About the Office of Human Capital Services

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Our organization

The Office of Human Capital Services (OHCS) offers essential leadership and consultation to make sure NOAA has the people and skills it needs to fulfill its mission — now and in the future.

OHCS is the lead human resource (HR) organization for NOAA and its principal point of contact with the Department of Commerce (DOC) Office of Human Resources Management. The Office reports to NOAA leadership, including the NOAA Deputy Under Secretary for Operations and the NOAA Administrator.

2022 OHCS Org Chart

Our leadership
 

Title

Name

OHCS Director

Hakeem Basheerud-Deen

Deputy Director

Vacant

Business Management Division

Title

Name

Business Management Division Director

Eric Myers

Quality Assurance and Accountability Division

Title

Name

Quality Assurance and Accountability Division Director

Pamela Sellman

Executive Resources Division

Title

Name

Executive Resources Division Director

James Triem

Workforce Relations Division

Title

Name

Workforce Relations Division Director

Renee Desrosiers

Work Life Branch Chief

Shannon Alfonso

Employee/Labor Relations Branch Chief

Christopher Wilder

Retirement Counseling Branch Chief

Lori Osborn

Human Capital Policy Division

Title

Name

Human Capital Policy Division Director

Susan Baker

Human Capital Strategy Division

Title

Name

Human Capital Strategy Division Director

Yvette Gray

Analytics/HRIT Branch Chief

Lynne Kartsakalis

Organizational Performance and Learning Division

Title

Name

Organizational Performance and Learning Division Director

Yvette Gray

Consulting Services Division

Title

Name

Consulting Services Division Director

Nicole Taylor

Consulting Branch Chief A

Paulette Holmes (Acting)

Consulting Branch Chief B

Alicia Sims-Reynolds (Acting)

Consulting Branch Chief C

Leslie Gray

Talent Acquisition Branch

Veronica Johnson

Looking for HR-related information and resources?

Visit the OHCS website offsite link for guidance, policy, materials, and more.