Department of Commerce
Chief Information Officer's Council Charter
April 11, 2002
Department Organization Order 15-23 prescribes the functions and organization of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (the CIO). Specifically, Section .03 m. states "[The CIO] Serve[s] as Chair of the Commerce CIO Council to promote effective IT management practices throughout the Department and share information of a cross-cutting nature."
The CIO Council serves as the principal forum for Commerce CIOs to share effective IT management practices and information of a cross-cutting nature.
- Chair, Department of Commerce CIO
- Vice-Chair, Department of Commerce Deputy CIO
- Commerce CIOs:
- Commerce Chief Financial Officer
- Commerce Procurement Executive
- Commerce Director, Budget
- Commerce Director, Human Resources
Ex officio members are invite to contribute particular skills and expertise to the CIO Council. At the option of the officers, other organizations may periodically be invited to attend, observe, or contribute to meetings and activities.
By Department Organization Order 15-23 the Chairperson is the Commerce CIO. The Vice-Chair is the Commerce Deputy CIO. The Executive Secretary is the Commerce CIO Liaison.
The CIO Council meets once a month.
The Executive Secretary will maintain an official archive of all meetings and CIO Council documents.
The CIO Council has the authority to establish standing committees and working groups as necessary to consider items of concern of the Council.
When it is necessary to establish ad-hoc task groups to address particular items, a Council member shall head each such task group.
The Department's CIO will provide for staff support to the council. Support will be augmented by members as necessary.
Adopted by Majority Vote on April 11, 2002 in Washington, D.C.
- Questions regarding this section may be directed to the CIO Council Administrator