Chief Information Officer (CIO)

As Chief Information Officer, Tracee Boxley is responsible for managing IT policies and standards relating to the acquisition, implementation, and operation of telecommunications and IT systems throughout the agency. She is also responsible for developing and maintaining operating budgets for network IT systems consistent with program plans and established financial guidelines, and for monitoring activities and costs related to the overall utilization of information resources required to meet program operations requirements.


Boxley brings decades of Federal Government IT experience in working with complex information technology organizations to GPO. She came to GPO in 2006 as a Senior Customer Advocate for IT and was promoted to Deputy CIO in 2012. In this position, Boxley is responsible for day-to-day IT operations for GPO and its regional offices.

Prior to coming to GPO, Boxley was Chief of the American Housing Survey Division at the Census Bureau, where her responsibilities included administering the program for the software data center for the 2000 Census. She was Deputy CIO and Chief of the Technical Services Division at the Food Nutrition Service (FNS), where she managed a $50 million IT budget and oversaw IT Operations that included IT security and responsibility for software application design. Boxley began her IT career as Director of IT Operations for the Office of the Secretary of the Army with responsibility for maintaining three major computer operations. She also worked with the U.S. Air Force CIO in developing a portal for employees’ personnel and career data.

Boxley received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management Information Systems from St. Augustine College. She earned a Master’s Degree in Business Information Technology from Hampton University.