Our Department is made up of national headquarters, based in Ottawa, and six regions, stretching from coast to coast to coast.
At the head of the Department is our Minister, the Honourable Keith Ashfield.
Deputy Minister Matthew King reports directly to the Minister.
Reporting directly to the Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Oceans are the Associate Deputy Minister, the Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard and other members of the Departmental Management Board, which includes regional directors general and sector heads at national headquarters.
The following diagram illustrates the organizational structure.
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Minister of Fisheries and Oceans
Associate Deputy Minister
Regional Directors General
RDG, Central and Arctic
RDG, Newfoundland and Labrador
ADM, Ecosystems and Fisheries Management
ADM, Human Resources and Corporate Services
Chief Financial Officer
ADM, Strategic Policy
ADM, Program Policy
ADM, Ecosystems and Oceans Science
Chief Audit Executive
Senior General Counsel
Executive Director, Values, Integrity and Conflict Resolution
Commissioner, Canadian Coast Guard
Deputy Commissioner, Operations
Deputy Commissioner, Vessel Procurement
AC, Central and Arctic
DG, Integrated Technical Services
DG, Program Requirements
DG, Integrated Business Management Services
DG, Major Projects
ADM = Assistant Deputy Minister
RDG = Regional Director General
AC = Assistant Commissioner
DG = Director General