CDC Washington Office (CDCW)

CDC Washington Office

(1) Directs and manages CDC interactions with Congress;

(2) Develops and executes legislative strategies;

(3) Collaborates with the Office of the Chief Operating Officer to develop and execute strategies in Congress that advance CDC appropriations priorities;

(4) Builds congressional relationships;

(5) Tracks and analyzes legislation;

(6) Develops strategy and leads response to congressional, Government Accountability Office (GAO), and Office of Inspector General (OIG) oversight;

(7) Builds relationships with government agencies and other organizations to advance agency priorities, with an emphasis on federal agencies;

(8) Protects and advances the agency’s reputation, scientific credibility, and interests;

(9) Informs CDC leadership of current developments and provides insight into the Washington policy environment;

(10) Coordinates DC-area assignees and helps maximize their impact in supporting the agency’s strategies and priorities; and

(11) Coordinates CDC’s partnership activities as they relate to Washington-based, or Washington-focused organizations, and works across the agency to advance those relationships.

Approved 07/05/2022