The Office of Civil Rights is the focal point for all civil rights, equal opportunity programs, and affirmative employment functions in the Department of the Interior.

Department of the Interior FY 2013 Annual EEO Program Report (MD 715) (Please contact the Office of Civil Rights for an accessible version of the 2013 MD - 715)

   John W. Burden

Deputy Director
Lola Hatcher-Capers

Senior Policy Advisor
Alvin Dillings

Senior Partnership Advisor
Mark Oliver

Senior Advisor for Appeals &

Vanessa G. Victor - 202-208-4016


Acting Chief,
Employee Complaints
& Adjudication Division

Tanisha Edmonds
- 202-208-4016

Chief, Public Civil Rights
Sloan Farrell - 202-208-3455

Chief, Compliance & Programs
Ophelia Anderson - 202-219-0805

Office of the Secretary
EEO Complaints Manager

Melba Vaughn - 202-208-3854

2014 Hispanic Heritage Month

TTY: 1-800-877-8339 (Federal Relay)

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued a final rule implementing the rules under the Notification and Federal Employee Anti-discrimination and Retaliation Act (the No FEAR Act), P.L. 107-174, regarding the posting of EEO complaint processing data.  Under the Act, Federal agencies must post on its public web site certain information pertaining to complaints of employment discrimination filed under 29 C.F.R. Part 1614.

Mission & Vision Statements

2011 Zero Tolerance Memo

DOI's CORE Plus Program Brochure

DOI Employee Emergency Information

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