About The Council CIO Council CIOC _2f91fc52-3883-403c-8e4a-ee2c4641dfd9 Originally established by Executive Order 13011 (Federal Information Technology) and later codified by the E-Government Act of 2002, the CIO Council is the principal interagency forum for improving agency practices related to the design, acquisition, development, modernization, use, sharing, and performance of Federal information resources. The CIO Council is one element of an interagency support structure established to achieve information resource management objectives delineated in legislation including the E-Government Act of 2002, Government Paperwork Elimination Act, Paperwork Reduction Act, Government Performance and Results Act, and the Information Technology Management Reform Act of 1996. CIOC Leaders The Chair of the CIO Council is the Deputy Director for Management for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Vice Chair is elected by the CIO Council from its membership. Membership on the Council comprises CIOs and Deputy CIOs from 28 Federal executive Agencies. Additional members of the Council include liaisons from the Chief Acquisition Officers Council, Chief Financial Officers Council, Chief Human Capital Officers Council, and other groups selected by the CIO Council’s Executive Committee. Also included as members are a representative from the Office of Science and Technology Policy and representatives from OMB’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs. Jeffrey Zients Acting Director of Office of Management and Budget Steven VanRoekel U.S. Chief Information Officer Richard Spires Chief Information Officer, Department of Homeland Security CIO Council Committees CIO Council committees, through their subcommittees and working groups, manage projects on behalf of the CIO Council to keep the Federal IT community up to date on important, timely issues. Currently, there are six CIO Council committees: Accessibility Committee The Accessibility Committee ensures that agencies monitor their accessibility performance and consider a variety of internal controls, holding agency managers accountable for providing an accessible environment. Strategy and Planning Committee The Strategy and Planning Committee develops policy, direction, and guidance to drive business process improvement, investment management, and technical decisions. Management Best Practices Committee The Management Best Practices Committee serves as a focal point for promoting information management/information technology (IM/IT) best practices within the Federal Government. Information Security and Identity Management Committee The Information Security and Identity Management Committee collaborates on identifying high-priority security and identity management initiatives and developing recommendations for policies, procedures, and standards to address those initiatives. IT Workforce Committee The IT Workforce Committee advocates for strategies to help develop and maintain an effective IT workforce. Privacy Committee The Privacy Committee improves agency practices for the protection of privacy, serving as the interagency coordination group for Senior Agency Officials for Privacy (SAOP) and Chief Privacy Officers (CPO) in Federal Government. Executive Committee An additional committee, the Executive Committee, is made up of the chairs of the operational committees and supports Council operations and the management of budget and cross-committee initiatives. CIOC Partners The CIO Council also partners with other Federal executive councils to address challenges that cut across disciplines, such as financial management and procurement. _e10d03a0-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 To improve agency practices related to the design, acquisition, development, modernization, use, sharing, and performance of Federal information resources. _e10d071a-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 Accessibility Improve the Federal government’s implementation of Section 508. _e10d085a-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 1 Accessibility Committee The Accessibility Committee serves as the principal interagency forum to improve the Federal government’s implementation of Section 508. Working in conjunction with the U.S. Access Board, the Department of Justice, and the General Services Administration, the Accessibility Committee provides a forum for federal agencies, disability advocacy groups, industry, and academia stakeholders to enable and support the Federal government’s implementation of accessible information technology by: Craig Luigart Co-Chair, Accessibility Committee, Chief Information Officer, Veterans Health Administration Thomas A. Sharpe, Jr. Co-Chair, Accessibility Committee, Senior Procurement Executive & Deputy Chief Acquisition Officer, Department of the Treasury Accountability & Transparency Promote accountability and transparency for agency progress on implementing the Section 508 standards. _e10d0936-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 1.1 Communications/Public Outreach Subcommittee The Communications/Public Outreach Subcommittee focuses on message, media and marketing. Working with the other subcommittees, the Communications/Public Outreach Subcommittee identifies key accessibility messages, develops a variety of media products, and seeks out opportunities to inform stakeholders (Federal agencies, persons with disabilities, advocacy/consumer groups, industry/industry associations, and other governmental entities) about the federal government’s Section 508 implementation efforts. Timothy Creagan Chair, U.S. Access Board Helen Chamberlain Co-Chair, GSA 3da7e208-66f4-4483-b2e9-8dc2134b7c96 Best Practices Identify and promote