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.
 

 


Our leadership
 

Title

Name

OHCS Director

Sean Clayton

Deputy Director

Hakeem Basheerud-Deen

Business Management Division

Title

Name

Business Management Division Director

Eric Myers

Quality Assurance and Accountability Division

Title

Name

Quality Assurance and Accountability Division Director

Christina Serrano

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

Derrick Allen

Workforce Strategy Branch Chief

Melvin Jones

Performance Culture and Learning Branch Chief

Jill Walther

Analytics/HRIT Branch Chief

Lynne Kartsakalis

Consulting Services Division

Title

Name

Consulting Services Division Director

Pamela Sellman

Consulting Branch Chief A

Nicole Taylor

Consulting Branch Chief B

Yvette L. Gray

Consulting Branch Chief C

Jeanette Gray-Watkis

Talent Acquisition Branch

Veronica Johnson

Looking for HR-related information and resources?

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