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The Office of the Director

The Office of the Director, CIA has several staffs directly subordinate to the D/CIA that focus on areas such as public affairs, human resources, protocol, congressional affairs, legal issues, information management, and internal oversight.


OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL (OGC)

The Office of General Counsel is the principal source of legal counsel for the CIA. The General Counsel is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and serves as the legal advisor to the D/CIA.

 

OFFICE OF CONGRESSIONAL AFFAIRS (OCA)

The Office of Congressional Affairs advises the D/CIA on all matters pertaining to congressional interaction and oversight of U.S. intelligence activities and is the focal point for CIA interactions with the Congress.

 

OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS (OPA)

The Office of Public Affairs advises the D/CIA on all media, public policy, and employee communications issues and is the CIA’s principal communications focal point for the media, the general public, and Agency employees.

 

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL (OIG)

The Office of Inspector General conducts independent audits, inspections, and investigations of CIA programs and operations and provides recommendations designed to promote efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability in the administration of CIA activities. The Inspector General is nominated by the President, confirmed by the Senate, and statutorily independent.

 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR MILITARY AFFAIRS (ADMA)

The Associate Director for Military Affairs (ADMA) is the principal military advisor to the D/CIA. The Office of the ADMA is the primary interface between the CIA and the Department of Defense for coordination, planning, execution and sustainment of military and Agency activities.

 

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO)

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer provides financial management and directs procurement activities for the CIA. It also puts together the CIA’s program and budget, defends it to external reviewers, and monitors execution of the budget.

 

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER (CIO)

The Office of the Chief Information Officer oversees all aspects of the CIA’s information technology and information management programs. The CIO serves as the senior CIA official for Privacy and Civil Liberties and coordinates internal and external information sharing plans and policies.

 

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF HUMAN RESOURCES (HR)

The Office of the Chief of Human Resources plans, develops and supports the CIA workforce in accordance with CIA’s strategic direction.

 

OPERATIONS CENTER (OPS CENTER)

The Operations Center is the nexus for all CIA 24-hour alert, watch and warning, crisis management, and executive support. It provides off-hour command and control representation for the D/CIA, comprehensive situational awareness, and a common operational picture for CIA leadership.

 

OFFICE OF STRATEGY MANAGEMENT (OSM)

The Office of Strategy Management supports CIA corporate governance processes and oversees CIA strategy-related activities from formulation to execution.

 

OFFICE OF DIVERSITY PLANS AND PROGRAMS (DPP)

The Office of Diversity Plans and Programs creates and oversees initiatives and programs that impact diversity composition at all levels of the Agency workforce. These initiatives focus on the attraction, hiring, development and engagement of employees with critical skills, knowledge, cultural backgrounds and abilities needed to successfully meet mission requirements.

 

OFFICE OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (OEEO)

The Office of Equal Employment Opportunity provides reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities and enforces federal equal employment opportunity laws.

 

OFFICE OF THE CHIEF FOR POLICY AND COORDINATION (OPC)

The Office of the Chief for Policy and Coordination ensures appropriate CIA coordination, integration, advocacy, and oversight of matters that require corporate attention. This includes responsibilities relating to the formulation, drafting, coordination, de-confliction and interpretation of Intelligence Community (IC) and CIA policies, strategies, regulations, and implementation as appropriate. OPC coordinates matters involving the IC’s foreign intelligence relationships, policy guidance, and ensures corporate awareness for CIA. OPC manages CIA’s partnerships with the IC and private sector and houses the Executive Secretariat.

 

DNI OPEN SOURCE CENTER (OSC)

The DNI Open Source Center is the US Government’s center for open source intelligence. The D/CIA serves as the Executive Agent for the DNI in managing the OSC.

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