Bio - Hon. Dale Meyerrose
President George W. Bush appointed Dale W. Meyerrose the first Associate Director of National Intelligence and Chief Information Officer on December 21, 2005, with the advice and consent of the United States Senate. Mr. Meyerrose serves as the Chief Information Officer for the United States Intelligence Community and the Intelligence Community Information Sharing Executive.
Mr. Meyerrose manages activities relating to the information technology infrastructure and enterprise requirements of the Intelligence Community. He has procurement approval authority over all information technology items related to the enterprise architectures of all Intelligence Community components. Mr. Meyerrose directs and manages all information technology-related procurement for the Intelligence Community and ensures that all expenditures for information technology and research and development activities are consistent with the Intelligence Community enterprise architecture.
Mr. Meyerrose came to this position after over thirty years of military service, culminating with his retirement from the United States Air Force as a Major General in November 2005. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, he entered the United States Air Force in 1975 after graduating from the U.S. Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics. His career highlights include service as a director and Chief Information Officer in three Air Force major air commands and three unified combatant commands, a deployed Joint Task Force Director of Communications in Southwest Asia, and a commander of two major Air Force communications units. Mr. Meyerrose, a master parachutist, earned the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, two Legions of Merit, two Defense Meritorious Service Medals, and six Meritorious Service Medals.
Mr. Meyerrose received a Master of Business Administration degree, from the University of Utah in 1978. He graduated from the National War College, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington D.C. in 1992. He attended the Senior Information Warfare Applications and Joint Flag Officer Warfighting Courses, Maxwell AFB, Alabama. He also attended the Program for National and International Security, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the U.S. Navy Executive Business Course, Haas School of Business, University of California – Berkeley, at the Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, California.