Department of the Interior Chief Financial Officers

Pursuant to Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990 (Public Law 101-576), the Department of the Interior Bureau Chief Financial Officers work collaboratively to improve financial management in the Department of the Interior. The Bureau Chief Financial Officers advise and coordinate the activities of the Department of the Interior on such matters as consolidation and modernization of financial systems, improved quality of financial information, financial data and information standards, internal controls, legislation affecting financial operations and organizations, and any other financial management matter.


The Department of the Interior's Chief Financial Officers Council includes the following listed below.


Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Policy, Management, and Budget exercising the authority as the Assistant Secretary-Policy, Management, and Budget and Chief Financial Officer

     Joan Mooney 


The Department of Interior Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Chair of the Department of the Interior Chief Financial Officers Council

     Tonya R. Johnson-Simmons

     Associate Chief Financial Officer/Deputy Director of Audit and Internal Controls:  Naznin Rahman

     Associate Chief Financial Officer/Deputy Director of Financial Operations:  Jaime Rullan

     Chief of Staff: Cynthia Snooks-Key

     Senior Advisor: Clarence Smith


Bureau of Land Management 

     Chief Financial Officer: Barbara Eggers 

     Finance Officer:  Melissa Hutchinson 

     Assistant: Michael Berry


Bureau of Ocean Energy Management 

     Chief Financial Officer: Walter Cruickshank 

     Finance Officer: Jim Anderson 

     Assistants: Laverne Gailliard or Karla Cook


Bureau of Reclamation 

     Chief Financial Officer: Grayford Payne 

     Finance Officer: Heidi Morrow 

     Assistants: Lawanda Oates

     Dorothy Dillard


Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement 

     Chief Financial Officer: Scott Mabry 

     Finance Officer: Teresa Weaver 

     Assistants: Arecia Whitfield 

     Barbara Jeffcoat


Indian Affairs 

     Chief Financial Officer: Dylan Erickson 

     Finance Officer: Vacant


Interior Business Center 

     Chief Financial Officer: Matt Costello 

     Finance Officer: Wendell Bazemore 

     Assistant: Michelle Jones 


National Park Service 

     Chief Financial Officer: Lena McDowall 

     Comptroller:  Jessica Bowron 

     Finance Officer: Jennifer Greatorex 

     Assistant: Katelyn Liming 


Office of Surface Mining, Reclamation and Enforcement 

     Chief Financial Officer: Glenda Owens 

     Finance Officer: Georgene Thompson 

     Assistants: Patrick Braxton and Fred Cruise


Bureau of Trust Funds Administration 

     Chief Financial Officer: Margaret Williams 

     Finance Officer: Vacant 


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 

     Chief Financial Officer: Janine Velasco 

     Finance Officer: Michael Sciortino 

     Assistant: Shelly Senior


U.S. Geological Survey 

     Chief Financial Officer: James Anderton 

     Finance Officer: Pam Kutsko 

     Assistant: Karen Zackschewski

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