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About the Office of Administration and Resources Management (OARM)

What We Do

The Office of Administration and Resources Management (OARM) provides national leadership, policy, and management of many essential support functions for the Agency, including human resources management, acquisition activities (contracts), grants management, and management and protection of EPA’s facilities and other critical assets nationwide.


Organization

Nanci Gelb, Assistant Administrator

Donna Vizian, Principal Deputy Assistant Administrator

Office of Policy and Resource Management (OPRM)

John Showman, Director

  • Phone: (202) 564-5341

Steve Blankenship, Deputy Director

  • Phone: (202) 564-6905

Office of the Federal Environmental Executive

Kate Brandt, Director

  • Phone: (202) 395-5750

The Office of Administration and Resources Management includes:

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Office of Diversity, Advisory Committee Management and Outreach

What We Do

ODAMCO has primary responsibility for the EPA’s diversity efforts and Advisory Committee Management Program.  ODACMO provides strategic leadership in furthering the EPA’s commitment to building a high performing organization that draws on the talents, experience and perspectives from all segments of society and the EPA workforce.  It also serves as the National Program Manager for the Agency’s Advisory Committee Management Program, providing efficient operation and oversight of the committees in accordance with governing statutory and administrative requirements.

Mail code: 1601M | EPA mailing addresses

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

ODAMCO Organization

Denise Benjamin-Sirmons, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-2294

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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 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

OHR Organization

Susan Kantrowitz, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4606

Angela Freeman, Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4606

The Office of Human Resources includes:

Labor and Employee Relations Division

  • Mitchell Berkenkemper, Director
    • Phone 202-564-7958

Program Management and Communications Division

  • Cheri' M. Hembrey, Director
    • Phone 202-564-6223

Human Capital Management Division

  • John Taylor, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-0948

Employee Development and Services Division

  • Noel Jamison, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-4606

Information Technology Division

  • Robert Senty, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-4606

Human Resources Policy Division

  • John Taylor, Acting Director
    • Phone: 202-564-0948

Executive Resources Division

  • Karen Higginbotham, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-4606

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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

Office of Administration Organization

Vaughn Noga, Acting Director

  • Phone: 202-564-8400

Tami Franklin, Acting Deputy Office Director

  • Phone: 202-564-8400

The Office of Administration includes:

Facilities Management and Services Division

  • Stacey Dey-Foy, Acting Director
    • Phone: 202-564-8400

Security Management Division

  • Kelly Glazier, Acting Director
    • Phone: 202-564-8400
  • Sharon Hamer, Acting Deputy Director
    • Phone: 202-564-8400

Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Division

  • Wes Carpenter, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-8400
  • Howard Wilson, Deputy Director
    • Phone: 202-564-8400

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Office of Acquisition Management (OAM)

What We Do

OAM 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 Management

Mail code: 3801R | EPA mailing addresses

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

OAM Organization

John Bashista, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-4310

The Office of Acquisition Management includes:

Cincinnati Procurement Operations Division

  • Cristina Thompson, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-4310

Headquarters Procurement Operations Division

  • Todd Hanson, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-4705

Superfund/RCRA Regional Procurement Operations Division

  • Raoul Scott, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-4310

RTP Procurement Operations Division

  • Tom O’Connell, Director
    • Phone: 919-541-3045

Policy, Training and Oversight Division

  • Tom Dussault, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-4310

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

OGD Organization

Howard Corcoran, Director

  • Phone: 202-564-5315

Denise Polk, Acting Deputy Director

  • Phone: 202-564-5306

The Office of Grants and Debarment includes:

Suspension and Debarment Division

  • Stacey Dey-Foy , Director
    • Phone: 202-564-1537

Grants and Interagency Agreements Management Division

  • Bruce Binder, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-5315

National Policy, Training and Compliance Division

  • Denise Polk, Director
    • Phone: 202-564-5315

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

Peter Johnson, Director

  • Phone: 919-541-2258

Mark McPherson, Chief of Staff

  • Phone: 919-541-3123

OARM – Research Triangle Park includes:

Facilities Management Support Division

  • Alex Montilla, Director
    • Phone: 919-541-2258

Information Resources Management Division

  • Chanya Harris, Director
    • Phone: 919-541-2258

Human Resources Management Division/RTP Human Resources Shared Service Center

  • Suzanne Roberts, Director
    • Phone: 919-541-2258

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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

OARM – Cincinnati Organization

Rick Carter, Director

  • Phone: 513-569-7910

Deputy Director- Vacant

OARM – Cincinnati includes:

Human Resources Management Division/Cincinnati Human Resources Shared
Service Center

  • Nancy Ciccarello, Acting Director
    • Phone: 513-569-7801

Las Vegas Human Resources Shared Service Center

  • Liz Engebretson, Acting Director
    • Phone: 702-798-2413

Information Resources Management Division

  • Vique Caro, Director
    • Phone: 513-569-7912

Facilities Management and Services Division

  • Richard Koch, Director
    • Phone: 513-569-7902

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