The DOI Office of Restoration and Damage Assessment (ORDA) manages the Restoration Program, and currently consists of eighteen (18) direct FTEs. They are the Office Director and eight Program Office and budget staff, all located in its Washington, DC headquarters; and the Assistant Director for Restoration and eight Restoration Support specialists located in various field locations. The following organization chart goes beyond the small number of people in the Program Management Office and reflects the integrated management structure of the Program as a whole, with the inter-related components of six bureaus, the Office of the Solicitor, and the Office of Policy Analysis within the Office of the Secretary.
The Restoration Program reports to the Deputy Assistant Secretary – Policy and Environmental Management, under the Assistant Secretary - Policy, Management, and Budget (AS-PMB). There is also a “Restoration Executive Committee” representative at the assistant director level for BIA, BLM, BOR, FWS and NPS; and a Deputy Associate Solicitor. The Restoration Executive Committee is responsible for overseeing policy direction and approving allocation of resources.