President Donald Trump intends to nominate Steven Dillingham, director of strategic information, research and planning at theÂ Peace Corps, to serve as the Census Bureau’s next director.
The nomination is for a five-year term that would end Dec. 31, 2021, the White House announced Wednesday.
Dillingham previously directed the bureaus of Justice Statistics and Transportation Statistics, as well as led research and planning efforts in the Department of Justice‘s Trustee Program and the Office of Personnel Management.
Before joining the government, he was the deputy director of the National District Attorneys Association and administrator of the American Prosecutors Research Institute.
He is also a senior certified professional under the Society for Human Resource Management.