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Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

head of the Central Intelligence Agency

Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (D/CIA) serves as the head of the Central Intelligence Agency, which is part of the United States Intelligence Community. He/She reports to the Director of National Intelligence (DNI).

Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
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Incumbent
Gina Haspel

since 26 April 2018
Central Intelligence Agency
Reports toPresident
Director of National Intelligence
SeatGeorge Bush Center for Intelligence, Langley, Fairfax County, Virginia, U.S.
AppointerPresident
Term lengthNo fixed term
Constituting instrument50 U.S.C. § 3036
PrecursorDirector of Central Intelligence
Inaugural holderPorter J. Goss
FormationApril 21, 2005
DeputyDeputy Director of the CIA
SalaryExecutive Schedule, II[1]
Websitewww.cia.gov

The Director is assisted by the Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. The Director is nominated by the President, with the concurring or nonconcurring recommendation from the Director of National Intelligence [2] and must be confirmed by majority vote from the Senate.[3]

List of directorsEdit

What follows is a list of Directors of the Central Intelligence Agency (in chronological order).

Director Tenure President(s) served under
Position succeeded the Director of Central Intelligence
  Porter Goss April 21, 2005 – May 26, 2006 George W. Bush
  Michael Hayden May 30, 2006 – February 12, 2009
Barack Obama
  Leon Panetta February 13, 2009 – July 1, 2011
  Michael Morell
Acting
July 1, 2011 – September 6, 2011
  David Petraeus September 6, 2011 – November 9, 2012
  Michael Morell
Acting
November 9, 2012 – March 8, 2013
  John Brennan March 8, 2013 – January 20, 2017
  Meroe Park
Acting
January 20, 2017 – January 23, 2017 Donald Trump
  Mike Pompeo January 23, 2017 – April 26, 2018
  Gina Haspel Since April 26, 2018

ReferencesEdit

  1. 5 U.S.C. § 5313
  2. [1] 50 Title 403–6. Appointment of officials responsible for intelligence-related activities]
  3. [2] 50 Title 403–4a. Director of the Central Intelligence Agency