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Kirsten Moncada
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs


Kirsten Moncada

Kirsten Moncada is the Privacy Branch Chief for the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the Office of Management and Budget. As Privacy Branch Chief, she leads OMB’s efforts to develop governmentwide privacy policies and is responsible for directing and managing the oversight of agency implementation of OMB privacy and related information policies under the Privacy Act of 1974 and the privacy provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the E-Government Act of 2002, and the Federal Information Security Modernization Act. She also is responsible for directing the review of privacy aspects of agency regulations and coordinating agency and OMB positions on privacy and related information policy issues.

Ms. Moncada first joined OMB on a detail assignment to work with OMB’s Senior Advisor for Privacy. Prior to joining OMB, Ms. Moncada served as the Executive Director for Privacy and Disclosure at the Social Security Administration (SSA), where she provided national oversight, formulation, implementation, and coordination of SSA’s privacy and disclosure policies, and ensured the agency’s compliance with all privacy and disclosure laws and policy directives.<p></p> Ms. Moncada has also served as the Director of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties, with responsibility for overseeing privacy compliance by the Department and its components. During her 22-year tenure as DOJ’s Privacy Act expert, Ms. Moncada served as principal author and editor of DOJ’s “Overview of the Privacy Act of 1974,” handled cases and provided advice in Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act litigation, conducted governmentwide privacy training initiatives, and provided legal advice on a wide variety of disclosure and privacy matters.