OFCCP Logo, in charge of affirmative action plan auditsIn late October, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Director Patricia Shui announced during an Equal Opportunity Commission (EEOC) meeting that she is ending her tenure as the Director of the OFCCP. Director Shui stepped down on November 6, 2016, and shortly after Thomas M. Dowd was named the Acting Director of the OFCCP in her place.Mr. Dowd started working with the OFCCP back in 2011 as Director of the Division of Program Operations (DPO), where he was responsible for overseeing the Functional Affirmative Action Program Unit and the DPO’s three branches: Field Liaison Operations and Technical Assistance, Appeals Quality Assurance, Enforcement and Appeals.Mr. Dowd is expected to maintain his role as Acting Deputy Director of the OFCCP until the Trump Administration’s Secretary of Labor appoints a permanent replacement for Ms. Shiu.Career Resources will continue to bring you the latest information on this matter as it becomes available.