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

Francisco Salguero serves as the Deputy CIO for the US Department of Agriculture.

Associate Chief Information Officer
Information Resource Management Center

Ms. Ravoyne "Ray" Payton is Associate Chief Information Officer (ACIO) for the Information Resource Management Center (IRM).

Associate Chief Information Officer
Digital Infrastructure Services Center

Mr. Edward Reyelts is the Associate CIO (ACIO), Digital Infrastructure Services Center (DISC).

Acting Associate Chief Information Officer
Client Experience Center

Frank Chad Hoeppel is the current Acting Associate Chief Information Officer for the new Client Experience Center (CEC).

Chief Technology Officer

Sue E. Bussells is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at the United States Department of Agriculture.

Acting Chief Information Security Officer

Tacy A Summersett is the Acting Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Chief of Staff
Office of the Chief Information Officer

Ted Kaouk serves as the Chief of Staff in the USDA Office of the Chief Information Officer.