Thomas (Tod) Dabolt

Director, Information Management and Technology Division

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Thomas (Tod) Dabolt,
Director, Information Management and Technology Division

Tod Dabolt has served 21 years in the Federal government. He started his career working for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) initially bringing geospatial expertise to the Nation’s water quality monitoring and assessment program and later the entire EPA water program with stints supporting Emergency Management, Drinking Water Management, and Waste Water Management.  In these roles he partnered with state and federal agencies enhancing information based public policy decision making.  Prior to EPA, he contributed to the Nature Conservancy’s conservation design efforts in Colorado and ran several small businesses. 

In 2005, Mr. Dabolt created the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s  Office of Water’s Information Management Project Management Office (PMO) in which he served as its Director. In this position, Mr. Dabolt managed the development of all IT projects for the Office of Water, as well as, supported enterprise solutions including geospatial. He is adept at  building bridges and finding solutions between members of the IT and geospatial communities and program leaders.  

In July 2016, Mr. Dabolt joined DOI as the Geospatial Information Officer (GIO). In November 2017 he  assumed the role of Director of OCIO’s Information Management and Technology Division (ITMD) in addition to his GIO and Chief Data Officer (CDO) responsibilities. He is located in Washington, D.C. and brings a wealth of experience to these positions.

Mr. Dabolt earned his master’s degree in Environmental Management from Duke University and his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science from SUNY Plattsburgh.