Robert Santos Sworn In as Census Bureau Director

Brings decades of experience to his role.

On Thursday, Robert Santos was sworn in as the U.S. Census Bureau’s 26th director, becoming the first Latino to serve in the role. Santos’ has over 40 years of experience in quantitative and qualitative research design, and has held multiple executive management roles previously. His term will last for five years.

“Mr. Santos is a tremendous leader and I have full confidence that he will lead the Census Bureau with integrity in the years ahead,” said Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo. “The Census Bureau is an invaluable asset to our government and the American people, providing essential data for businesses, government leaders and policymakers to make informed decisions. I look forward to working with Mr. Santos and congratulate him on his appointment.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For Robert Santos as he steps into this new role at the Census Bureau.
  • For wisdom for Secretary Raimondo as she heads the Commerce Department.
  • That the continued development of the 2020 census data would continue at a steady pace.

Sources: Department of Commerce


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