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ICNAA Member Agencies

SECRETARY'S INTRADEPARTMENTAL COUNCIL ON
NATIVE AMERICAN AFFAIRS
ICNAA MEMBERS AND LIAISONS
HHS Divisions

STAFF
DIVISION

Description

COUNCIL MEMBER

LIAISON

Immediate Office of the Secretary/
Chief of Staff
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.Sally Howard
Chief of Staff
Tim Gramholm
Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff
Immediate Office of the Secretary/
Office of Intergovernmental and External Affairs
(IEA)
IEA facilitates communication regarding HHS initiatives as they relate to state, local, and tribal governments.Paul Dioguardi
IEA Director
 
Assistant Secretary for Administration
(ASA)
ASA provides leadership for HHS departmental management, including human resource policy and departmental operations.Ned Holland
Assistant Secretary
Diane Stewart
Senior Leader, OFMP/ASA
Diane.Stewart@hhs.gov
Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources
(ASFR)
ASFR provides advice and guidance to the Secretary on budget, financial management, acquisition policy and support, grants management, and the small business programs and to provide for the direction and coordination of these activities throughout the Department.Ellen Murray
Assistant Secretary
Norris Cochran
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Norris.Cochran@hhs.gov
Assistant Secretary for Health
(ASH)
ASH serves as the Secretary's primary advisor on matters involving the nation's public health and the Public Health Service.Howard Koh
Assistant Secretary
Garth Graham
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health (Minority Health)
Garth.Graham@hhs.gov
Assistant Secretary for Legislation
(ASL)
ASL Serves as the primary link between the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and Congress.Jim Esquea
Assistant Secretary
Douglas Steiger
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Douglas.Steiger@hhs.gov
Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs
(ASPA)
ASPA serves as the Secretary's principal counsel on public affairs matters, provides centralized leadership and guidance for public affairs activities within the Department, and administers the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.Dori Salcido
Acting Assistant Secretary
Vacant
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs
 
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation
(ASPE)
ASPE is the principal advisor to the Secretary on policy development and is responsible for policy coordination, legislation development, strategic planning, policy research and evaluation, and economic analysisSherry Glied
Assistant Secretary
Donald Moulds
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary
Donald.Moulds@hhs.gov
Assistant Secretary for  Preparedness and Response
(ASPR)
ASPHEP serves as the Secretary's principal advisor on matters related to bioterrorism and other public health emergencies.Nicole Lurie
Assistant Secretary
Clare Helminiak
Deputy Director
Clare.helminiak@hhs.gov  
Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
(CFBNP)
The Partnership Center leads the department's efforts to build and support partnerships with faith-based and community organizations in order to better serve individuals, families and communities in need.Alexia Kelley
Director
Ari Schoenholtz
Special Assistant to the Director
Ari.schoenholtz@hhs.gov
Departmental Appeals Board
(DAB)
DAB provides prompt, fair, and impartial dispute resolution services to parties in many different kinds of disputes involving components of HHS.Constance B. Tobias
Chair
Karen Robinson
Special Assistant to Chair
Karen.robinson@hhs.gov  
Office for Civil Rights
(OCR)
 
OCR promotes and ensures that people have equal access to and opportunity to participate in and receive services in all HHS programs without facing unlawful discrimination.Georgina Verdugo
Director
Dylan DeKervor
Equal Opportunity Specialist
Dylan.deKervor@hhs.gov  
Office on Disability (OD)OD oversees the implementation and coordination of programs and policies that enhance the health and well-being of people with disabilities across all ages, races, and ethnicities.Henry Claypool DirectorRosaly Correa-de-Araujo Deputy Director Rosaly.correa@hhs.gov
Office of the General Counsel
(OGC)
OGC provides quality representation and legal advice on a wide range of highly visible national issues.William B. Schultz
General Counsel
Julia Pierce
Deputy Assistant General Counsel IHS
Julia.Pierce@ihs.gov  
Office of Global Health Administration
(OGHA)
OGHA represents the Department to the governments, other Federal Departments and agencies, international organizations and the private sector on international and refugee health issues.Nils Daulaire
Director
Craig Shapiro
Director, Office of the Americas
Craig.shapiro@hhs.gov  
Office of Health Reform
(OHR)
OHR will spearhead the department’s efforts to pass urgently needed health reform this year and coordinate closely with the White House Office of Health Reform. Mike Hash
Director
Mayra Alvarez
Director of Public Health Policy
Mayra.alvarez@hhs.gov
Office of the Inspector General
(OIG)
OIG protect the integrity of HHS programs, as well as the health and welfare of the beneficiaries of those programs.Daniel Levinson
Inspector General
Melinda Golub
General Attorney
Melinda.golub@oig.hhs.gov

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Content last reviewed on May 2, 2014