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TheAnne E. Gordon - Associate CIO for Information Technology Planning, Architecture, & E-Government

Ms. Gordon serves the Department of Energy as the Associate CIO for IT Planning, Architecture, and E-Government.  She is responsible for the Department's IT Capital Planning, Enterprise Architecture, E-Government, Geospatial Sciences, Spectrum Management, and Records Management programs.  Her primary responsibilities are to improve oversight and management of IT investments; maximize Departmental productivity through use of E-Government solutions; strengthen IT leadership and governance; and mature the Department’s Enterprise Architecture.  She serves as Chair on the Department's IT Council which is the primary governance body for IT and as a liaison between the Department, other agencies, and oversight organizations such as the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the General Accountability Office and others.

Ms. Gordon plays an instrumental role in formulating the IT strategic direction for the Department by overseeing the strategic execution of CIO services to bring value to program and staff offices. She assures that IT requirements specified in Departmental and Program Strategic Plans are integrated into the Departmental multi-year program planning and budgeting processes.  She is focused on integrating CIO services to provide benefit to the Department from processes that integrate strategic planning, capital planning, enterprise architecture, budgeting and performance management.  Ms. Gordon is responsible for assuring the efficient and effective acquisition of Departmental information processing resources needed to support organization missions in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations and she coordinates planning for major IT corporate investments.

Ms. Gordon’s notable achievements include a Departmental “green” rating for E-Government on the President’s Management Agenda; a successful IT Portfolio of investments approved annually by OMB; OMB approval of earned value management system implementation for IT projects; establishment of Department-wide policy on IT management and Enterprise Architecture. She is responsible for the Office of the Chief Information Officer Information Resource Management Strategic Plan and has been credited with developing effective governance Department-wide.

Her contributions have been recognized in a variety of ways including; a Certificate of Secretarial Recognition for achievement of the President’s Management Agenda; and a Letter of Appreciation from the Secretary of Energy for excellence in IT leadership. 

Prior to coming to DOE, Ms. Gordon worked for General Services Administration (GSA) in a number of managerial positions and was responsible for a variety of programs.  She has received numerous awards including the Meritorious Service Award from the Administrator for her work in developing GSA’s IT Capital Planning process.  Ms. Gordon has over 35 years of government service experience.