Office of Civil Rights
February 1, 2014

Date: 02/01/2014 Description: Black History Month 2014: Cherie Brown - State Dept Image Cherie McClam Brown is an experienced management and program analyst with 12 years in the Federal civil service and 9 years of private sector experience. She possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience in management consulting and organization development, capacity building, strategic planning, and program management.

In 2002, she started her Federal career in the Office of Governmentwide Policy at the U.S. General Services Administration. In 2007, she joined the Office of Strategic Planning and Cost Analysis in the Office of Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs. In August 2010, Cherie moved to her present home: the Office of Management Policy, Rightsizing, and Innovation, the arm of the Under Secretary for Management.

An “Excellence in Government” Fellow, Cherie currently leads as Chief of Quality Coordination (QC) Partnerships and Outreach, and engage with stakeholders on the Collaborative Management Initiatives (CMI). She concurrently provides oversight on certain acquisitions as a certified FAC-COR Level III Contracting Officer Representative.

Cherie maintains an active role on the International Cooperative Administrative Support Services (ICASS) Working Group (WG), serves as M/PRI representative on the ICASS WG Awards Committees, and participates in the Evaluation Community of Practice and Project and Program Management Community of Practice.

Cherie holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the George Washington University, and a master of public administration degree from the School of Public Affairs at American University.