Walter Bohorfoush

Director, Departmental Records Management Office
Office of the Chief Information Officer

Department of Transportation

Walter Bohorfoush – was not born in the United States. He was born here in Washington, DC at Providence Hospital the same day John F. Kennedy was elected POTUS. He earned his B.S. Degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland in 1982 and his M.S. in Computer Science from the Johns Hopkins University in 1989. He has spent his entire professional career in Information Technology. Walter started in true private industry that included work as a Beltway Bandit prior to going over to the dark side and becoming a Federal Employee on July 1st, 1991. His work for Uncle Sam has included time served at the Internal Revenue Service, the National Archives and Records Administration, and the United States Patent and Trademark Office prior to joining NHTSA on April 1st, 2006. As the Director of the Office of Systems Integration at NHTSA, Walter leads the I/T Project Management Office and the Agency Records Management Program. In November of 2014 he was asked to become the Director for the Department’s Records Management Office and the Departmental Records Officer. In that capacity, he supports over 60,000 federal employees with the records management and electronic (digital) records management requirements. He supports the Records Officers in each of the Operating Administrations with their day-to-day duties and serves as the co-chair of the Federal Records Officers Network (FRON). Per NARA, Walter is also a Certified Federal Records Manager.