Sherry Van Sloun
Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Human Capital
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Ms. Van Sloun assumed the role as Assistant Director of National Intelligence (ADNI) for Human
Capital in October 8, 2019. In this position, Ms. Van Sloun leads the design, development, and
execution of human resources strategies, plans and policies in support of the men and women who
serve in our nation's intelligence agencies. Prior to assuming the role of ADNI for Human Capital,
Ms. Van Sloun served as the Deputy Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Human Capital
and the U.S. Intelligence Community's Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer since June 2016.
Prior to her current position, Ms. Van Sloun was the Director of Human Resources for the ODNI
where she led a large office of HR professionals to execute recruitment and retention programs
impacting the professional joint staff who execute the ODNI’s critical mission.
Ms. Van Sloun joined the Office of the Director of National Intelligence in July 2007 and was
selected as the Chief of Staff of the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive (ONCIX) in
2009. In this position, Ms. Van Sloun managed all financial, personnel, property and the IT
enterprise. While assigned to the ONCIX she served as the Executive Secretary where she
managed all external correspondence to and from the National Counterintelligence Executive and
governed the National Counterintelligence Policy Board. Ms. Van Sloun held several other positions
within the ONCIX to include an all source collection officer as well as a policy officer.
Prior to her tenure at the ODNI, Ms. Van Sloun held various positions over the course of ten years
with the National Security Agency (NSA) to include multiple assignments within the former Signals
Intelligence Directorate. Ms. Van Sloun also served in the United States Army for eight years as a
signals analyst serving in tours at the NSA and overseas in the Berlin Brigade during the first Gulf
Ms. Van Sloun received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Maryland,
UC. She is a graduate of the National War College, class of 2013.