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About EPA

About the Office of Mission Support

Donna J. Vizian, Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator

Ken Lapierre, Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for Administration and Resources Management

Vaughn Noga, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Environmental Information and Chief Information Officer

Office of Federal Sustainability
Vacant, Federal Chief Sustainability Officer

Administrative IT Staff
Michael Hardy, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-7899

Information Security and Management Staff
Bill Sabbagh, Director

  • Phone: 202-566-9859

What We Do

The Office of Mission Support leads the agency’s core mission support functions to improve efficiency, coordination, and customer experience for internal customers, stakeholders, and the public, including protection of EPA's facilities and other critical assets nationwide, acquisition activities (contracts), grants management, human capital, information technology, and information management activities.


Administration and Resources Management

The Administration and Resources Management program includes:

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Office of Resources and Business Operations

What We Do

The Office of Resources and Business Operations (ORBO) 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 OMS. ORBO 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

Vacant, Deputy Director

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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

Wesley Carpenter, Acting Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4606

Hitch Peabody, Acting Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-8596
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    Diversity, Recruitment and Employee Services Division

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

    Diversity and Recruitment Branch

    • Tania Allen, Chief
      • Phone: 202-564-0290

    Employee Services Branch

    • Cheri' Hembrey, Chief
      • Phone: 202-564-6223

    HRI Systems Management Staff

    • Jackie Shepherd, Director
      • Phone: 513-569-7815

    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
    • Lizabeth Engebretson, Deputy Division Director
      • Phone: 202-564-0804

    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

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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

Yvette Jackson, Acting Director

  • Phone: 202-564-2165

Maryann Petrole, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-8400
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    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

    Safety and Sustainability Division

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

    Security Management Division

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

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Office of Acquisition Solutions (OAS)

What We Do

OAS 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 Solutions

Mail code: 3801R | EPA mailing addresses

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

Kimberly Patrick, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4310

Pam Legare, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4310
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    Cincinnati Acquisition Division (CAD)

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

    Headquarters Acquisition Division (HQAD)

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

    Information Technology Acquisition Division (ITAD)

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

    Policy, Training & Oversight Division (PTOD)

    • 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

Denise A. Polk, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-5315

Kerry Neal, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-3766
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    Duc Nguyen, Senior Debarring Official

    • Phone: 202 564-8471

    Bruce Binder, Senior Associate Director for Grants Competition

    • Phone: 202 564-4935

    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
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    Facilities Management Support Division

    • Shawn Lafferty, Director
      • Phone: 919-541-5449

    Information Resources Management Division

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

    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

    Facility Operations Branch

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

    Facility Support Branch

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

    Infrastructure Operations Branch

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

    Support Services Branch

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

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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

Rick Carter, Director

  • Phone: 513-569-7910
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    Jennifer Scola, Chief of Staff

    • Phone: 513-569-7963

    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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Environmental Information Offices

Harvey Simon, Senior Information Officer
  • Phone: (202) 564-6665

The Office of Environmental Information includes:

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Office of Enterprise Information Programs (OEIP)

What We Do

OEIP ensures the proper use, release, and management of Agency information resources by leading the development, implementation, and coordination of Agency-wide programs such as regarding the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), dockets, records management, information quality and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. The Office also manages the Agency’s eDiscovery Program, and the EPA Quality Program leads EPA’s National Library Network and manages Federal initiatives related to the proper use and release of content such as Federal eRulemaking and FOIAonline Programs.

Programs and Projects Managed by the Office of Enterprise Information

Mail code: 2821T | EPA mailing addresses

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

Rebecca Moser, Director
  • Phone: (202) 566-0252
Monica Jones, Deputy Director
  • Phone: (202) 564-1641
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    • Enterprise Records Management Division
      Robert Johnston, Director
      • Phone: (202) 566-1637
    • eDiscovery Division
      Shannon Perkins, Director
      • Phone: (202) 566-0716
    • Libraries and Accessibility Division
      Jonda Byrd, Director
      • Phone: (513) 569-7183
    • eRulemaking and FOIAonline Division
      Michael Whiting, Acting Director
      • Phone: (919) 541-1125
    • Regulatory Support Division
      Courtney Kerwin, Director
      • Phone: (202) 566-1669
    • Enterprise Quality Management Division
      Vincia Holloman, Director
      • Phone: (202) 564-5176

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Office of Information Technology Operations (OITO)

What We Do

OITO is responsible for the implementation and management of a secure information technology (IT) infrastructure and IT solutions in support of EPA’s mission.

