Brian Hale, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Brian P. Hale was appointed director of public affairs for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence June 2, 2014. Hale is responsible for managing all U.S. National Intelligence communication efforts and ensuring coordinated communication outreach on behalf of the 16 agencies and components that make up the Intelligence Community. Prior to joining ODNI, Hale served as the assistant director of the Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Department of Homeland Security, where he was responsible for ICE’s internal and external communications in support of the agency’s mission. Hale previously served in the National Press Office in the Office of Public Affairs at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Washington, D.C.
Brian Hale, director of public affairs for the Office of Director of National Intelligence, says the NSA and intelligence agents could have controlled the impact of Section 215 and surveillance leaks by being more transparent.