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About the Office of Administration and Resources Management (OARM)

What We Do

The Office of Administration and Resources Management (OARM) provides national leadership, policy, and management of many essential support functions for the Agency, including human resources management, acquisition activities (contracts), grants management, and management and protection of EPA's facilities and other critical assets nationwide.


Organization
 

Donna Vizian, Acting Assistant Administrator

John Showman, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator

Office of Federal Sustainability
 

Christine Harada, Federal Chief Sustainability Officer

  • Phone: (202) 395-5750
The Office of Administration and Resources Management includes:

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Office of Resources, Operations, and Management

What We Do

The Office of Resources, Operations, and Management (OROM) serves as the principal staff to the Assistant Administrator on matters related to program management, budget, human resources, communications, workforce development programs, and administrative operations within OARM. OROM staff also oversees the agency’s federal advisory committee management program and directly manages four federal advisory committees.

Lynnann Hitchens, Acting Director

  • Phone: (202) 564-3184

Michael Hardy, Acting Deputy Director

  • Phone: (202) 564-7899

Joanne Amorosi, OARM Communications Director

  • Phone: (202) 564-4671

Resources, Analysis, and Planning Division

  • Michael Hardy, Acting Division Director
    • Phone: (202) 564-7899

Administrative Operations and Stewardship Division

  • Michael Hardy, Acting Division Director
    • Phone: (202) 564-7899

Federal Advisory Committee Management Division

  • Division Director, Vacant
  • Megan Moreau, EPA's Committee Management Officer
    • 202-564-2294

Mail code: 1601M | EPA mailing addresses

  • Phone: 202-564-2294

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Office of Human Resources (OHR)

What We Do

OHR is responsible for management of human resource functions for headquarters employees, as well as agency-wide policy development, strategic planning, and direction for the EPA's human resource programs, including: workforce development programs; employee benefits and services; recruitment, staffing, and classification; labor and employee relations; cultural diversity initiatives; workforce planning; organizational analysis, agency directives, and consulting services; executive resources management; and automated human resource management systems.

Programs and projects managed by the Office of Human Resources

Mail code: 3600A | EPA mailing addresses

Location: EPA Headquarters at Washington, D.C. Federal Triangle campus

OHR Organization

Linda Gray, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4606

Wesley Carpenter, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4606

The Office of Human Resources includes:

Diversity and Inclusion Staff

  • Lenee Morina, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-2294

Executive Resources Division

  • Karen Higginbotham, Division Director
    • Phone: 202-564-7287

Information Technology Division

  • Joseph Wilson, Division Director​
    • Phone: 202-564-6179
  • Bobby Moore, Acting Deputy Director
    • Phone: 202-564-7542

Labor and Employee Relations Staff

  • Robert Coomber, Acting Division Director
    • Phone: 202-564-7542

Policy, Planning, and Training Division

  • Debbi Hart, Division Director
    • Phone: 202-564-2011
  • Vacant, Deputy Director
    • Phone:

Policy and Accountability Branch

  • Loretta Hunt, Acting Branch Chief 
    • Phone: 202-564-6963

Training Branch

  • Mitch Berkenkemper, Branch Chief
    • Phone: 202-564-4702

Workforce Planning Branch

  • Ming Chang, Acting Branch Chief
    • Phone: 202-566-0619

Program Management Staff

  • Cheri' M. Hembrey, Staff Director
    • Phone: 202-564-6223

Recruitment and Employee Services Division

  • Jan Jablonski, Acting Division Director
    • Phone: 202-564-9922

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Office of Administration

What We Do

The Office of Administration is responsible for the development and conduct of programs for acquisition, maintenance, and operations of all EPA facilities, including:

  • space management and utilization;
  • facilities construction, acquisition, design, and layout;
  • facilities management, maintenance and repairs, property management, transportation, security, and mail management; and
  • the workplace health and safety of EPA employees.

We also develop environmental management initiatives for energy efficiency and sustainability, recycling, and pollution prevention, and environmental compliance of EPA facilities.

