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Agency Deputy Ethics Counselors and Ethics Coordinators

Revised August 24, 2016


Office of the Secretary (OS) Agency StaffDiv Deputy Ethics Counselors (DECs) Ethics Coordinators (ECs)
Immediate Office of the Secretary (DS) (ES)(IOS) (ASL) (ASPA) (CFBNP) (IEA) (ORD) Office of Health Reform (OHR) Elizabeth J. Fischmann
Designated Agency Ethics Official (DAEO)
Associate General Counsel
Room 710E, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-690-7258; FAX 202-690-5452
Mary McPhail
Acting Deputy Associate General Counsel
Room 711E, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-690-7258; FAX 202-690-5452
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources (ASFR)(includes OSDBU) John P. Gentile
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary-Operations
Room 510-G, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-690-7512; FAX 202-690-6902
Melissa Peachey
Ethics Coordinator
Room 529-G.15, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-690-8554; FAX 202-690-6902
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Lisa A. Lewis
Deputy National Coordinator for Operations/Chief Operating Officer
Room 6007A (Mail 7033A) Switzer Building
330 C Street, SW, Washington, DC 20201
202-205-4105; FAX 202- 260-1276
Robert Schafer
Ethics Advice Attorney and Ethics Coordinator
Office of the General Counsel (OGC), Ethics Division
Room 700E.3, Humphrey Building
200 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-690-7258; FAX 202-690-5452

Chartése D. Day
Chief Ethics Officer
Room 6006B, Switzer Building
330 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-205-8094 ; FAX 202-205-8795

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) Laina M. Bush
Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Science and Data Policy (ADAS)
Office of Science and Data Policy
Room 434E, Humphrey Building
200 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-260-7329;FAX 202-690-5882

Kevin Cramer
Director, Office of Planning & Policy Support
Room 443F.16, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20201
(202) 690-5555; FAX (202) 690-8252

Beverly Ellis
Administrative Program Specialist
Room 443F.14, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-260-0398; FAX 202-690-8252

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration (ASA) (Includes OHR; Human Resource Centers; PSC; OCIO; and OSSI) Christine M. “Chris” Major
Principal Deputy
Room 309F, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-690-7431
Raimund P. “RJ” Stieger
Management Analyst
Room 309F, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20201
202- 205-3623
Office of Global Affairs (OGA) Captain Mitchell I. Wolfe, USPHS
Deputy Assistant Secretary
Room 639H, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-690-6174; FAX 202-690-7127
Carmen-Rosa Torres
Overseas Support Officer
Room 2008, Switzer Building
330 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-260-1842;  FAX 202-260-0396
Departmental Appeals Board (DAB) Constance B. Tobias, Chair
Departmental Appeals Board
Room G-644, MS 6127
330 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-565-0114; FAX 202-565-0224
Tony Tran
Attorney-Advisor, Immediate Office of the Chair
Room G-644, MS 6127
330 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20201
(202) 565-0110; FAX 202-565-0224
Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Steve D. Novy
Deputy Director, Planning and Business Administration Management
Room 509 F4, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-619-3339; Fax: 202-619-3437
Harold Henderson
Chief Executive Secretariat
Room 597E, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-205-2290; Fax: 202-619-3818
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)

Ben Goldhaber
Chief Operating Officer
Room 639D, Humphrey Bldg. 
200 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC  20201
202-205-4958; FAX 202-690-6512

Gary Lindbergh, Chief, Ethics Branch
Division of Workforce Development
O'Neill Federal Bldg., FL1 - Room 13D08
PHONE & FAX 202-205-5818

Elizabeth Reyes, Program Analyst to EC
ASPR Support to (AMCG, BARDA)
O'Neill Federal Bldg., FL1 - Room - 12B10
PHONE & FAX 202-205-4679

Karen Coates, Program Analyst to EC
ASPR Support to (COO, NBSB)
O'Neill Federal Bldg., FL1 - Room 12A10
PHONE & FAX 202-205-2923

Andrewnette Martin, Program Analyst to EC
ASPR Support to (NDMS SGEs, OPP, OFPA)
O'Neill Federal Bldg., FL1 - Room - 12A11;
PHONE & FAX 202-205-8265

Yvette Simpson, Program Analyst to EC
ASPR Support to (OEM, NDMS RGEs)
O'Neill Federal Bldg., FL1 - Room - 12B11
PHONE & FAX 202-692-4771

Office of the General Counsel (OGC) Elizabeth J. Fischmann
DAEO
Associate General Counsel
Room 710E, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-690-7258; FAX 202-690-5452
Mary McPhail
Acting Deputy Associate General Counsel
Room 711E, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-690-7258; FAX 202-690-5452
Office of Inspector General (OIG) Gregory E. Demske
Chief Counsel to IG
Room 5527, Cohen Bldg.
330 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-205-0568; FAX 202-401-3197
Dawn L. Wathen
Senior Human Resources Specialist
Office of Management and Policy/Human Capital
Room 5460-B, Cohen Bldg., 330 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-205-2329; FAX: 202-619-1487
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH)(formerly OPHS) and The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (PCSBI) A. Michon Kretschmaier
Executive Officer, OASH
Room 716G, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20201
202-205-0677; FAX 202-690-7425
Bennett McClure
Ethics Specialist
Room 729G.6, Humphrey Bldg.200 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20201
202- 260-2861; FAX 202-690-7425
Office of Medicare Hearings & Appeals (OMHA) Jason M. Green
Chief Advisor
5201 Leesburg Pike, Suite 1300
Falls Church, VA 22041
571-777-2723; FAX 703-308-0222
Darlene P. Cosby
Program Analyst
5201 Leesburg Pike, Suite 1300
Falls Church, VA 22041
571-777-2717

