Information Resources Office (IRO)

Information Technology Risk & Portfolio Management Division, 84-21200

Julie DeNiro, Manager

The Information Technology Risk and Portfolio Management division is responsible for ensuring Bureau-wide compliance with the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996, the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA), OMB Circular A-130, and other Federal IT guidance, such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology. This division also has responsibility for IT policies and directives and standards, IT Capital Planning, Enterprise Architecture, IT Security, IT Portfolio/Project Management, and Telecommunications, as well as the IT liaison between Reclamation and the Department of the Interior and other organizations.

Risk Management Services 
Michelle Bybee, Acting Bureau Chief Information Security Officer

Risk Management provides information regarding Reclamation's IT Security Program, which includes accreditation, rules of behavior regarding Government-Furnished Equipment, and security guidance.

Enterprise Architecture 
Jesse Caro, Enterprise Architecture IT Project Manager

Reclamation's Enterprise Architecture systematically defines the organization's current and desired architecture, aligned with the mission of the organization and to document business processes, the data required to accomplish those processes, applications required to manipulate and manage the required data, and the technology components needed to deliver data and applications to the business community.

Capital Planning 
Jennifer Ford, Capital Planning Team Lead

Capital Planning and Investment Control (CPIC) is a structured, performance-based, integrated approach to managing Information Technology (IT) investments, to ensuring that investments align with Reclamation's mission, to supporting Reclamation's business needs while minimizing risks and maximizing returns throughout the investment's life cycle, and to reporting the healht of Reclamation's IT investments to the Deparment and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the agency's budget process. CPIC relies on systematic selection, control, and evaluation processes to ensure that the investment's objectives are met efficiently and effectively.

Radio and Spectrum Management Office (RMSO) 
Steve Trujillo, Radio and Ivan Williams, Radio Liaison

The RMSO is responsible for providing governance, security, safety, guidance, education, and oversignt of Reclamaton's radio and spectrum systems. This includes all systems that contain equipment that can transmit radio waves and icludes but is not limited to pagers, 802.11, cellular devices, Bluetooth, and SCADA systems. The RSMO provides approval fo all equipemtn and systems that transmit radio waves to ensure cost effectiveness and safety to our employees and the public.

North American Electric Reliability Corporation - Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC CIP)
Wendy Center, NERC CIP Program Manager

NERC CIP is responsible for 1) ensuring that all aspect of Reclamation's IT requirements comply with Reliability Standards, and other applicable Federal IT standards, policy, and legislation, 2) resolving conflicting differences between requirements outlined in Reliability Standards, and othe applicable Federal IT standards, policy, and legislation, including promulgation of such resoltuions as may be necessary, and 3) evaluation applicable IT systems to certify compliance with Reliability Standard IT requirements.


Last Updated: 6/10/15