Director Center for Information Technology, and National Institutes of Health Chief Information Officer
Ms. Norris serves as the Director, Center for Information Technology (CIT) and Chief Information Officer at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). In these roles, she is responsible for leading information and information technology initiatives to support scientific research and administrative and management priorities related to the NIH network, high-performance scientific computing and bioinformatics research programs, data center services, and business solutions and applications.
Ms. Norris comes to the NIH from the National Science Foundation (NSF) where she was responsible for establishing the Foundation’s strategy, policies, and programs and managing its information technology systems and services.
Prior to joining NSF, Ms. Norris was the Deputy Chief Information Officer for Management for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), providing senior leadership and management of the Agency’s complex $2 billion information technology portfolio.
Prior to joining the federal government, Ms. Norris was a management consultant at Booz, Allen & Hamilton and served on the President’s Private Sector Commission on Cost Control.
Ms. Norris was the 2008 recipient of the President’s Meritorious Service Award.
Ms. Norris has a M.B.A. with a major in Information Systems Management from the George Washington University and a B.A. in Economics from the College of William and Mary.