Director of the Central Intelligence Agency facts for kids
|Director of the Central Intelligence Agency|
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|Central Intelligence Agency|
Director of National Intelligence
|Seat||George Bush Center for Intelligence, Langley, Fairfax County, Virginia, U.S.|
|Term length||No fixed term|
|Constituting instrument||50 U.S.C. § 3036|
|Precursor||Director of Central Intelligence|
|Inaugural holder||Porter J. Goss|
|Formation||April 21, 2005|
|Deputy||Deputy Director of the CIA|
|Salary||Executive Schedule, II|
Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (D/CIA) serves as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency, which is part of the United States Intelligence Community. He/She reports to the Director of National Intelligence (DNI).
The Director is assisted by the Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. The Director is nominated by the President, with the concurring or nonconcurring recommendation from the Director of National Intelligence and must be confirmed by majority vote from the Senate.
List of directors
What follows is a list of Directors of the Central Intelligence Agency (in chronological order).
|Director||Tenure||President(s) served under|
|Position succeeded the Director of Central Intelligence|
|Porter Goss||April 21, 2005 – May 26, 2006||George W. Bush|
|Michael Hayden||May 30, 2006 – February 12, 2009|
|Leon Panetta||February 13, 2009 – July 1, 2011|
|July 1, 2011 – September 6, 2011|
|David Petraeus||September 6, 2011 – November 9, 2012|
|November 9, 2012 – March 8, 2013|
|John Brennan||March 8, 2013 – January 20, 2017|
|January 20, 2017 – January 23, 2017||Donald Trump|
|Mike Pompeo||January 23, 2017 – April 26, 2018|
|Gina Haspel||Since April 26, 2018|
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