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Office of the Director of National Intelligence
The Office of the Director of National Intelligence.svg
Agency overview
Formed April 22, 2005
Jurisdiction Federal Government of the United States
Headquarters Washington, DC
Employees Approximately 1,500
Annual budget 43.5 Billion Dollars (US Intelligence Community Budget Figure)
Agency executives John Michael McConnell, Director of National Intelligence
Donald Kerr, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence
Website
www.dni.gov

The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is the United States government official subject to the authority, direction and control of the President who is responsible under the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 for:

  • Serving as the principal adviser to the President, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council for intelligence matters related to the national security;
  • Serving as the head of the sixteen-member Intelligence Community; and
  • Overseeing and directing the National Intelligence Program.

Directors of National Intelligence

Name Term of Office President(s) served under
John Negroponte April 21, 2005February 13, 2007 George W. Bush
John Michael McConnell February 13, 2007–Present George W. Bush

Principal Deputy Directors of National Intelligence

Name Term of Office President(s) served under
Gen Michael Hayden April 21, 2005May 26, 2006 George W. Bush
LTG Ronald L. Burgess, Jr. (Acting) June 2006–January 2007 George W. Bush
Donald Kerr October 2007-Present George W. Bush

Directors of the Intelligence Staff

Name Term of Office President(s) served under
LTG Ronald L. Burgess, Jr. May 2007–Present George W. Bush

Deputy Directors of National Intelligence

Name Office Term of Office President(s) served under
Thomas Fingar Analysis May 2005-Present George W. Bush
Glenn A. Gaffney Collection January 2008-Present George W. Bush
David Shedd Policy, Plans and Requirements May 2007-Present George W. Bush
Alden Munson Acquisition May 2007-Present George W. Bush

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