Mail code: 2831T | EPA mailing addresses

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

Brian Epley, Director
  • Phone: (202) 566-2153
Brenda Young, Acting Deputy Director
  • Phone: (202) 564-3989
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    • Washington D.C. Operations Division
      Roberto Ruiz, Director
      • Phone: (202) 566-1579
    • Enterprise Hosting Division
      Tim Thorpe, Director
      • Phone: (919) 541-0613
    • Service and Business Management Division
      Tom Reilly, Director
      • Phone: (919) 541-3305
    • Endpoint and Collaboration Solutions Division
      Liza Hearns, Director
      • Phone: (202) 566-0759
    • Network and Security Operations Division
      John Gibson, Director
      • Phone: (919) 541-0112
    • Desktop Support Services Division
      Willie Abney, Director
      • Phone: (202) 566-1366

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Office of Information Management (OIM)

What We Do

OIM is the lead organization for OEI and the CIO for information standards, information collection and exchange, information analysis and reporting, and web infrastructure and reporting. This organization serves as the Agency lead for information collection, management, and reporting/publishing programs as well as developing and overseeing related Agency policy and web services.

Programs and Projects Managed by the Office of Information Management

Mail code: 2841T | EPA mailing addresses

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

Matt Leopard, Director
  • Phone: (202) 566-1698
Connie Dwyer, Acting Deputy Director
  • Phone: (202) 566-1691
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    • Information Access and Analytic Services Division
      Director - Vacant
    • Data Management Services Division
      Todd Holderman, Director
      • Phone: (202) 566-2076
    • Information Exchange Services Division
      Dipti Singh, Acting Director
      • Phone: (202) 566-0739
    • Web Content Services Division
      Lin Darlington, Director
      • Phone: (202) 566-0696

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Office of Information Security and Privacy (OISP)

What We Do

OISP promotes Agency-wide cooperation in managing risks and protecting EPA information in harmony with mission accomplishment. It defines clear, comprehensive and enterprise-wide information security and privacy strategies, including the Program mission, vision, goals, objectives and performance measures.

Programs and Projects Managed by the Office of Information Security and Privacy

Mail code: 2810A | EPA mailing addresses

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

Robert McKinney, Director
  • Phone: (202) 566-0921
Jeff Anouilh, Deputy Director
  • Phone: (202) 566-2455

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Office of Digital Services and Technical Architecture (ODSTA)

What We Do

ODSTA serves as the Center of Excellence for agile systems engineering and project management. The Office plans and manages the architecture and future directions of EPA’s information technology infrastructure and identifies new technologies and technology support capabilities in response to Agency requirements.

Programs and Projects Managed by the Office of Digital Services and Technical Architecture

Mail code: N229-01 | EPA mailing addresses

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

Maja Lee, Acting Director
  • Phone: (202) 564-1436
Elena Larsen, Acting Deputy Director
  • Phone: (202) 566-2965

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Office of Customer Advocacy, Policy and Portfolio Management (OCAPPM)

What We Do

OCAPPM is the lead OEI organization for customer-facing support functions and strategic planning. The Office also manages the Agency’s information directives program and information portfolio, while providing leadership and support to the CIO and Agency’s information governance organizations.

Programs and Projects Managed by the Office of Customer Advocacy, Policy and Portfolio Management

Mail code: 2841T | EPA mailing addresses

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

Jeff Wells, Director
  • Phone: (202) 566-0531
Patrick Grimm, Deputy Director
  • Phone: (202) 566-1677

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