DATE: April 16, 2019

SUBJECT: Designation of Chief Information Officer for the Department of the Treasury

  1. SCOPE:  This order applies to all bureaus, offices, and organizations in the Department of the Treasury, including the office of inspectors general within the Department.  The provisions of this order shall not be construed to interfere with or impede the authorities or independence of the Department’s Inspectors General, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, or the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program.
  2. DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY:  By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of the Treasury by 31 U.S.C. 321(b), 44 U.S.C. 3506, 40 U.S.C. 11315, and 40 U.S.C. 11319(b)(1)(A), it is hereby ordered that:
    1. The Deputy Assistant Secretary (Information Systems) is designated as the Chief Information Officer of the Department.
    2. The Chief Information Officer shall carry out:
      1. 1)    The general responsibilities and the duties specified in chapter 113 of title 40, U.S.C., including the planning, programming, budgeting, and execution authorities set forth at 40 U.S.C. 11319(b)(1)(A).
      2. 2)    The responsibilities of the Department under chapter 35 of title 44, U.S.C., titled "Coordination of Federal Information Policy";
      3. 3)    The Chief Information Officer management responsibilities designated in Executive Order 13833, dated May 15, 2018.
    3. The Assistant Secretary for Management may assign to the Chief Information Officer other functions and responsibilities which are not inconsistent with paragraph 2.
    4. The Chief Information Officer shall report directly to the Secretary with respect to matters within paragraph 2, and shall be organizationally responsible to the Assistant Secretary for Management.
    5. The Bureau Chief Information Officers shall carry out all analogous related responsibilities listed in paragraph 2 at the component level, as directed by the Chief Information Officer.
    6. Bureau Chief Information Officers shall report directly to their Bureau senior leadership with respect to the planning, development and operation of Bureau related IT systems and processes. 
  3. CANCELLATION:  Treasury Order 102-10, "Designation of Chief Information Officer for the Department of the Treasury," dated January 13, 1999, is superseded.
  4. OFFICE OF PRIMARY INTEREST:  Office of Chief Information Officer.



Steven T. Mnuchin
Secretary of the Treasury