Acting Commissioner, Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE)
Linda Boyer is the acting commissioner of the Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE). Under her leadership, OCSE helps child support agencies in states and tribes develop, manage, and operate their programs according to federal law using effective child support enforcement tools.
Ms. Boyer has over 25 years of federal, state, and local child support program experience in both the public and private sector. In addition to serving as acting commissioner, Ms. Boyer is OCSE’s deputy commissioner and oversees its eight divisions. She also served for over three years as OCSE’s director of the division of federal systems where she managed federal systems to help state and tribal child support programs locate parents, establish child support orders, and collect payments. In this role, Ms. Boyer had direct oversight of the Federal Parent Locator Service, a legislatively mandated assembly of systems that is critical to the mission and goals of OCSE and state and tribal child support programs. Ms. Boyer has also worked in a variety of roles for state child support programs in Maryland, Michigan, and Virginia.
Ms. Boyer earned a M.A. in Human Resources and a B.A. in Business Administration from Strayer University. She also holds a Level 3 Federal Acquisition Certification for Program/Project Managers.