Associate Director (AD), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Immigration Records and Identity Services Directorate (IRIS)
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Tammy M. Meckley has over 20 years of experience with U.S. Federal Government in the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice, as well as service in the private sector, serving in key executive positions. Tammy holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from George Mason University.
As a senior executive, Tammy is the Associate Director (AD), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration Records and Identity Services Directorate (IRIS), formerly known as the Enterprise Services Directorate (ESD). She leads the Identity and Information Management Division, Verification Division and the National Records Center. She is responsible for providing stakeholders with timely and appropriate access to trusted immigration information in support of the missions and goals of USCIS and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This includes leading USCIS’ eProcessing initiative that will automate the entire immigration benefit application and adjudication system, managing the E-Verify and SAVE programs, and overseeing the largest FOIA program in the federal government. Tammy leads almost 1,000 federal employees and manages an annual program budget of ~$448 million. She challenges her team to think creatively about how IRIS can continuously enhance operational, customer, and employee efficiency and effectiveness. Prior to becoming the AD, Tammy served a four year term as the Deputy Associate Director for ESD.