Skip to main content
Official photo of Dennis Dauphin
Staff Profile
Director, Debt Collection Management Staff

Dennis Dauphin

Dennis Dauphin has been the Director of the Debt Collection Management Staff since 2013.  He is responsible for the Consolidated Debt Collection System (CDCS), which is the Department’s system for recording, collecting and disbursing monies related to civil debts. In a typical fiscal year, the Department collects billions of dollars, which must be property accounted for and disbursed to the U.S. Treasury, Federal agencies, and whistleblowers. Mr. Dauphin also oversees and operates the Private Counsel program, which entails over 40 private firms (in 27 Federal judicial districts), who represent the Department of Justice in the collection of civil debts in Federal court. He provides oversight to the Department’s Three Percent Fund, a critical source of funding for the Department’s affirmative civil enforcement operations and is a member of the Collection Resources Allocation Board. Prior to this position, Mr. Dauphin has held a variety of positions in the Federal budgeting arena during his 24 years of Federal service. In addition to his background in budgeting, Mr. Dauphin served as the Deputy Chief, Office of Legislative Affairs for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and had details to USNCB-Interpol (Administrative Officer) and the House Appropriations Subcommittee for Commerce, Justice, and State (Appropriations staffer).  He entered Federal service as a Presidential Management Intern at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  Mr. Dauphin received a Master’s degree in Political Science from Mississippi State University in 1999.  

Updated May 3, 2024