best practices for implementing the Section 508 law and the Section 508 Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards. _e10d0a1c-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 1.2 Best Practices and Resources Subcommittee The Best Practices and Resources Subcommittee serves as a forum for the development and promotion of best practices for Federal Section 508 programs and policies. The subcommittee brings together a team of information technology (IT) professionals committed to identifying the most successful IT accessibility practices being implemented in industry, government, and academia and sharing them with agency Chief Information Officers (CIOs) as best practices to be considered for emulation across the Federal government. The subcommittee will create an IT Accessibility Best Practices clearinghouse to facilitate information sharing. In the future, the subcommittee hopes to establish Accessibility Centers of Excellence in agencies which are currently leaders in Section 508 implementation. The centers will provide a source of highly trained, experienced accessibility practitioners to assist Federal agencies with implementing the Section 508 law, regulations, and policies, including the refresh of the Section 508 standards. Robert Baker Chair, SSA. Deborah Kaplan Co-Chair, SSA. 523b2259-4dcd-4a27-81df-5f5a608da5f4 Engagement Engage disability advocacy groups, industry, and academia to tap into new sources of information and innovation for accessible technology. _e10d0af8-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 1.3 Disability Advocacy Groups Industry Academia Vendor Outreach Subcommittee The Vendor Outreach Subcommittee develops strategies and initiatives to increase vendor awareness about the Federal requirements for accessibility and provides encouragement and support for vendors to maintain serious accessibility capacity. The Subcommittee assists Federal CIO’s to communicate the importance of accessibility to the private sector. Most of the Subcommittee’s work focuses on selected technology industry segments where there is a need for enhanced accessibility. Deborah Kaplan Chair, SSA Ellen Crowe Co-Chair, VA b96b48c0-bedf-40ba-a17c-08c14e57c32b Community of Practice Establish and promote a Community of Practice approach to Section 508 implementation and encouraging agencies to share successful practices and information with each other. _e10d0bde-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 1.4 6f5f78bb-b715-44e7-a6fc-cabfba40cff9 Forum Provide a forum for discussing cross-agency issues regarding Section 508 implementation. _e10d0d0a-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 1.5 f547910d-95bb-4d62-915e-25d5dc5e56bd Resources Provide resources such as training curricula, tools and guidance to assist agencies with Section 508 implementation. _e10d0dfa-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 1.6 Education Subcommittee The Education Subcommittee serves as a forum for educating Federal employees in the understanding, improvement, and application of the Section 508 law, regulations, policies, standards, and procedures. It explores ways to gather education resources and promote their dissemination throughout the government. In the future, the subcommittee hopes to establish an IT Accessibility clearinghouse which will identify resources for awareness, training, and educational materials as well as maintain a list of recommended speakers to address IT accessibility issues and concerns. The Education Subcommittee has initiated a series of webinars based on Accessibility Best Practices. The first one was held on May 24, 2012 on the topic "Ten Top Strategies for Implementing Section 508". The archive of that webinar can be found at https://efedlink.org/allqual/resource-shared-webinars.cfm. Timothy Creagan Chair, U.S. Access Board Helen Chamberlain Co-Chair, GSA 2be399cc-4aea-43ea-92e4-e45837dda7b3 Awareness Increase awareness of the Section 508 law, regulations, and expectations for Federal employees. _e10d0ef4-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 1.7 Federal Employees df5dc289-3ba5-4e58-8686-fb9c76da9f4b Policy, Direction & Guidance Develop policy, direction, and guidance. _e10d100c-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2 Strategy and Planning Committee (SPC) The Strategy and Planning Committee (SPC), of the Chief Information Officers (CIO) Council, develops policy, direction, and guidance in concert with the Federal Enterprise Architecture Program Management Office (FEA PMO) to drive business process improvement, investment management, and technical decisions. The partnership of the SPC and the FEA PMO is designed to further the development and implementation of the FEA. The purpose of the SPC is to support the CIO Council's mission for a Federal government that is transparent and responsive in servicing citizens and business needs and agile in meeting critical mission requirements. The SPC will lead efforts to enable and support government agencies and their business partners to efficiently and effectively architect, invest, and implement solutions to improve the performance of government. The results of this work will be documented and demonstrated by improved performance in terms of both mission outcomes and operational efficiency. Linda Y. Cureton Chair, Chief Information Officer, National Aeronautics & Space Administration Dr. Simon Szykman Co-Chair, Chief Information Officer, Department of Commerce Federal Enterprise Architecture Program Management Office (FEA PMO) Data Management Advance the management of Federal data as a valued national asset that supports the business of the Federal Government. _e10d1124-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.1 