Chair’s Statement on the Departure of Commissioner Allison Orris

January 31, 2017

WASHINGTON – Today the Commission on Evidence - Based Policymaking (CEP) announced the departure of Commissioner Allison Orris. As the appointed member from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Commissioner Orris’s departure follows her exit from OMB.

She was appointed on June 22, 2016 and departed the Commission as of January 20, 2017.

"We have benefitted greatly from Allison’s insights and expertise, and will miss working with her," said Commission Chair Katharine G. Abraham. "All of us wish her the best in her future endeavors. We look forward to an equally successful relationship with her successor as the Commission continues its mission to develop recommendations for increasing the availability and use of data to build evidence about government programs while protecting privacy and confidentiality."