Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations Contacts
Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations
Laura Vaught, Associate Administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Joyce Frank, Principal Deputy Associate Administrator (email@example.com)
Nichole Distefano, Deputy Associate Administrator (202) 564-7178 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Lead EPA in developing and implementing the legislative agenda for the Agency including legislative initiatives and proposals; monitor all relevant legislative actions related to EPA Programs; facilitate communication of Agency's priorities and policies to the Congress; manage and monitor Agency and public requests for Congressional information.
- Air Staff
Josh Lewis, Supervisory Program Analyst for Air Staff (202) 564-2095 (email@example.com)
Clean Air, Radiation, and Climate Change Issues.
- Water, Pesticides and Toxics Staff
Sven-Erik Kaiser, Supervisory Program Analyst for Water, Pesticides and Toxics Staff (202) 501-1540 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Clean Water, Drinking Water, Estuaries, Coastal Protection, Pesticides, Chemicals and Pollution Prevention Issues.
- Waste and Enforcement Team
Carolyn Levine, Supervisory Program Analyst for Waste and Enforcement Staff (202) 564-1859 (email@example.com)
Superfund, Waste, Recycling, Brownfields, Environmental Justice, Emergency Responses, and Agency-wide Enforcement Issues.
- Appropriations, Research and Crosscutting Staff
Christina Moody, Supervisory Program Analyst for Appropriations, Research and Crosscutting Staff (202) 564-0260 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Appropriations, Budget, Agency-wide Research, Children's Health, and other Interagency coordination and clearances.
Mark Rupp, Deputy Associate Administrator (202) 564-7178 (email@example.com)
Manage EPA's relationships with national associations and individual State, local and small town governments on environmental issues, programs and initiatives including: State relations, Local Government Resource Center, Local Government Advisory Committee, Small Community Advisory Subcommittee, and the National Environmental Performance Partnership System.
- Performance Partnerships Staff
Mike Osinski, Director (202) 564-3792 (Osinski.Michael@epa.gov)
The National Environmental Performance Partnership System (NEPPS) established a partnership between EPA and states to strengthen the management, efficiency and effectiveness of the nation's environmental programs.
- State and Local Government Staff
Jack Bowles, Director (202) 564-3657 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Coordinate and maintain state relations, Local Government Resource Center, Local Government Advisory Committee, Small Community Advisory Subcommittee.
INFORMATION AND MANAGEMENT DIVISION
Gwen Whitt, Acting Director (202) 564-0408 (email@example.com)
Manages all components of OCRIR’s operations.