Data Management
Chief, Jason Duke

The Chief Data Officer (CDO) leads the Data Management Division. The CDO is split between supporting the Science Advisory and IRTM; however reports to IRTM. The CDO has Directorate authority for establishing policies and standards as they relate to data management. The activities of this Division support that role and the goal of this Division is to make data accessible, easy-to-find, stored in accordance to FWS Policy, and archived for asset storage. Data is one of FWS’s greatest assets and the Data Management Division is working to make that a priority for the FWS. This Division works closely with other Programs and shares staff with those programs. The Division works closely with other Programs to support their data management priorities within the FWS, and with the Department.


Last updated: August 11, 2020