to the Director of National Intelligence (DNI). 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. The D/CIA also acts as the Executive Agent of the DNI’s Open Source Center.
DEPUTY DIRECTOR (DD/CIA)
The DD/CIA assists the Director with 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.
ASSOCIATE DEPUTY DIRECTOR (ADD/CIA)
The ADD/CIA assists the Director in the overall leadership of the Agency and focuses on the internal administration of the organization.
DIRECTOR OF THE NATIONAL CLANDESTINE SERVICE
The D/NCS is the head of CIA’s clandestine service and leads the CIA’s efforts for the collection of foreign intelligence and counterintelligence and the execution of covert action responsibilities.
DIRECTOR OF INTELLIGENCE
The Directorate of Intelligence is responsible for the production and dissemination of all-source intelligence analysis on key foreign issues.
DIRECTOR OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
The Directorate of Science and Technology creates and applies innovative technology in support of the intelligence collection mission.
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.