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- Office of Administration
- Program Management, Policy Development and Analysis Branch
- Directorate for Strategic Acquisition
- Directorate for Space Planning and Consolidation
- Division of Administrative Services
- Division of Contracts
- Division of Facilities and Security
Office of Administration
Director: Cynthia Carpenter
Deputy Director: Sharon Stewart
Provides centralized services in the areas of contracts, facilities and security, property management, and administrative services including rulemaking and agency directives support, transportation, parking, translations, audiovisual, food services, mail distribution, labor services, furniture, supplies, NUREG publications, graphics, and printing.
Program Management, Policy Development and Analysis Branch
Chief: Janis Dambly
Provides leadership and coordinates strategic and programmatic planning, resource forecasting and allocation, budgeting through the Planning, Budgeting, and Performance Management process and analysis of office performance through coordination of the operating plan. Manages and coordinates the execution of the office's budget and financial plan. Provides administrative and management support, including human resource management, training, information technology, systems analysis, and correspondence/action item control. Ensures compliance with office and agency standards and requirements. Ensures that appropriate quality standards are maintained for work initiated at the office level. Responsible for supporting and coordinating office human resource activities, knowledge management, Freedom of Information Act, internal and external training, office space, utilization of travel resources, correspondence control, and internal controls. Represents the office in intra-agency and inter-agency special projects in areas of responsibility and completes special projects assigned by office level management. Develops policies, standards, procedures and training, administers and executes all phases of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Safety and Occupational Health Program.
Directorate for Strategic Acquisition
Associate Director: Patrick Madden
Responsible for implementing, coordinating, and overseeing the agency's 21st Century Acquisition Program, which consists of the Strategic Acquisition and Financial Accounting and Integrated Management System (FAIMIS) Acquisition programs. Plans, develops, and evaluates agency policies and activities associated with strategic acquisition, and the integration of automated acquisition functionality and processes with the agency's core financial system.
Strategic Acquisition consists of implementing leading practices to align procurement planning and execution with budget formulation and execution activities utilizing a disciplined, structured, collaborative approach. Similar agency programmatic requirements will be consolidated to leverage the agency's buying power, and to streamline the ordering process during the budget execution year.
FAIMIS Acquisition will standardize, and centralize acquisition processes agencywide, and automate life-cycle procurement activities for commercial contracts, DOE Laboratory agreements, interagency agreements, financial assistance awards, and purchase card transactions within a single business application solution. Information regarding procurement activity and related financial events will be linked in a manner which facilitates end-to-end reporting, and supports informed, timely management decision-making.
Strategic Sourcing Implementation Branch
Chief: Rickie Seltzer
Responsible for implementing, coordinating, and overseeing the agency's 21st Century Acquisition Program. Plans, develops, and evaluates agency strategic acquisition policies, activities and initiatives.
Systems Development Branch
Chief: Ray Crouse
Provides direct information technology project management expertise to lead and support the implementation of the FAIMIS Acquisition module and its integration with the agency's core financial system. Ensures project completion in compliance with agency Project Management Methodology.
Acquisition Standardization Branch
Chief: Victoria Voytko
Provides acquisition functional expertise and management in support of the set up and implementation of the FAIMIS Acquisition module. Plans, develops, and evaluates agency acquisition processes, procedures and policies to leverage software capabilities that will enhance the effectiveness and efficiencies of the agency's acquisition program.
Directorate for Space Planning and Consolidation
Associate Director: James Schaeffer
Deputy Associate Director: Larry Sotomayor
Responsible for implementing, coordinating, and overseeing the agency strategic space planning, property management, and space consolidation programs. Plans, develops, and evaluates agency space planning, construction and consolidation policies, and activities.
Space Design Branch
Chief: James Heck
Establishes and implements policies, standards, and procedures for NRC-wide space planning, design, construction, and utilization, including direct support to regional offices.
Property and Labor Services Branch
Chief: Rodney Jarvis
Develops and administers the agency's property management program, including records and inventory, and redistribution and disposal. Ensures compliance with Federal property management policies and regulations. Conducts periodic inventories of NRC property and property exceeding established purchase thresholds. Manages the NRC warehouse operations.
Headquarters Consolidation Branch
Chief: Dennis Egan
Coordinates NRC interaction with General Services Administration (GSA), other Federal and State agencies and local governments concerning construction of Three White Flint North and consolidation activities.
Division of Administrative Services
Director: David Meyer
Deputy Director: Sandra Schoenmann
Provides advice and assistance regarding NRC regulations and procedures for filing petitions for rulemaking, reviews draft and final rules, policy statements, prepares the Regulatory Agenda, prepares the Rulemaking Activity Plan, administers NRC's Management Directives (MD) System, provides technical editing and writing support, provides centralized employee services in the areas of supply management, parking, transit subsidies, and event support. Directs and implements transportation activities for headquarters operations and provides guidance to regional offices regarding transportation policies and regulations. Manages and provides agencywide printing, publishing, reproduction, mail, and distribution services.
Rules, Announcements, and Directives Branch
Chief: Cindy Bladey
Develops, recommends, and administers policies and procedures for review and publication of all NRC regulations. Ensures that NRC regulations comply with the Regulatory Flexibility Act, the Presidential Memorandum dated June 1, 1998, "Plain Language in Government Writing," and publication requirements of the Federal Register Act at 1 CFR. Writes and assists the technical staff in writing NRC regulations and Federal Register Documents. Manages the NRC program for petitions for rulemaking (PRMs), including drafting notices of receipt and reviewing notices to grant or deny PRMs. Publishes the NRC Regulatory Agenda and the NRC Regulations Handbook and prepares the Rulemaking Activity Plan. Administers the NRC Announcement Program providing employee information. Develops, recommends, and administers policies and procedures for the NRC Management Directive (MD) Program. Writes, edits, and publishes MDs. Ensures the readability, format consistency, and accessibility of MDs as an agencywide system. Works with staff members from all offices, agencywide, to write and issue MDs and develop and monitor milestone schedules for MDs being developed or revised.
Administrative Services Center
Chief: Deborah Neff
Develops, recommends and administers policies, standards, procedures, guidelines, and contracts for a variety of administrative support services, to include transportation, parking, transit subsidies, fleet management, special-event planning, offsite meeting facilities and NRC conference room and video teleconference room scheduling, safety apparel purchases and issuing dosimetry badges, food services, day care, contract secretarial support, general supply operations, mail management and security, and courier services. Also provides executive support services to the Commission.
Multimedia Communications Branch
Chief: Kala Shankar
Develops, recommends and administers policies, standards, procedures, guidelines, and contracts for comprehensive centralized multimedia services including media streaming, audio and video production, video teleconferencing setup and operations, photographic services, digital signage, and other existing or emerging electronic communications.
Chief: Kimberly Ferrell
Develops, recommends, and administers policies, procedures, and contracts for the agency's comprehensive centralized publishing program. This program includes technical editing, graphics, print procurement, in-house reproduction, NUREG publication, copiers, and agencywide branding standards. Represents the NRC with the U.S. Government Printing Office. Publishes and disseminates agency information through CD and DVD creation, eBook creation, document distribution and mailing list maintenance, and maintenance of an electronic and paper inventory of NUREGs and other agency documents.
Division of Contracts
Director: James Corbett
Deputy Director: Sheila Bumpass
Develops and implements agencywide contracting policies and procedures, directs and coordinates contracting, simplified acquisition, grant and financial assistance activities for NRC, including contractor/grantee selection, negotiation, administration, and closeout, provides advice and assistance to the NRC program officials relative to procurement regulations, requirements and methods of meeting program objectives consistent with such requirements. Provides oversight for regional procurement activities. Develops and administers overall agency guidance for contracting activities with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories and other agencies. Provides oversight to ensure that appropriate procedures are followed in placing and monitoring DOE laboratory agreements and agreements with other agencies. Oversees acquisition training and certification and acquisition career development programs. Oversees the NRC Purchase Card Program. Develops policy and procedures and oversees agency practices to assure compliance with the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76 and the Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act.
Information, Management and Technology Branch
Chief: Joseph Widdup
Performs negotiation, administration, and closeout of contracts and inter-agency actions primarily in support of agency information technology and nuclear materials safety and safeguards activities necessary to ensure that goods and services contracted for are delivered on time and in accordance with agreed-upon costs. Responsibilities also include conducting simplified acquisition process for purchase of supplies, equipment, and services in support of agency needs.
Research, Resources and Grants Branch
Performs negotiation, administration, and closeout of contracts and inter-agency actions primarily in support of confirmatory research, human resources and financial activities necessary to ensure that goods and services contracted for are delivered on time and in accordance with agreed-upon costs. Awards grants and cooperative agreements in support of the NRC Educational Grants Program-Curricula Development, Minority Serving Institutions Program, Nuclear Education Program and the Outreach and Compliance Coordination Program. Responsibilities also include conducting simplified acquisition process for purchase of supplies, equipment, and services in support of agency needs.
Materials, Security and Administration Branch
Chief: Stephen Pool
Performs negotiation, administration, and closeout of contracts and inter-agency agreements primarily in support of nuclear materials and safety programs and corporate administrative services activities necessary to ensure that goods and services contracted for are delivered on time and in accordance with agreed-upon costs. Responsibilities also include conducting simplified acquisition process for purchase of supplies, equipment, and services in support of agency needs.
Reactors, Safety and Licensing Branch
Chief: Donald King
Performs negotiation, administration, and closeout of contracts and inter-agency actions primarily in support of new reactors licensing activities, agency reactor technical assistance and other regional office activities, to ensure that goods and services contracted for are delivered on time and in accordance with agreed-upon costs. Responsibilities also include conducting simplified acquisition process for purchase of supplies, equipment, and services in support of agency needs.
Division of Facilities and Security
Director: Mary Jane Ross-Lee
Deputy Director: Andrew Pretzello
Establishes policy and plans and directs the agency's building management and facilities and personnel security programs. Provides overall direction and project management for operation and maintenance of NRC headquarters buildings, and provides direct support to regional offices on facility-related matters, as requested. Provides senior level advice for agency emergency occupancy planning activities, including coordination of, and assisting in, implementation of facility occupant emergency plans and identification of strategies to protect personnel and facilities in response to changing threat levels or actual incidents. Coordinates NRC interaction with GSA, other Federal and State agencies and local governments concerning building management and security programs. Included are responsibilities for (1) physically protecting NRC facilities, (2) ensuring the safeguarding of classified and sensitive unclassified information at NRC and NRC contractor facilities, (3) managing the personnel security program, and (4) administering NRC's drug testing program.
Facilities Management Branch
Chief: Bahman Rowhani
Provides and coordinates support services for NRC headquarters buildings including building operations, maintenance and custodial services. Operates, manages, and administers NRC headquarters buildings under the terms established by the GSA delegation program.
Personnel Security Branch
Chief: Valerie Kerben
Administers the NRC security program for personnel security. Manages the personnel security program (including building access, information technology access, access to safeguards information, and security clearances). Administers NRC's drug testing program.
Facilities Security Branch
Chief: Daniel Cardenas
Administers the NRC security program for physical security. Responsible for physically protecting NRC facilities, ensuring the safeguarding of classified and sensitive unclassified information at NRC and NRC contractor facilities, coordination with other law enforcement agencies on related matters, and implementing the reactor licensee criminal history program.