About EPA

Current EPA Leadership

EPA is headed by an Administrator, who is supported by a Deputy, five Associate, twelve Assistant, and ten Regional Administrators. You can find information below about key EPA leaders in these offices:


EPA Administrator

Deputy Administrator

Mike Flynn

Acting Deputy Administrator Mike Flynn

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Assistant Administrators

Office of Administration and Resource Management (OARM)

Donna Vizian

Acting Assistant Administrator Donna Vizian

Office of Air and Radiation (OAR)

Sarah Dunham

Acting Assistant Administrator Sarah Dunham

Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP)

Wendy Cleland-Hamnett

Acting Assistant Administator Wendy Cleland-Hamnett

Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO)

David Bloom

Acting Chief Financial Officer David Bloom

Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA)

Larry Starfield

Acting Assistant Administrator Lawrence Starfield

Office of Environmental Information (OEI)

Steve Fine

Steven Fine, Acting Chief Information Officer

Office of General Counsel (OGC)

Kevin Minoli

Acting General Counsel Kevin S. Minoli

Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

Arthur Elkins

Inspector General Arthur A. Elkins, Jr.

Office of International and Tribal Affairs (OITA)

Jane Nishida

Acting Assistant Administrator Jane Nishida

Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM)

Barry Breen

Acting Assistant Administrator Barry Breen

Office of Research and Development (ORD)

Robert Kavlock

Acting Assistant Administrator Robert Kavlock

Office of Water (OW)

Mike Shapiro

Acting Assistant Administrator Michael Shapiro

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Regional Administrators

Region 1 (Boston, MA – Serving CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, and VT)

Deborah Szaro

Acting Regional Administrator Deborah Szaro

Region 2 (New York, NY – Serving NJ, NY, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands)

Catherine McCabe

Acting Regional Administrator Catherine McCabe

Region 3 (Philadelphia, PA – Serving DE, DC, MD, PA, VA, and WV)

Cecil Rodrigues

Acting Regional Administrator Cecil A. Rodrigues

Region 4 (Atlanta, GA – Serving AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, and TN)

Anne Heard

Acting Regional Administrator Anne Heard

Region 5 (Chicago, IL – Serving IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI)

Robert A. Kaplan

Acting Regional Administrator Robert A. Kaplan

Region 6 (Dallas, TX – Serving AR, LA, NM, OK, and TX)

Acting Regional Administrator Samuel Coleman

Region 7 (Kansas City, KS - Serving IA, KS, MO, and NE)

Edward Chu

Acting Regional Administrator Edward H. Chu

Region 8 (Denver, CO – Serving CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, and WY)

Deb Thomas

Acting Regional Administrator Debra Thomas

Region 9 (San Francisco, CA - Serving AZ, CA, HI, NV, Pacific islands, and 148 tribes)

Alexis Strauss

Acting Regional Administrator Alexis Strauss

Region 10 (Seattle, WA – Serving AK, ID, OR, WA and 271 native tribes)

Michelle Pirzadeh

Acting Regional Administrator Michelle Pirzadeh

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Associate Administrators

Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations (OCIR)

Robin Richardson

Acting Associate Administrator Robin Richardson

Office of Homeland Security (OHS)

David Kling

Associate Adminstrator David J. Kling

Office of Policy (OP)

Shannon Kenny

Acting Associate Administrator Shannon Kenny

Office of Public Affairs (OPA)

George Hull

Acting Associate Administrator George Hull

Office of Public Engagement and Environmental Education (OPEEE)

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Key Staff in the Office of the Administrator

Acting Chief of Staff John Reeder

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Director of the Office of Administrative and

Executive Services Reginald E. Allen

Ruth Etzel

Director of the Office of Children's Health Protection 

Dr. Ruth A. Etzel, M.D., Ph.D.

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Acting Director of the Office of Civil Rights Lilian Dorka

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Director of the Office of the Executive Secretariat Brian Hope

Chris Zarba

Director of the Science Advisory Board

Staff Office Christopher Zarba

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Director of the Office of Small and Disadvantaged

Business Utilization Denise Benjamin-Sirmons

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