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About EPA

About the Office of Mission Support

What We Do

The Office of Mission Support (OMS) 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.

Organization

Donna J. Vizian, Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator
David Zeckman, Associate Deputy Assistant Administrator
Wesley Carpenter, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Administration and Resources Management
Vaughn Noga, Deputy Assistant Administrator for Environmental Information and Chief Information Officer
Office of Federal Sustainability
Charlotte Skidmore, Federal Chief Sustainability Officer
 
Administrative IT Staff
Michael Hardy, Director
Information Security and Management Staff
Bill Sabbagh, Director
OMS consists of two groups of offices:

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Office of Resources and Business Operations (ORBO)

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

Dan Coogan, Deputy Director
 
 

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Administration and Resources Management Offices

The Administration and Resources Management program includes:

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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

Mara Kamen, Director
Debbi Hart, Acting Deputy Director

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Office of Administration (OA)

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, Director
Alva Daniels, Acting Deputy Director

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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
Pam Legare, Deputy Director

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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
Michael Osinski, Acting Deputy Director

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OARM – Research Triangle Park Office (RTP)

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
BJ Collins, Deputy Director

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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

Vique Caro, Director

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Environmental Information Offices

The Environmental Information program includes:

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Office of Enterprise Information Programs (OEIP)

What We Do

OEIP helps ensure the proper collect, use, release, and management of EPA information. OEIP leads the Agency's Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), dockets, records and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act programs. The Office also houses the Agency’s Electronic Discovery (eDiscovery) Program, the EPA Quality Program, the Agency's National Library Network , Controlled Unclassified Information Progam, and FOIAonline Program, which supports certain federal agencies' management of their Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

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

Jeff Wells, Director
Sharon Gonder, Acting Deputy Director
 

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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
David Updike, Deputy Director

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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: 2824T | EPA mailing addresses

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

Matt Leopard, Director
Maja Lee, Deputy Director

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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 and Chief Information Security Officer
Jeff Anouilh, Deputy Director

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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

Karen Maher, Director and Chief Technology Officer
Elena Larsen, Deputy Director
Richard Allen, Chief Data Officer
​Vince Allen, Chief Enterprise Architect
 

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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

Patrick Grimm, Acting Director
Beth Jones, Acting Deputy Director

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