Office of the Archivist of the United States
Archivist of the United States: David S. Ferriero
The Archivist of the United States is head of the National Archives and Records Administration, with ultimate and overall responsibility for accomplishing the agency’s mission. Supported by the Deputy Archivist of the United States, the Archivist carries out agency level activities. One of the Archivist’s primary responsibilities is to serve as chair/member of such bodies as required by statute or as the Archivist determines to be in the best interests of NARA.
The Office of the Archivist consists of the Archivist, the Deputy Archivist, General Counsel, the Executive Director of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the Director of the Equal Employment Opportunity Program, and the Director of Congressional Affairs. The Inspector General reports both to the Archivist and, independently, to Congress.
National Archives and Records Administration
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408-0001