Director of National Intelligence

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Director of National Intelligence
Seal of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.svg
Seal of the Director of National Intelligence
John Ratcliffe official photo.jpg
Incumbent
John Ratcliffe

since May 26, 2020
United States Intelligence Community
Member ofCabinet
National Security Council (NSC)
Reports toPresident of the United States
SeatWashington, D.C.
AppointerThe President
with Senate advice and consent
Constituting instrument50 U.S.C. § 3023
PrecursorDirector of Central Intelligence (DCI)
FormationApril 22, 2005
First holderJohn Negroponte
DeputySusan M. Gordon, Principal Deputy Director
Websitewww.dni.gov

The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is the United States government official subject to the authority, direction and control of the President who is responsible under the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 for:

Directors of National Intelligence[change | change source]

No. Director Term of Office President(s) served under
Position succeeded the Director of Central Intelligence
1 John Negroponte official portrait State.jpg John Negroponte April 21, 2005 – February 13, 2007 George W. Bush
2 Mike McConnell, official ODNI photo portrait.jpg Mike McConnell February 13, 2007 – January 27, 2009
3 Dennis Blair official Director of National Intelligence portrait.jpg Dennis C. Blair January 29, 2009 – May 28, 2010 Barack Obama
David Gompert official portrait.jpg David Gompert
Acting
May 28, 2010 – August 5, 2010
4 James R. Clapper official portrait.jpg James R. Clapper August 5, 2010 – January 20, 2017
Michael Dempsey.jpg Mike Dempsey
Acting
January 20, 2017 – March 16, 2017 Donald Trump
5 Dan Coats official DNI portrait.jpg Dan Coats March 16, 2017 – August 15, 2019
Joseph Maguire official photo.jpg Joseph Maguire
Acting
August 15, 2019 – February 20, 2020
Richard Grenell official portrait.jpg Richard Grenell
Acting
February 20, 2020 – May 26, 2020
6 John Ratcliffe official photo.jpg John Ratcliffe Since May 26, 2020

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