Data Architecture Subcommittee The purpose of the Data Architecture Subcommittee is to advance the management of Federal data as a valued national asset that supports the business of the Federal Government. This will be accomplished by stewardship of the Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) Data Reference Model (DRM), FEA DRM Management Strategy, and other emerging FEA DRM documents, promotion of the use and improvement of data and data standards across the Federal Government and; the facilitation of community collaboration and information sharing within and among communities of interests, both federal and intergovernmental. Adrian Gardner Chair, National Aeronautics and Space Administration 14c89963-2930-402e-ae7f-32b8d55cdf1f Data Reference Model Steward the Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) Data Reference Model (DRM), FEA DRM Management Strategy, and other emerging FEA DRM documents. _e10d1246-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.1.1 2497ca9c-58be-4e6e-8d60-aa7fe89990b2 Data & Standards Promote use and improvement of data and data standards across the Federal Government. _e10d1386-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.1.2 d503de67-3000-4951-be9a-334e7c5ed38f Collaboration & Information Sharing Facilitate community collaboration and information sharing within and among communities of interests, both federal and intergovernmental. _e10d14a8-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.1.3 829e9d27-5e6e-4a27-bd17-a29f0ad40cf7 Technology & E-Government Develop processes and procedures that support the discovery and assessment of maturing technology offerings responsive to E-government goals. _e10d15ca-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.2 Emerging Technology Subcommittee The purpose of the Emerging Technology Subcommittee is to develop processes and procedures that support the discovery and assessment of maturing technology offerings responsive to E-government goals. The goals are to: (1) create greater synergy between technology push cycles and market pull cycles in order to support a performance-based framework for innovation prototyping and adoption; and (2) provide a scalable, robust process to respond to the rapidly increasing number of proponent offerings, while accelerating the discovery, creation, validation, and maturation of FEA aligned technologies most likely to yield strategic contributions. The Subcommittee will employ mechanisms for interacting with industry that create value and mitigate risks for all parties. Hung Nguyen Co-Chair, National Archives and Records Administration Stephanie McMillian Co-Chair, Defense Information Systems Agency 6c59d599-7588-4fa8-8563-3e3b0d21a062 Innovation Prototyping & Adoption Create greater synergy between technology push cycles and market pull cycles in order to support a performance-based framework for innovation prototyping and adoption. _e10d171e-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.2.1 b98423b3-d9e2-4540-a448-394e05dbee4c Process Provide a scalable, robust process to respond to the rapidly increasing number of proponent offerings, while accelerating the discovery, creation, validation, and maturation of FEA aligned technologies most likely to yield strategic contributions. _e10d1854-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.2.2 30689ab7-b64c-4ec0-a521-f0410bd2307f Guidance, Advice & Assistance Provide policy guidance, and advice and assistance in the definition, design and implementation of Enterprise Architecture (EA) discipline and practice throughout the Federal Government. _e10d198a-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.3 Governance Subcommittee The Governance Subcommittee provides policy guidance, and advice and assistance in the definition, design and implementation of Enterprise Architecture (EA) discipline and practice throughout the Federal Government. The Subcommittee serves as a focal point for the development and coordination of Federal government-wide policy, guidance, including best practices for EA development and implementation. The Subcommittee establishes common terminology definitions, frameworks, and practical guidance for use by Federal agencies to effectively implement and sustain EA. John Sullivan Co-Chair, General Services Administration Diane Woodson Co-Chair, Bureau of Land Management 0362e840-cafb-4984-af99-8a9b7d3e7cd7 Communications Serve as the communications mechanism for the SPC. _e10d1ade-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.4 Outreach Subcommittee The Outreach Subcommittee serves as the communications mechanism for the SPC. This team is responsible for developing and managing the ArchitecturePlus Seminar Series, as well as maintaining and developing all website content associated with the SPC and its Subcommittees. To this end, the Subcommittee intends to increase relevant participation in the SPC and its Subcommittees through consistent outreach and messaging activities. Karen Kaye Chair, Federal Aviation Administration 42fea3c9-8299-4390-8c44-c369946b1265 PlanningPlus Seminar Series Develop and manage the PlanningPlus Seminar Series. _e10d1c1e-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.4.1 85653ab3-986e-442e-b1ce-7859c4b2f176 Website Content Maintain and develop all website content associated with the SPC and its Subcommittees. _e10d1d54-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.4.2 209e0d64-2253-44e6-9bc3-262e21e9c239 Shared Solutions and Services Understand the dynamics associated with designing and deploying Shared Solutions and Services. _e10d1ebc-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.5 Services Subcommittee The Services Subcommittee will