The Office of the Managing Director (OMD) is responsible for the administration and management of the Commission. Specifically, OMD manages: the Commission's budget and financial programs; human resources; contracts and purchasing; communications and computer services; physical space; security; the Commission meeting schedule; and distribution of official FCC documents.


Mark Stephens

Managing Director




Phone: (202) 418-1919


Recent Blog Posts

March 1, 2018 - 11:45 am

A New Tool To Help Close the Digital Divide

Steve Rosenberg | Chief Data Officer, Wireline Competition Bureau
Rich Mansfield | Chief Information Officer, Office of the Managing Director
Allison Baker | Senior Data Analytics Manager, [Telecommunications Access Policy Division], Wireline Competition Bureau

Chairman Pai has said that bridging the digital divide is his highest priority. And now, we have...

July 12, 2016 - 3:00 pm

Modernizing the FCC's Geospatial Maps

Richard Mansfield | Associate CIO for Stakeholder Relations, Office of the Managing Director
Allison Baker | Senior Data Analytics Manager, Office of Strategic Planning & Policy Analysis
Perryn Ashmore | Associate CIO for Tailored Platforms and Data, Office of the Managing Director

Maps and geospatial analysis have become increasingly important as they allow the FCC to display...


How To File A FOIA Request

February 13, 2017
To make a FOIA request pursuant to 47 C.F.R. § 0.461 , you have several options: You may submit your request electronically through FOIAonline ...

How to Make a Privacy Act Request

Information may be requested from the Commission under the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a . Privacy Act requests for information in the Commission’s...