Responsible Department Official [Education] Law and Legal Definition

According to 34 CFR 5b.1 (i) [Title 34 – Education; Subtitle A -- Office of the Secretary, Department of Education; Part 5b -- Privacy Act Regulations], the term Responsible Department official means “that officer who is listed in a notice of a system of records as the system manager for a given system of records or another individual listed in the notice of a system of records to whom requests may be made, or the designee of either such officer or individual.”