OIA Leadership & Teams

  • Keone Nakoa
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs
  • Position pending
    Director, Office of Insular Affairs

Office of Insular Affairs – Headquarters
U.S. Department of the Interior
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20240

Office of the Asst. Secretary (202) 208-4709
Office of the Director (202) 208-4736

Policy Division (202) 208-6816
Budget Division (202) 208-6971
Technical Assistance Division (202) 208-4707

Policy Team

Budget Team

Technical Assistance Team

  • Charlene Leizear – Director of Technical Assistance – charlene_leizear@ios.doi.gov
  • Tanya Harris Joshua – Deputy Director of Technical Assistance / OIA Communications Lead – tanya_joshua@ios.doi.gov
  • Weihao Jennifer Feng – Republic of the Marshall Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, and General TAP Grants, Maintenance Assistance Grants – weihao_feng@ios.doi.gov​
  • Hailey McCoy – American Samoa, Guam, and Palau TAP Grants, Brown Tree Snake Grants – hailey_mccoy@ios.doi.gov​
  • Merriam Porter – Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands & Federated States of Micronesia TAP Grants, TAP Reimbursable Agreements, Graduate School Contract, Coral Reefs and Natural Resources – merriam_porter@ios.doi.gov​

    Honolulu Field Office Team

    OIA Honolulu Office
    1132 Bishop Street, Suite 2104
    Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
    Phone (808) 525-5088

    OIA Field Representatives

    For more information about the DOI Leadership Team, click here.  


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