Commission excellence reflected in the achievement of its strategic mission and goals depends on clear executive direction, strong and focused management, and a well-resourced, dedicated, and productive workforce. These attributes of a high-performing organization combine to support and drive the critical work of the Commission to provide a sound regulatory oversight and enforcement program for the U.S. public. To ensure the Commission’s continued success, continuity of operations, and adaptation to the ever-changing markets it is charged with regulating, the Commission must maintain a well-qualified workforce supported by a modern IT infrastructure and working environment.
During the next five years, the Commission will develop and implement a host of rules, many of which address the Dodd-Frank Act requirements and many of which will also alter and expand the Commission’s mission and operation. To successfully develop, implement, and manage these rules, the Commission requires unambiguous and timely direction; and the right quantity and quality of staff, aligned in an optimal operating structure supported by the necessary training, development, tools, and resources.
To promote Commission excellence, the CFTC is taking a number of actions to ensure its: