Office of the Administrator (OA)
The Administrator is FSIS' top official, with overall responsibility for all inspection and standard-setting activities. The Office of the Administrator (OA) oversees FSIS' major programs.
|Contact Information for OA
Phone, fax, and mailing addresses for key personnel within this program.
Mr. Alfred V. Almanza is the current FSIS Administrator.
Civil Rights Staff (CRS)
The Civil Rights Staff provides advice, guidance and assistance on the implementation, management and compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity programs. This office works to ensure fair and equal treatment to internal and external customers.
A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has responsibility for budget and financial management in FSIS. The CFO leads development of policies and financial reporting systems to support FSIS' public health objectives.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer is responsible for supporting food safety, public health, and food security requirements through development and implementation of information systems.
Office of International Coordination
This office enhances compliance of domestic and foreign-produced products with safety regulations and guidance. Part of that mission includes ensuring that criteria for measuring equivalence of a foreign food safety system will be more closely aligned with existing and emerging domestic food safety regulations and policies.
Internal Controls Staff (ICS)
The Internal Controls Staff has the delegated authority to conduct employee misconduct, OIG Hotline, and other investigations to detect and deter fraud, waste, abuse, or mismanagement within the Agency.
OA also houses the U.S. Office of the Codex Alimentarius Commission. This office serves as the U.S. contact point for the Codex Alimentarius Commission and its activities.