OMB fills IT policy post
- By William Matthews
- Apr 14, 2000
Dan Chenok, a veteran technocrat in the Office of Management and Budget,
has been named chief of the Information Policy and Technology Branch of
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.
In that job, he could become the Clinton administration's chief architect
and enforcer of information technology policy.
Chenok had been acting branch chief since September, replacing the former
chief, Bruce McConnell, who left to head the International Y2K Cooperation
Center. After watching the world's computers successfully roll over into
the new millennium, McConnell left government to start an international
The OMB declined to make Chenok available for an interview.
Chenok joined OMB in 1990 as a policy analyst. He previously was a policy
associate for Jobs for the Future and served as a researcher at the Congressional
Office of Technology Assessment before that.