The Director of National Intelligence (DNI) is the United States government official – subject to the authority, direction, and control of the President – required by the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 to:

  • Serve as principal advisor to the President, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council about intelligence matters related to national security;
  • Serve as head of the sixteen-member Intelligence Community; and
  • Direct and oversee the National Intelligence Program.

Directors of National IntelligenceEdit

  Denotes acting Director
No. Director Term of Office President(s) served under
?. Adam Weatherly Barack Obama