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DHS Data Governance Council

The Data Governance Council is a senior-leadership governance body that will mature Enterprise Data Management across the Department.  The purpose of the Council is to strengthen the management and oversight of enterprise data to:

  • Support DHS Components’ effective and efficient mission delivery;
  • Advance integrated analytic capabilities;
  • Reduce duplicate data; and,
  • Facilitate data-informed decision making

Leadership and membership of the DHS Data Governance Council is composed of the following individuals:

  1. The DHS Deputy CDO, who serves as the Council's Chair
  2. The DHS Evaluation Officer, who serves as a Co-Chair
  3. The DHS Statistical Official, who serves as a Co-Chair
  4. The Component CDO or Representative from operational and support DHS Components
  5. The Mission Data Domain Lead or Representative designated by the domain lead


Role Position Name
Chair DHS Chief Data Officer Mike Horton
Secretariat DHS Deputy Chief Data Officer Carlene Ileto
Co-Chair DHS Evaluation Officer Mike Stough
Co-Chair DHS Statistical Official Marc Rosenblum


Data Domain Sponsoring Organizations/Components
Biometrics Office of Biometrics and Identity Management (OBIM)
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD)
Cybersecurity Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Emergency Management Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)
Immigration U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans (PLCY)

Infrastructure Protection Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
Intelligence Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A)
International Trade U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
Law Enforcement U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC)
U.S. Secret Service (USSS)

Federal Protection Services (FPS)

Maritime U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
Mission Support and Management Management Directorate (MGMT)
Screening Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
Last Published Date: July 20, 2021

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