Steve Murdock Resigns As Census Director, Tom Mesenbourg Becomes Acting Director
As part of the transition to the new administration in Washington, Steve Murdock resigned as Census Bureau director effective last Friday, January 9, 2009. Thomas L. Mesenbourg is now the Acting Director.
Mesenbourg has been Deputy Director for the past 8 months or so. Prior to that he was Associate Director for Economic Programs. His career at the Census Bureau started in 1972.