Updates on the Evidence Act
In connection with the enactment of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018 and OMB Memorandum M-19-23, Phase 1 Implementation of the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018, the Assistant Secretary for Management (ASM) is leading the development of a new Office of the Chief Data Officer. Until a Chief Data Officer (CDO) is officially named to lead this office, Jamal El-Hindi, Deputy Director of FinCEN, will serve in an interim CDO capacity with Bryan Swann, Deputy Director of Treasury’s Office of Financial Management serving in an Interim Deputy CDO capacity.
Treasury has also designated Lenora Stiles as the Evaluation Officer and Barry Johnson as the Statistical Official.
Treasury also established a Data Governance Board that meets monthly.