October 19, 2007
News Release 07-108
Contact: Peg O'Laughlin, 202-205-1819


Daniel R. Pearson, Chairman of the United States International Trade Commission, announced today that Cynthia A. Roscoe has been designated director of the agency's Office of Human Resources.

Roscoe will manage the ITC's recruitment, training, and personnel management operations and serve as a resource for managers and staff on employee relations, employee development, and benefits matters.

Prior to her ITC appointment, Roscoe served as a management analyst (lead customer account executive) in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. From 2004 to January 2007, she was a senior advisor in the Office of the Secretary at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), where she also served as acting deputy director for six months. From 2000 to 2004, she was the Administrative Officer for the Bureau of Transportation Statistics at DOT. She served as a program analyst for the Assistant Secretary for Budget and Program Performance in the DOT's Office of the Secretary from 1999 to 2000; as a personnel management specialist at DOT from 1993 to 1999; and as an employee relations specialist at DOT from 1992 to 1993.

Roscoe holds a master's degree in administrative management from Bowie State University and a bachelor's degree in international business from Howard University.

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) is an independent, bipartisan, factfinding federal agency that makes determinations concerning the impact of imports and their potential injury on domestic companies. The ITC staff includes experts who analyze virtually every commodity imported into the United States. The ITC provides data on international trade to the President, Congress, other federal agencies, and the public.