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Directorate for Management

The Directorate for Management is responsible for budget, appropriations, expenditure of funds, accounting and finance; procurement; human resources and personnel; information technology systems; facilities, property, equipment, and other material resources; and identification and tracking of performance measurements relating to the responsibilities of the Department.  


Key to the success of the Department in bolstering national security is the success of its workforce.  The Directorate for Management ensures that the Department’s more than 170,000 employees have well-defined responsibilities and that  managers and their employees have effective means of communicating with one another, with other governmental and nongovernmental bodies, and with the public they serve.


The Directorate for management is headed by Under Secretary for Management Elaine Duke.

The Under Secretary for Management is assisted in carrying out management responsibilities and duties by a team that includes the following:

  • Chief Administrative Services Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Human Capital Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Procurement Officer
  • Chief Security Officer

This page was last reviewed/modified on July 3, 2008.