analyze the principles and patterns of Shared Services and Service Oriented Architecture, and develop communications collateral and architectural assets to advance the goal of resource rationalization across the Federal IT Portfolio by using shared services. The purpose of the Subcommittee is to understand the dynamics associated with designing and deploying Shared Solutions and Services and, in particular, composite applications using Service Oriented Architecture technologies and standards. In addition the Services Subcommittee will recommend solutions to the deployment, governance, performance, and program challenges involved with Shared Services. Daniel Risacher Chair, Office of the Secretary of Defense e0068b24-449f-43ad-98c0-ae16745bbabe Analysis Analyze the principles and patterns of Shared Services and Service Oriented Architecture. _e10d1ffc-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.5.1 ff8b119e-0c64-4654-81eb-ccbbfe051f5e Resource Rationalization Develop communications collateral and architectural assets to advance the goal of resource rationalization across the Federal IT Portfolio by using shared services. _e10d2146-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.5.2 e65f4bfe-2b51-4401-9799-37e67ec7628f Recommendations Recommend solutions to the deployment, governance, performance, and program challenges involved with Shared Services. _e10d22c2-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.5.3 c04fb993-9043-4c89-8c7a-5983fb3778ca Infrastructure Technology Standards Provide the Federal CIO Community with a unified voice in advising NIST and other standards bodies regarding infrastructure technology standards. _e10d240c-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.6 Technology Infrastructure Subcommittee The primary purpose of the TIS is to provide the Federal CIO Community with a unified voice in advising NIST and other standards bodies regarding infrastructure technology standards. This will be implemented through established processes on their requirements for and experiences with infrastructure technology standards such as those around IPv6 and the (USGCB). By providing a singular perspective on these NIST standards processes, this Subcommittee will enable greater accountability as it relates to the implementation of the initiatives in the purview of the TIS. Further, it is expected that over time and with the concurrence of the SPC Co-Chairs, the TIS will make recommendations and provide input on technology areas which may benefit from standards, based on the value proposition to the Federal CIO Community and the availability of agency-based resources to support the activity. A secondary purpose of the TIS is to establish a forum for the SPC on behalf of the Federal CIO Council to provide feedback on technology infrastructure questions to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The Federal government operates as a single enterprise providing decision-making flexibility at the agency level. The TIS will provide an opportunity to allow agencies to have their voice, and as a community a collective voice, with respect to key infrastructure standardization activities. Cita Furlani Co-Chair, Director, Information Technology Laboratory (ITL), National Institute of Standards and Technology Bobbie Stempfley Co-Chair, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Cyber Security and Communications, Department of Homeland Security 395164ee-6234-4e2f-8c2b-3f44533ed065 Accountability Enable greater accountability as it relates to the implementation of the initiatives in the purview of the TIS. _e10d2556-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.6.1 4ba3fcda-f52d-4f44-ba4b-4c53335ede61 Input & Recommendations Make recommendations and provide input on technology areas which may benefit from standards. _e10d274a-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.6.2 31a6db6e-5ee0-4d19-8dff-4dba1ce5a8ef Forum & Feedba ck Establish a forum for the SPC on behalf of the Federal CIO Council to provide feedback on technology infrastructure questions to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). _e10d28a8-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 2.6.3 OMB 878d35df-67d3-4971-abf7-65c1f65a0c95 IM/IT Best Practices Promote information management/information technology (IM/IT) best practices within the federal government. _e10d2a10-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 3 Management Best Practices Committee The Management Best Practices Committee (MBPC) is established by the CIO Council Charter to serve as a focal point for promoting information management/information technology (IM/IT) best practices within the federal government. The BPC brings together a team of IT professionals committed to identifying the most successful of IM/IT practices being implemented in industry, government and academia; and sharing them with agency CIOs as best practices to be considered for emulation across the Federal government. It is about sharing the successes of others and not reinventing the wheel. It is about constantly learning and applying working models to reduce complexity and achieve results. It is also about cost avoidance and sound stewardship of the taxpayer's dollars. Robert Brese Co-Chair, Chief Information Officer, Department of Energy Robyn East Co-Chair, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information Systems and Chief Information Officer, Department of the Treasury Teresa M. Takai Co-Chair, Chief Information Officer, Department of Defense Identification Bring together a team of IT professionals to identify the most successful of IM/IT practices being implemented in industry, government and academia. _e10d2baa-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 