Office of the Chief Information Officer

United States Department of Agriculture

OCIO Leadership

Chief Information Officer

Gary Washington serves as the Chief Information Officer for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Deputy Chief Information Officer

Bajinder Paul serves as the Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Chief of Staff

Tonya L. Judkins is the Chief of Staff to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Associate Chief Information Officer
Client Experience Center

Tim McCrosson is the Associate Chief Information Officer (ACIO) for the Client Experience Center (CEC).

Chief Information Security Officer

Venice M. Goodwine serves as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the US Department of Agriculture.

Chief Technology Officer

Stephen Lowe is the Department’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO), and serves as a member of the executive leadership team of the Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Chief Data Officer

Ted Kaouk serves as the Chief Data Officer at the United States Department of Agriculture.

Geospatial Enterprise Program Manager

Dr. Ron Sequeira is the Geospatial Enterprise Program Manager at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO).

Executive for IT Modernization

Telora T. Dean is the executive for IT Modernization.