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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 J. Vizian, Acting Assistant Administrator

John Showman, Acting 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

  • Dan Coogan, Director
    • Phone: (202) 564-1862

Administrative Operations and Stewardship Division

  • Jan Jablonski, Director
    • Phone: (202) 564-9922

Federal Advisory Committee Management Division (FACMD)

  • Monisha Harris, Director
    • Phone: (202) 564-6949
  • Megan Moreau, EPA's Committee Management Officer
    • Phone: (202) 564-2294

Mail code: 1601M EPA mailing addresses

Programs Managed by FACMD

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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 L. Gray, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4606

Wesley J. Carpenter, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4606

The Office of Human Resources includes:

Executive Resources Division

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

Information Technology Division

  • Bobby Moore, Acting Director​
    • Phone: 202-564-7542

Labor and Employee Relations Division

  • Krysti Corbett, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-6295

Policy, Planning, and Training Division

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

Policy and Accountability Branch

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

Training Branch

  • Steven Dean, Chief
    • Phone: 202-564-6619

Workforce Planning Branch

  • Gary Parker, Chief
    • Phone: 202-564-7420

Program Management Staff

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

Diversity, Recruitment and Employee Services Division

  • Bisa Cunningham, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-4606

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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

  • Yvette Jackson, Acting Director
    • ​Phone:(202) 564-2165

Security Management Division

  • Kelly Glazier, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-0351
  • Vernon Jackson, Acting Deputy Director
    • Phone: 202-564-5669

Safety and Sustainability Division

  • Dave Gibson, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-4242
  • Alva Daniels, Deputy Director
    • Phone: 703-347-8031

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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

Kimberly Patrick, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4310

Pam Legare, Acting Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4310

The Office of Acquisition Management includes:

Cincinnati Procurement Operations Division

  • Lisa Stultz, 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, 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

Denise Polk, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-5315

Michael Osinski, Acting Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-3792

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

  • Kathleen Timmins, Acting Director
    • Phone: 202-564-5292
  • Jamie Lemley, Acting Deputy Director
    • Phone: 202-564-5428

Grants and Interagency Agreements Management Division

  • Michael Osinski, Acting Director
    • Phone: 202-564-3792

National Policy, Training and Compliance Division

  • Laurice Jones, Director
    • Phone:  202-564-0223 
  • Kysha Holliday, Deputy 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

Arron Helm, Director

  • Phone: 919-541-2258

BJ Collins, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 919-541-5515

OARM – Research Triangle Park includes:

Facilities Management Support Division

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

Information Resources Management Division

  • Myra Ezell, Acting Director
    • Phone: 919-541-9408

Human Resources Management Division/RTP Human Resources Shared Service Center

  • Jeremy Taylor. Director
    • Phone: 919-541-0537
  • Ryan Atkinson, Deputy Division Director
    • Phone: 919 541-2425
  • Corey Perry, HR Operations Chief
    • Phone: 919-541-5353
  • Noreen Gordon, Chief of Management Services
    • Phone: 919-541-5298

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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

Jennifer Scola, Chief of Staff

  • Phone: 513-569-7963

OARM – Cincinnati includes:

Human Resources Management Division/Cincinnati Human Resources Shared
Service Center

Jerome W. Bonner, Director

  • Phone: 513-569-7950

David Mick, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 513-569-7818

Headquarters Operation Branch

  • Debbie Young, Branch Chief
    • Phone: 513-569-7544

Regional Operations Branch

  • Jennifer Shannon, Branch Chief
    • Phone: 513-569-7408

Employee Benefits Services Branch

  • Sue Mairose, Branch Chief
    • Phone: 513-569-7951

Las Vegas Human Resources Shared Service Center

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

Headquarters Operations Branch

  • Darrel W. Collier, Branch Chief
    • Phone: 702-646-8931

Regional Operations Branch

  • Chonette R. Taylor-Smith, Branch Chief
    • Phone: 701-798-2444

Employee Services Branch

  • Elaine Jimenez, Branch Chief
    • Phone: 702-798-2402

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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