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About the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

What We Do

OCFO formulates and manages EPA’s annual budget and performance plan, coordinates EPA’s strategic planning efforts, develops EPA’s annual Performance and Accountability Report, and implements the Government Performance and Results Act. OCFO also provides financial services for the Agency and makes payments to EPA grant recipients, contractors, and other vendors. The office provides policy, reports, and oversight essential for the financial operations of EPA and has responsibility for information technology planning, development, and deployment of financial and resources management systems for the Agency.

Organization

Vacant, Chief Financial Officer

David Bloom, Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Howard Osborne, Acting Assistant Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Randy Thornton, Acting Associate Chief Financial Officer

The Office of the Chief Financial Officer includes: 

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Office of Budget (OB)

What We Do

The Office of Budget serves as EPA's central budget office, responsible for the formulation and defense of EPA's annual plan and budget request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and to Congress. The office also serves a fiduciary role in executing the budget by monitoring and analyzing the utilization of all EPA resources. To do so, this office provides guidance to the agency to ensure proper use of resources and works to ensure proper accounting and reporting of resources. The Office of Budget also integrates goal-based decision making into the allocation of EPA resources through multi-year and annual planning and the annual budget and accounting processes.

Mail code: 2732A | EPA mailing addresses
Location: EPA Headquarters at Washington, D.C. Federal Triangle campus

Office of Budget Leadership

Carol Terris, Director
Maria Williams, Deputy Director

Office of the Controller (OC)

What We Do

The Office of the Controller (OC) develops, manages and supports the agency's federal financial management program by interpreting fiscal legislation, maintaining fiscal operations and implementing government-wide external reporting reforms. This includes:

  • Establishing the priorities, policy, guidance and strategy for EPA's financial management community;
  • Overseeing financial information for agency program managers to support day-to-day decisions and facilitate environmental results;
  • Providing a full range of national, local and specialized accounting, financial and customer services through the agency’s four Finance Centers located in Washington headquarters, Cincinnati, Las Vegas, and Research Triangle Park;
  • Leading and managing the agency’s Management Integrity program, including A-123 internal control system process.

OC also serves as OCFO's audit liaison and coordinates audit activities, provides payroll support, manages the agency's time and labor functions, provides administrative support to the agency, and manages the Federal Employee Relocation Center, which counsels EPA and external federal employees who are relocating to another federal job.

Mail code: 2733R | EPA mailing addresses
Location: EPA Headquarters at Washington, D.C. Federal Triangle campus

OC Leadership

Steve Silzer, Controller
Jeanne Conklin, Deputy Controller

Office of E-Enterprise (EE)

What We Do

E-Enterprise for the Environment is a new model for collaborative leadership among environmental co-regulators. Working together, EPA, the states and tribes, are utilizing the E-Enterprise model to simplify, streamline and modernize the implementation of our environmental programs. By streamlining business processes and leveraging technology under joint governance, E-Enterprise is enabling the nation's environmental protection enterprise to be more informed, timely and productive – resulting in better health and environmental outcomes while supporting local jobs and communities. E-Enterprise helps foster greater trust among the regulated community, the public, and co-regulators by improving data integrity and communication.

E-Enterprise for the Environment

Mail code: 2733R | EPA mailing addresses
Location: EPA Headquarters at Washington, D.C. Federal Triangle campus

E-Enterprise Leadership

Andrew Battin, Director

Office of Planning, Analysis and Accountability (OPAA)

What We Do

The Office of Planning, Analysis and Accountability (OPAA) serves as the Agency lead for strategic and annual planning and performance management and reporting efforts, working with a wide range of stakeholders. OPAA implements the Government Performance and Results Act and works to align strategies, measures and budget resources to accomplish Agency goals. 

Programs and projects managed by OPAA

Mail code: 2721A | EPA mailing addresses
Location: EPA Headquarters at Washington, D.C. Federal Triangle campus

OPAA Leadership

Kathy Sedlak O'Brien, Director
Malena Brookshire, Deputy Director

Office of Technology Solutions (OTS)

What We Do

The Office of Technology Solutions has responsibility for information technology planning, standard setting, and development and deployment of financial and resources management systems for the Agency. This includes all aspects of formulating and overseeing implementation of a strategic approach to technology investment planning, budgeting, and resource allocation for financial systems and development and implementation of financial systems and policies that effectively support achievement of EPA’s environmental mission.

Mail code: 2731A | EPA mailing addresses
Location: EPA Headquarters at Washington, D.C. Federal Triangle campus

OTS Leadership

Quentin Jones, Director
Robert Hill, Deputy Director

Office of Resource and Information Management (ORIM)

What We Do

The Office of Resource and Information Management (ORIM) mission is to provide expert analysis, oversight, and customer service related to OCFO’s resource management, workforce development, information management and technology, emergency preparedness, and organizational programs and operations.

Mail code: 2710A | EPA mailing addresses
 

ORIM Leadership

Ruth Alene Soward, Director
Kimberly Dubbs, Deputy Director

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Policy and Communications Staff (PCS)

What We Do

PCS provides independent analysis and recommendations to support the implementation of policies and procedures across a broad range of OCFO responsibilities. PCS facilitates coordinated operations and integrated decision making across OCFO.

PCS also provides communications and web content coordination to ensure that key information on budget, financial management, operations, and systems, performance, and finance matters is disseminated in an accurate and timely fashion to a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

Mail code: 2710A | EPA mailing addresses
Location: EPA Headquarters at Washington, D.C. Federal Triangle campus

PCS Leadership

Diane Kelty, Director