Programs and projects managed by the Office of Administration

Mail code: 3201A | EPA mailing addresses

Location: EPA Headquarters at Washington, D.C. Federal Triangle campus

Office of Administration Organization

Vaughn Noga, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-8400

Maryann Petrole, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-8400

The Office of Administration includes:

Facilities Management and Services Division

  • Yvette Jackson, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-8400
  • Gayle Jefferson, Deputy Director
    • Phone: 202 564-8400

Real Property Services Staff

  • William Ridge, Director
    • ​Phone:(202) 564-2165

Security Management Division

  • Kelly Glazier, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-0351
  • Sherry Sterling, Acting Deputy Director
    • Phone: 202-564-2701

Safety and Sustainability Division

  • Mary Greene, Acting Director
    • Phone: 202-564-7966
  • Howard Wilson, Deputy Director
    • Phone: 202-564-8400

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Office of Acquisition Management (OAM)

What We Do

OAM is responsible for planning, awarding and administering contracts for the Agency, including issuing and interpreting acquisition regulations; administering training for contracting and program acquisition personnel; providing advice and oversight to regional procurement offices; and providing information technology improvements for acquisition.

Programs and projects managed by the Office of Acquisition Management

Mail code: 3801R | EPA mailing addresses

Location: EPA Headquarters at Washington, D.C. Federal Triangle campus

OAM Organization

Denise Polk, Acting Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4310

Pam Legare, Acting Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4310

The Office of Acquisition Management includes:

Cincinnati Procurement Operations Division

  • Pamela Legare, Acting Director
    • Phone: 513-487-2015

Headquarters Procurement Operations Division

  • Keith Stewart, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-1286

Superfund/RCRA Regional Procurement Operations Division

  • Raoul Scott, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-4325

RTP Procurement Operations Division

  • Rodney-Daryl Jones, Acting Director
    • Phone: 919-541-3112

Policy, Training and Oversight Division

  • John Oliver, Director
    • Phone: 202 564-4399

Office of Grants and Debarment (OGD)

What We Do

OGD provides cradle-to-grave administrative management of all Headquarters-administered grants, loans, cooperative agreements, fellowships, interagency agreements (IAs) and for the management of the Agency's Suspension and Debarment program.

Programs and projects managed by the Office of Grants and Debarment

Mail code: 3901R | EPA mailing addresses

Location:   EPA Headquarters at Washington, D.C. Federal Triangle campus

OGD Organization

Howard Corcoran, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-5315

Vacant, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-5306

Duc Nguyen, Senior Debarring Official

  • Phone: 202 564-8471

Bruce Binder, Senior Associate Director for Grants Competition

  • Phone: 202 564-4935

The Office of Grants and Debarment includes:

Suspension and Debarment Division

  • Stacey Dey-Foy, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-1537

Grants and Interagency Agreements Management Division

  • Denise Polk, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-5315

National Policy, Training and Compliance Division

  • Kysha Holliday, Acting Director
    • Phone: 202-564-1639

Resource Management Staff

  • William Etheredge, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-5315

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OARM – Research Triangle Park Office

What We Do

OARM in RTP provides diversified administrative support services to all EPA-RTP customers, including facilities management, information technology services, safety, health and security, and human resources services to various EPA customers. 

Mail code: C604-02 | EPA mailing addresses

Location: Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

OARM – Research Triangle Park Organization

Ben Harrison, Acting Director

  • Phone: 919-541-2258

Mark McPherson, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 919-541-3123

OARM – Research Triangle Park includes:

Facilities Management Support Division

  • Shawn Lafferty, Acting Director
    • Phone: 919-541-2258

Information Resources Management Division

  • Chanya Harris, Director
    • Phone: 919-541-2258

Human Resources Management Division/RTP Human Resources Shared Service Center

  • Arron Helm, Deputy Director
    • Phone: 919 541-4252
  • Jeremy Taylor, Deputy Director
    • Phone: 919 541-0537

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OARM – Cincinnati Office

What We Do

OARM in Cincinnati provides diversified administrative support services to all EPA-Cincinnati customers, including facilities management, information technology services, safety, health and security, and human resources services to various EPA customers.

Mail code:  271B | EPA mailing addresses

Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

OARM – Cincinnati Organization

Rick Carter, Director

  • Phone: 513-569-7910

Pat Watson, Chief of Staff

  • Phone: 513-569-7806

OARM – Cincinnati includes:

Human Resources Management Division/Cincinnati Human Resources Shared
Service Center

  • Jerome W. Bonner, Director
    • Phone: 513-569-7950

Las Vegas Human Resources Shared Service Center

  • Liz Engebretson, Director
    • Phone: 702-798-2413

Information Resources Management Division

  • Vique Caro, Director
    • Phone: 513-569-7912

Facilities Management and Services Division

  • Terry Brothers, Director
    • Phone: 513-569-7902

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