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

Mr. Francisco Salguero serves as the Deputy Chief Information Officer (DCIO) for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Chief of Staff

Tonya Judkins joined the Office of the Chief Information Officer in January 2017 and currently serves as the Chief of Staff to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Associate Chief Information Officer
Client Experience Center

Tony D. Williams is the Associate Chief Information Officer (ACIO) for the Client Experience Center (CEC), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Associate Chief Information Officer
Information Resource Management Center

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), Office of the CIO, USDA.

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.

Executive for IT Modernization

Telora T. Dean is the executive for IT Modernization.