Molly A. O'Neill, confirmed by the U.S. Senate on December 8, 2006, is responsible for the EPA's strategic planning concerning the collection, management, and access to the Agency's environmental information. As EPA's CIO, she is a member of the Federal CIO Council, where she currently serves as the Co-chair of the Architecture and Infrastructure Committee. As State Director at ECOS, she was responsible for coordinating, supporting, and leading the efforts of 50 state environmental department participants, and interfacing with U.S. EPA counterparts and other partners. In recognition for her leadership, Ms. O'Neill received a 2004 Federal 100 award as one of the top executives influencing government technology. She worked 14 years as an IT consultant in the private sector, and is a graduate of Virginia Tech.