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Deputy Director, Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs

Website U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

U.S. government financial regulatory agency

The Deputy Director in the Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs (OLIA) works with and reports to the Director of Legislative Affairs on legislative and interagency matters that pertain to the CFTC and the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA). This includes, but is not limited to working with Congress; the U.S. Departments of Treasury, Agriculture, State, Commerce, Interior, and Justice; the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); the Federal Reserve Board; the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; the Federal Trade Commission; the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; the Environmental Protection Agency; and state and local governments

As the Deputy Director in the Office of the Legislative Affairs, you will:

Prepare and transmit materials to Congress, including testimony, briefings, and responses to congressional inquiries or letters.
Conduct analysis of legislative proposals and prepare briefings and make presentations on those findings.
Work with other federal agencies on legislative matters of mutual interest.
Work with outside groups that interact with Congress on CFTC-related policy.
Work with the Director to establish and maintain contact with members of Congress, their office staff, and the staff of Congressional committees to ensure information concerning agency programs and activities is available at all times.
Work with the Office of Personnel Management and the Senate Agriculture Committee to move Presidential nominees to the Commission through the confirmation process.
Work with the Director to monitor policy initiatives, decisions, precedent cases, and matters that may affect or relate to CFTC activities.
Coordinate agency responses to Congressional inquiries, including replies to letters, requests for briefings, enforcement referrals, and other queries.
Manage and archive OLIA communications and CFTC-related legislative history.

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