3.1 f056d727-3c85-4e2b-9716-ae0e4429edf6 Sharing Sharing best practices with agency CIOs for emulation across the Federal government. _e10d2d26-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 3.2 Agency CIOs 737fcab5-5551-477a-917b-4668dd5fa3ea Security & Identity Management Identify and recommend strategic high priority IT security and identity management initiatives. _e10d2eac-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 4 Information Security and Identity Management Committee The Information Security and Identity Management Committee (ISIMC) provides a consensus based forum to support the Federal CIO Council (FCIOC) that enables Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) to collaborate on: (1) identifying high priority security and identity management initiatives; and (2) developing recommendations for policies, procedures, and standards to address those initiatives that enhance the security posture and protection afforded to Federal Government networks, information, and information systems. The ISIMC shall be the principal interagency forum for identifying and recommending strategic high priority IT security and identity management initiatives to the FCIOC and OMB that enable Federal Government's information systems security programs and agencies' mission objectives through a comprehensive and consistently implemented set of risk-based, cost-effective controls and measures. The committee will recommend standard organization structures for information security committees across the Federal government; and ensure the tools, metrics and measures will lead to defensive operational capabilities and protections of the Federal networks, systems and applications. The Committee shall establish and oversee appropriate subcommittees, working groups, and/or task forces to perform the following functions: Richard A. Hale Co-Chair, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Department of Defense, Identity and Information Assurance Luke McCormack Co-Chair, Chief Information Officer, Department of Justice Security Program Management Subcommittee (SPMSC) Kevin Deeley SPMSC Co-Chair Don Benack SPMSC Co-Chair Identity, Credential and Access Management Subcommittee (ICAMSC) Deborah Gallagher ICAMSC Co-Chair Paul Grant ICAMSC Co-Chair Network and Infrastructure Security Subcommittee (NISC) Brian Burns NISC Co-Chair Fred Whiteside NISC Co-Chair Security Acquisitions Subcommittee (SASC) Kevin Cox SASC Co-Chair Eric Loveridge SASC Co-Chair Priorities Identify high priority security and identity management initiatives. _e10d3064-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 4.1 31f94d1e-0971-416d-8da3-3d9a24ee6432 Recommendations Develop recommendations for policies, procedures, and standards to address those initiatives that enhance the security posture and protection afforded to Federal Government networks, information, and information systems. _e10d31f4-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 4.2 8e0057ca-f287-4e61-862d-a68b278a78f5 Subcommittees, Working Groups & Task Forces Establish and oversee appropriate subcommittees, working groups, and/or task forces _e10d338e-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 4.3 249892e4-312e-49e0-aa23-c8a208d170af Cybersecurity Strategies Develop strategies to coordinate and facilitate the execution of the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative (CNCI) (National Security Presidential Directive 54/Homeland Security Presidential Directive 23 (NSPD-54/HSPD-23)). _e10d356e-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 4.3.a 17d5732f-d758-49bb-9637-42d216598e86 Enhancements Identify and recommend information security and identity management enhancements to policies, processes, and solutions, that address the strategies in (A) above and improve upon identification management solutions. _e10d3712-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 4.3.b 4d9c494d-6c5e-4dea-8778-842995b81485 Oversight & Coordination Provide oversight of the ISIMC subcommittees, working groups, and task forces. Coordinate with and provide advice to other Federal committees to improve collaboration, identify complimentary activities, and reduce duplication in security and identity management related areas. _e10d38b6-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 4.3.c Review and concur on common security management requirements, performance measures, and Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) updates, program management plan, fiscal budget and funding strategy for security management service areas. fae6e9aa-8e39-4e73-b488-2e076bfa3a76 Performance Measures Promote the development and use of standard performance measures for agency information security. _e10d3aa0-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 4.3.d 9a18c646-3e8a-4abb-bf8a-371b7b5e372e Experience & Innovation Sharing Share experiences and innovative approaches related to information sharing and information security best practices that span both defensive operational security such as penetration testing regimes, and incident response mitigation, and span security policies compliance, such as FISMA or PMA achievement. _e10d3c44-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 4.3.e b0e62323-383a-4da9-ac32-314c604aa2d8 CISO Qualifications Identify common Computer Information Security Officer (CISO) and information assurance professional qualifications in coordination with the FCIOC IT Workforce Committee. _e10d3df2-0147-11e2-a7a8-a418cb398b31 4.3.f Computer Information Security Officers IT Workforce Committee 9763f1af-956c-4d1e-b983-e031489b7571 2012-09-17 http://www.cio.gov/council-about.cfm/csec/1 Owen Ambur Owen.Ambur@verizon.net Submit error.