Jody A. Harry
Assistant Register of Copyrights and Director of Operations
Jody A. Harry is the Assistant Register of Copyrights and the Director of Operations for the United States Copyright Office. She was appointed to the position in May 2021.
Harry is responsible for the day-to-day management and oversight of core business and financial operations of the Copyright Office. Since June 2019, Harry had been serving as the acting chief of operations for the Copyright Office. She was the Office’s first chief financial officer, a position created in October 2016 as part of the Register of Copyright’s office modernization initiatives.
Harry is a certified public accountant and a certified management accountant who has served in leadership roles in both government and industry. Before joining the Copyright Office staff, she served as comptroller of the Civil Rights Division of the United States Department of Justice. Harry holds an MBA from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in accounting from the University of Guam. She is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps.