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Resource Management

The Resource Management Staff serves as subject matter expert on administrative management and technical issues for the OCRDI Director and staff.

Participates as the OCRDI representative at various APHIS meetings, conferences, work groups, and other assemblies to disseminate information on a variety of administrative management topics and assists with managerial and technical problem-solving.

Provides resource management leadership, guidance and assistance to OCRDI personnel regarding administrative regulations.

Directs and integrates activities necessary to prepare operating budgets, manage financial systems, coordinate development of budget justification statements, monitors OCRDI's expenditures of appropriated program funds, advises the Director and other key management officials on the program's status of funds, and initiates action to make administrative management adjustments required by program changes.

Prepares and manages the travel and cooperative agreements programs for the OCRDI.  Acts as the GovTrip expert and reviews and assists staff with travel advice and assistance.   

Performs human resources administration including initiating recruitment, training and development, special emphasis hiring, time and attendance, WebTA, and technical assistance on a variety of personnel matters.

Presents background information on issues, analysis and options for addressing program and resource management issues.

Prepares and manages administrative services, such as procurement and contracting, vendor, tuition, and sponsorship payments, space management, records management, telephones, property, equipment, and inventory. Conducts audits, reviews and analysis.


OCRDI Resource Management Contact List
Name Title Telephone Number Email Address
Kirby, Sophia Deputy Director (301) 851-4192 sophia.l.kirby@aphis.usda.gov
Stepe, Arletha Program/Management Analyst (301) 851-4187 arletha.k.stepe@aphis.usda.gov