Presentation on theme: "Regional Offices: It's All About Change"— Presentation transcript:
1 Regional Offices: It's All About Change Texas State Data Center MeetingMay 23,2012Cathy L. LacyDenver Regional DirectorU.S. Census Bureau
2 Why are we changing?Budgets will be severely constrained and may well decline over the coming years, while field challenges increase.Our survey sponsors are demanding lower costs, improved efficiency, and increased responsiveness.Survey organizations increasingly use real-time administrative information to create leaner infrastructures.
6 Transition Timeline and Key Milestones This process is happening nowPosting for new positions began in July 2011Training related to new duties and responsibilities begins in October 2011Survey Statistician Field (SSF), Field Supervisor (FS), & Field Representative (FR) teams will transition to new supervisory structure in 7 waves between January and November 2012The entire transition will be complete no later than January 2013
7 How does Texas fit into the Region? Texas is home to 47.7% of the population of the new Denver Region.Texas is the 2nd largest state both in population and land area in the is U.S.If you add the population for all New England states plus New Jersey, Delaware & Washington DC it would still be less than the population of Texas.Montana is the closest in land area at 145, square miles, compared to Texas at 261, square miles.
8 Denver Partnership & Data Services As part of Denver Regional Office our goal is to make the valuable Census data available at no cost to all by providing:Information Sessions & PresentationsData WorkshopsHands on computer trainingsAnswers to specific data inquiresCollaboration with partnering organizations
9 Data Available Community/Neighborhood Profiles Population CharacteristicsHousing Quality/CostsRetail SalesService IndustriesConstructionGovernmentsTransportationEmployment DynamicsCurrent Economic IndicatorsYearly Population Estimates
10 Contacts Paula Wright Paula.K.Wright@Census.Gov Office: 214-253-4482 Suzee PrivettOffice:Lacey LoftinLacey.Cell:Angeles OrtegaOffice:Cell:Jerry O’DonnellOffice:Cell:Pauline NunezOffice:Cell:Amadeo ShijeCell:Kimberly DavisOffice:Partnership and Data Services ProgramDenver Regional Census Office6950 W. Jefferson Avenue, Suite 250Denver, Colorado 80235Phone: