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Office of Administration

Director: Cynthia Carpenter
Deputy Director:
Sharon Stewart-Clark

Provides centralized services in the areas of acquisitions, 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.

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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 Quarterly Performance Report. Manages and coordinates the execution of the office's budget and financial plan. Provides administrative and management support, including human resource management, 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, office space, 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.

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Associate 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: (Vacant)

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.

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Acquisition Management Division

Director: James Corbett
Deputy Director for Operations: Sheila Bumpass
Deputy Director for Policy and Systems: Eleni Jernell

Directs, coordinates, and performs acquisition functions related to contracts, interagency agreements (including Department of Energy Laboratory Agreements), purchase orders, grants, and financial assistance award for NRC, including contractor/agency/grantee selection, negotiation, administration, and closeout.   Provides advice and assistance to the NRC program officials relative to Federal procurement and agency regulations and methods of meeting program and mission objectives consistent with such requirements.  Provides oversight to ensure agencywide compliance with appropriate procedures and regulations in monitoring contracts, grants and interagency agreements, including for regional procurement activities.  Oversees agency acquisition workforce training and certification, purchase card, and strategic sourcing programs.  Develops policy and procedures and oversees agency practices to assure compliance with OMB and other Federal statutes, directives, and guidelines.  Provides the automated tools, techniques, processes, and data needed for the ongoing support of the agency’s acquisition program, including reporting to support informed, timely management decisionmaking.

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Sourcing, Systems and Policy Branch

Chief: Jill Daly

Develops, implements, administers, and monitors agencywide procurement policies and procedures, acquisition workforce training and certification, the purchase card program, and the strategic acquisition program including activities associated with the oversight and support to the agency’s portfolio councils.  This includes issuance of Agency acquisition policies, procedures, and guidance; local contract clauses, Management Directives, and NRC’s Acquisition Regulation (NRCAR).  The branch ensures the functional operation and maintenance of the Strategic Acquisition System (STAQS) including its interface and data transfer to the agency’s core financial system and  to other mandatory use systems such as the Federal Procurement Data System – Next Generation, the System for Award Management, and the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System.  The branch will also ensure functional operation and maintenance of the NRC Enterprise Acquisition Toolset (NEAT) and its data warehouse.  This branch also maintains and certify the quality of the STAQS acquisition and financial data used to perform the annual agency spend analysis and utilize the data to recommend agencywide strategic sourcing strategies and support the reporting needed by the agency and its offices to make informed and timely decisions.

Business Advisory Center

Chief: Romena Moy

Provides collaborative advice and assistance to the NRC program officials (i.e., Contracting Officer’s Representatives) relative to procurement regulations, requirements identification and definition, and methods of meeting program and mission objectives consistent with such requirements.  Provides liaison services between program officials and division staff to coordinate and align acquisition strategy and facilitate division organizational effectiveness and knowledge management activities.  Directs and coordinates customer and stakeholder outreach and customer service activities, proactively leveraging information from Advance Procurement Plans.  Initiates actions to improve program official knowledge of Acquisition Management Division services and their value.  Maintains the agency’s suite of templates used by Contracting Officer’s Representatives and Contract Specialists to ensure maximum usability and consistency across the Agency. Utilizes and analyzes customer feedback and makes recommendations for improving service.

Corporate Acquisition Branch

Chief: Joseph Widdup

Performs selection, negotiation, administration, and closeout of contracts, grants and interagency agreements primarily in support of agency information technology, human resources, facilities, corporate administrative services, and financial activities necessary to ensure that goods and services contracted for are delivered as required, on time, and in accordance with agreed upon terms and cost.  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.

Technical Acquisition Branch

Chief: Monique Williams

Performs selection, negotiation, administration, and closeout of contracts, grants and interagency agreements (including DOE Laboratory Agreements) primarily in support of agency confirmatory research, nuclear materials and safety programs, new reactor licensing activities, and agency reactor technical assistance activities necessary to ensure that goods and services contracted for are delivered as required, on time, and in accordance with agreed upon terms and cost.  Responsibilities also include conducting simplified acquisition process for purchase of supplies, equipment, and services in support of agency needs.

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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, the Unified Agenda, and 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, translation of technical reports 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.  Manages and provides multimedia communications services, including webstreaming, videoteleconferencing, videography, and photography.

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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 Congressional Review 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 and the Unified Agenda. Administers the NRC Announcement Program providing employee information. Develops, recommends, and administers policies and procedures for the NRC Management Directive (MD) Program. Provides translation services for technical reports.  Dockets comments on non-rulemaking Federal Register documents.  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.

Publications Branch

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.

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Division of Facilities and Security

Director: Timothy Pulliam
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.

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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.

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Page Last Reviewed/Updated Wednesday, July 02, 2014