Assistant Director – Information Resources & Technology Management (AD-IRTM) Associate Chief Information Officer ACIO
Paul Gibson

IRTM is an integral part of the Service's day-to-day operations, providing a foundation and necessary tools for the natural resource programs to accomplish their mission. The Office of IRTM/ACIO is responsible for planning and execution of Information Resources Technology Management, Telecommunications Management, Automated System Security Management, Inventory and Assess Management, Information Project Management, Information System Strategic and Long-Term Planning, Information Management Career Development programs and activities, communications and IT Diversity.

As a leader, Paul will be responsible for decisions regarding the establishment of the Service’s information management and information technology strategies and their alignment with the objectives and expected outcomes of the Department. In this capacity, he will also lead the Service’s Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) implementation and contribute to the Service’s overall enterprise business technology planning. Paul most recently served as the Chief Information Officer of the Agricultural Research Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), where he worked since 2010.

Last updated: August 11, 2020