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Office of Human Capital

Elisabeth A. Handley, Director
Scott Giberson, Deputy Director

Business Operations Staff

Wynethea Walker - Director

Workforce Management Group

Johnalyn Lyles - Acting Director; Kathy Oh, Acting Deputy Director
Division of Workforce Compliance - Jerry Clark, Director; Donna O'Dowd, Deputy Director
Division of Performance and Organizational Programs - Michael Barron, Director
Division of Ethics Management - Joe Dion, Director

Employee Services Group

David Magnotta, Acting Director; Vacant, Deputy Director
Division of Talent Development - Deborah Gadsden, Director
CMS Leadership Institute Branch - Jim Peterson, Branch Chief
Instructional Technology Branch - Ken Williams, Branch Chief
Acquisition Training Branch - Famane Brown, Branch Chief
Division of Facilities and Space Management - Jodi Gram, Director; Reginald Jackson, Deputy Director
Division of Internal Communications and Engagement - Regina Fletcher, Director

Talent Acquisition and Benefits Group

Lonni Giroux, Acting Director; Connie Jodon, Deputy Director
Division of Global Hiring and Outreach - TaRhonda Harrison, Director; Vacant, Deputy Director
Division of Classification and Support and Analysis - Melissa Fraczkowski, Director; Stephanie Culver, Deputy Director
Division of Staffing - Shakia Ward, Director
Staffing Branch A - Adrienne Jackson-Smith, Branch Chief
Staffing Branch B - Charlene Scott, Branch Chief
Staffing Branch C - Erin Mangle, Branch Chief
Division of Pay and Benefits - Toshiba Brown, Director
Payroll Operations Branch - Veronica Williams-Johnson, Branch Chief
Benefits Branch - Mark Stewart, Branch Chief

Human Capital Strategy and Systems Group

Jon Donnelly - Director
Division of Human Capital Systems and Reporting - Carla Jones, Acting Director
Division of Human Capital Evaluation and Planning - Kathy Branch, Director

Functional Statement

  • Provides oversight of collective bargaining agreements and provision of advisory services to CMS managers. Conducts negotiations on behalf of management and/or advises management on the conduct of labor-management negotiations. Coordinates and develops CMS-wide policy regarding the development, implementation, and evaluation of labor relations' activities.
  • Provides managers and senior Agency officials in accordance with Federal Service Labor-Management Relations statue(s), and Master Labor Agreement (MLA) with advice and assistance on activities associated with labor management relations, including but not limited to bargaining unit status determinations, unfair labor practices, negotiability issues, workplace changes affecting bargaining unit employees, and case work associated with labor relations activities (e.g., grievances).
  • Administers plans, develops, directs, coordinates and evaluates Agency-wide management programs, performance management, delegations of authority, position management, and commercial services management. Ensures program operations are compliant with federal regulations and Departmental requirements and guidance, and develops and implements guidance and educational tools to support successful administration of these programs.
  • Provides advice and guidance to the CMS Deputy Ethics Counselor (DEC) concerning all issues that must be considered by the DEC. Develops and coordinates the policies and procedures necessary to implement the CMS Ethics Program.
  • Provides leadership for the development and implementation of CMS Leadership and Management Development Program. Coordinates management development activities with the Leadership Development and Recognition Board.
  • Manages and oversees CMS learning management systems and coordinates with DHHS on department-wide courses.
  • Administers CMS' special hiring authorities, diversity hiring initiatives, and recruitment and retention programs, including negotiating base salary and any appropriate special hiring incentives.
  • Collects, analyzes and coordinates strategic planning data for use by CMS for recruitment purposes. Uses data to focus recruitment efforts.

OHC Lines of Business and Contact Information [PDF, 1MB]  

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