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.

 "Educate, Empower, Optimize"

   Sharon D. Eller

Deputy Director
Lola Hatcher-Capers

Senior Policy Advisor
Alvin Dillings

Senior Partnership Advisor
Mark Oliver


Team Lead, Employee Complaints & Adjudication Division
Tanisha Edmonds- 202-208-4016

Senior Advisor for Appeals & Compliance
Vanessa G. Victor - 202-208-6120

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 Federal Inter-Agency
Holocaust Remembrance Program

2014 Holocaust Poster

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

DOI FY2012 Annual EEO Program Report (MD 715)
2011 Zero Tolerance Memo from Salazar

DOI's CORE Plus Program Brochure

DOI Employee Emergency Information

OCR Newsletter - August 2013
FWS Diversity Digest - July 2013 - September 2013
Archived OCR Newsletters