Arlene Gaylord

Assistant Director, Equal Employment Opportunity Affairs

Arlene Gaylord was appointed assistant director of the FBI’s Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Affairs in December 2016. Ms. Gaylord previously served as the section chief of the Global Intelligence Section in the Directorate of Intelligence at FBI Headquarters.

Ms. Gaylord joined the FBI in 1991 as an honors intern within the Visual Investigative Analysis Unit at FBI Headquarters. In 1992, Ms. Gaylord was promoted to the position of Spanish language specialist and served in several field divisions across the country.

In 2004, Ms. Gaylord transitioned to the intelligence analyst position and served in the San Diego and Sacramento Divisions. Throughout her career, Ms. Gaylord has held leadership positions in San Diego, Sacramento, and in the Directorate of Intelligence.