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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, Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator

Ken Lapierre, Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator

Office of Federal Sustainability

Vacant, Federal Chief Sustainability Officer

  • Phone: Vacant
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.

Mail Code: 3101A | EPA mailing addresses

Lynnann Hitchens, 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

FACMD 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

Wesley Carpenter, Acting Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4606

Hitch Peabody, Acting Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-8596

The Office of Human Resources includes:

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

  • Rhonda Jones, Chief
    • Phone: 202-564-1206

Program Management Staff

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

Diversity, Recruitment and Employee Services Division

  • Bisa Cunningham, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-6635

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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

Yvette Jackson, Acting Director

  • Phone: 202-564-2165

Maryann Petrole, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-8400

The Office of Administration includes:

Facilities Management and Services Division

  • Gayle Jefferson, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-1630
  • Cindy Simbanin, Deputy Director
    • Phone: 202 566-0304

Real Property Services Staff

  • Steve Blankenship, Acting Director
    • ​Phone:(202) 564-6905

Security Management Division

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

  • Phone: 202-564-4310

The Office of Acquisition Management includes:

Cincinnati Procurement Operations Division

  • Lisa Stultz, Director
    • Phone: 513-487-2015

Headquarters Procurement Operations Division

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

Superfund/RCRA Regional Procurement Operations Division

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

RTP Procurement Operations Division

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

Policy, Training and Oversight Division

  • Raoul Scott, 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 A. Polk, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-5315

Kerry Neal, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-3766

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, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-5292
  • Carson Hodges, Deputy Director
    • Phone: 202-564-5332

Grants and Interagency Agreements Management Division

  • Michael Osinski, 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: 919-541-5449

Facility Operations Branch

  • Greg Eades, Branch Chief
    • Phone: 919-541-3099

Facility Support Branch

  • Tim McClellan, Branch Chief
    • ​Phone: 919-541-2963

Information Resources Management Division

  • Chanya Harris, Director
    • Phone: 919-541-1160

Infrastructure Operations Branch

  • Myra Ezell, Branch Chief
    • Phone: 919-541-9408

Support Services Branch

  • Dustin Riego, Branch Chief
    • Phone: 919-541-1426

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
  • Rena Sawyer, HR Operations Chief, Section 1a
    • Phone: 919-541-3677
  • Ryan Atkinson, Acting HR Operations Chief, Section 1b 
    • Phone: 919-541-2425
  • Corey Perry, HR Operations Chief, Section 2a
    • Phone: 919-541-5353
  • Laura Jones, HR Operations Chief, Section 2b
    • Phone: 919-541-2340
  • Cathy Davis, Chief, Employee Services Section
    • Phone: 919-541-3533
  • Noreen Gordon, Chief, Management Services Section
    • 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

Debbie Young, Acting Deputy Director

  • Phone: 513-569-7544

Headquarters Operation Branch

  • Lori Carter, Chief
    • Phone: 513-569-7382

Regional Operations Branch

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

Employee Benefits Services Branch

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

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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