Michel Desbois

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Position/Title: 
Deputy Director
Location: 
4122 Waterfront Centre
Phone Number: 
(202) 690-0003
Mobile Phone Number: 
(202) 340-9978
Fax Number: 
(202) 720-0857

Michel serves as the chief information officer for NIFA, and is the Deputy Director responsible for the OIT unit, which manages information systems and information technology for the agency. Michel is the Lead21 NIFA liaison, represents NIFA on the USDA CIO Council, USDA Continuity of Operations NIFA Committee and is the Agency’s NIFA Process Improvement Champion Michel has expertise with all phases of software development, requirements analysis, operations, infrastructure, IT policy, privacy, continuity of operations (COOP), process improvement, lean six sigma and web development.