Agency/OPDIV Deputy Ethics Counselor Ethics Coordinators
Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Amanda E. Barlow
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration (DASA)
Room 3103, Mary Switzer Bldg.
330 C St. SW, MS 3127
Washington, DC 20201
202-401-5009
Donnell Savage
Ethics Officer
Room 3104, Mary Switzer Bldg.
330 C Street SW, MS 3127
Washington, DC 20447
202-401-4797
Administration for Community Living (ACL) includes the Administration on Aging (AoA),  Office on Disability (OD), and the Administration for Developmental Disabilities Edwin L. Walker
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging with the Administration on Aging (AoA)
Mary Switzer Building
330 C Street, SW
Suite 1129
Washington, DC 20201
202-795-7463; FAX 202-205-0405
Gregory Pugh
Deputy Chief of Staff
Mary Switzer Building
330 C Street, SW
Suite 1142
Washington, DC  20201
202-795-7422; FAX 202-205-0405
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Bruce Immerman
Director, Administrative Services/OMS
Room 07N07 / Mail Stop: 07N14A
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
301-427-1794; FAX 301-427-1462
Meredith J. Hauptmann
Management Analyst, OMS
Room 07N06C / Mail Stop: 07N14A
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
301-427-1738; FAX 301-427-1462
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) includes Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Dia M. Taylor
Chief Human Capital and Resources Officer
Rm. 1006, Koger Center, Vanderbilt Building, Mail Stop K-06
2939 Flowers Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30341
770-488-4538; FAX 770-488-1943
Carolyne K. St.Louis
Director, Ethics and Compliance Activity Office
Rm. 1704, Koger Center, Williams Building, Mail Stop F23
4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341
770-488-8970; FAX 770-488-8980
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Elisabeth A. Handley
Director, Office of Human Capital
7500 Security Blvd., Room C5-24-27 (Mail Stop C5-24-04)
Baltimore, MD 21244-1850
410-786-6885; FAX 410-786-7585
Joseph L. Dion
Lead Ethics Program Administrator
Room C5-17-13 (Mail Stop C5-17-16)
7500 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21244-1850
410-786-8022; FAX 410-786-6993
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Walter S. Harris
Deputy Commissioner for Operations
WO-1, Room 2307, White Oak Campus,
Building One
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993
301-796-4770; FAX 301-847-3532
James (Jim) M. Sigg
Acting Deputy Commissioner for Operations
Bldg. 2,  Room 3305B, White Oak Campus
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
240-402-8166, FAX 301-595-1310
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Wendy B. Ponton
Chief Operating Officer
Room 13W17, Parklawn Building
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
301-443-4244; FAX 301-594-1234
Celeste Buchanan
Division of Human Resources Management
Workforce Relations Branch
Room 14C-20, Parklawn Bldg.
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
301-443-5273; FAX 301-443-5230
Indian Health Service (IHS) Robert G. McSwain
Principal Deputy Director
Mail Stop: Office of the Director - 08E53
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857
301-443-1083; FAX 301-480-2991
Lori Commins
Director, Div. of Personnel Security & Ethics
Mail Stop: 11E53A
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD  20857
301-443-4137/5113; FAX 301-443-0002
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
(For a roster of the DECs and ECs of the Institutes and Centers at NIH go to https://ethics.od.nih.gov/contacts.html)
Lawrence A. Tabak, D.D.S., Ph.D.
NIH Deputy Director
Room 126, Bldg. 1
1 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
301-496-2433; FAX 301-402-2700
Holli Beckerman Jaffe, JD
Director, NIH Ethics Office
Room BE-21, Bldg. 2, MSC 0201
2 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-0201
301-402-6628; FAX 301-480-2281
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Michael E. Etzinger
Director, Office of Management, Technology, and Operations
1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 7-1073
Rockville, MD 20857
240-276-2230; FAX 240-276-1387
Kevin Foehrkolb
Management Analyst
Room 3-1035
1 Choke Cherry Road
Rockville, MD 20857
240-276-1125; FAX 240-276-1150

Designated Agency Ethics Official
Elizabeth J. Fischmann
Room 710E, Humphrey Bldg.
200 Independence Ave., SW
Washington, DC 20201

Phone: 202-690-7258
FAX: 202-690-5452

If there are any problems with the contents of this web page, contact Wayne L. Johnson, Ethics Division, at 202-260-1807 or wayne.johnson@hhs.gov.


Content created by General Counsel
Content last reviewed on August 24, 2016