In accordance with 41 CFR 102-74,405 and 310 DM 13, the use of alcoholic beverages in DOI occupied or controlled facilities is allowed only if a prior written exemption by the Secretary or his/her designee has been granted. The Director of the Office of Facilities and Administrative Services (OFAS) or his/her designee is the authorizing official for the Main and South Interior Buildings (MIB/SIB) in Washington, DC. The authorizing official in other locations is the respective Bureau/Office head or his/her designee.

Submitting a Request for MIB/SIB

An alcohol waiver approval form (Authorization to Serve Alcoholic Beverages in the MIB/SIB Complex) must be completed and sent to the Administrative Services Division, Conference and Special Events Office, for processing. Completed request forms may be sent via inter-office mail to Mail Stop-1420; email; or fax to the individuals listed below. Please note that prior written approval is required and a copy of the approved waiver is needed by the requesting bureau or office official to bring alcohol into the MIB/SIB Buildings.


If you need assistance, please contact the OFAS Service Desk at (202) 208-2222 or one of the individuals below:

Leslie Harmon
Phone: (202) 208-4412
Fax: (202) 208-6141
Mariane Gately (Authorizing Official)
Phone: (202) 208-7204
Fax: (202) 208-6141
Greg Bennett (Authorizing Official)
Phone: (202) 513-0831