About the Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator of EPA’s Office of Mission Support
Ms. Vizian is the Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Mission Support (OMS). Ms. Vizian manages essential support functions, including human resources management, diversity and inclusion, acquisition (contracts), grants management, information technology, facility operations and management and the protection of EPA’s critical assets nationwide.
Before coming to EPA Headquarters in 2014, she was the Assistant Regional Administrator in EPA’s Region 2 office. In this capacity, she oversaw the management operations of the region. She served as the Regional Comptroller, managing an operating budget of approximately $800 million. Ms. Vizian also managed the region’s grants and contracts program while maintaining successful relationships with congressional staff, state environmental officials, headquarters, regions, grant recipients, and the general public.
Ms. Vizian has also served as Acting Deputy Assistant Administrator for Management in the Office of Research and Development, where she represented ORD's Assistant Administrator on all management, administrative, and financial functions, to ensure ethical, efficient, and effective fiscal and resource management accountability. She oversaw the operations of over 1,800 FTE and 14 facilities.
Ms. Vizian received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemical Engineering from the Rutgers University College of Engineering.