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498         U.S. GOVERNMENT MANUAL

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Office Of Special Counsel

  1. 1. OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL 497 Houston, TX; Kansas City, MO; Los Personnel Management, Washington, DC Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; New Orleans, 20415–0071. Phone, 202–606–2240. LA; New York, NY; Newark, NJ; Internet, www.opm.gov/procure/ Oklahoma City, OK; Philadelphia, PA; index.htm. Pittsburgh, PA; Portland, OR; St. Louis, Employment Information about Federal MO; San Antonio, TX; San Francisco, employment and current job openings is CA; Seattle, WA; and the Twin Cities available from USAJobs (phone, 478– (Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN). 757–3000; TTY, 478–744–2299; Federal Executive Associations or Internet, www.usajobs.opm.gov). Contact Councils have been locally organized in information for your local OPM office is approximately 65 other metropolitan available in the blue pages of the phone areas to perform functions similar to the book under U.S. Government, Office of Federal Executive Boards but on a lesser Personnel Management. For information scale of organization and activity. about employment opportunities within For further information, contact the Director for the Office of Personnel Management, Federal Executive Board Operations, Office of contact the Director of Human Personnel Management, Room 5524, 1900 E Street Resources. Phone, 202–606–2400. NW., Washington, DC 20415–0001. Phone, 202– Publications The Chief, Publications 606–1000. Services Division, can provide information about Federal personnel Sources of Information management publications. Phone, 202– Contracts For information, contact the 606–1822. Internet, http://apps.opm.gov/ Chief, Contracting Division, Office of publications. For further information, contact the Office of Communications, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20415–0001. Phone, 202–606–1800. TTY, 202–606–2532. Internet, www.opm.gov. OFFICE OF SPECIAL COUNSEL 1730 M Street NW., Suite 218, Washington, DC 20036–4505 Phone, 202–254–3600 or 800–872–9855. Fax, 202–653–5151. Internet, www.osc.gov. Special Counsel SCOTT J. BLOCH Deputy Special Counsel JAMES BYRNE Associate Special Counsel for Investigation LEONARD DRIBINSKY and Prosecution Division Director of Field Operations WILLIAM REUKAUF Outreach Director JAMES MITCHELL Associate Special Counsel for Legal Counsel ERIN M. MCDONNELL and Policy Division Director of Communications JAMES MITCHELL The Office of Special Counsel investigates allegations of certain activities prohibited by civil service laws, rules, or regulations and litigates before the Merit Systems Protection Board. Activities Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. 1101 note), which The Office of Special Counsel (OSC) was became effective on January 11, 1979, established on January 1, 1979, by enlarged its functions and powers. Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1978 (5 Pursuant to provisions of the U.S.C. app.). The Civil Service Reform Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 (5 dkrause on GSDDPC44 with DEFAULT VerDate Aug 31 2005 10:56 Sep 04, 2008 Jkt 214669 PO 00000 Frm 00507 Fmt 6997 Sfmt 6995 M:GOVMAN214669CXMAN08.083 APPS10 PsN: MAN08
  2. 2. 498 U.S. GOVERNMENT MANUAL U.S.C. 1211 et seq.), OSC functions as specific danger to public health or safety an independent investigative and may be disclosed without fear of prosecutorial agency within the retaliation and without disclosure of executive branch which litigates before identity, except with the employee’s the Merit Systems Protection Board. consent; and The primary role of OSC is to protect employees, former employees, and —enforce the provisions of the Hatch applicants for employment from Act and the Uniformed Services prohibited personnel practices, Employment and Reemployment Rights especially reprisal for whistleblowing. Its Act. basic areas of statutory responsibility are to do the following: Sources of Information —receive and investigate allegations of prohibited personnel practices and Field offices are located in Dallas, TX other activities prohibited by civil service (525 Griffin Street, Room 824, Box 103, law, rule, or regulation and, if Dallas, TX 75202. Phone, 214–747– warranted, initiating corrective or 1519. Fax, 214–767–2764); Oakland, disciplinary action; CA (1301 Clay Street, Suite 1220N, —provide a secure channel through Oakland, CA 94612–5217. Phone, 510– which information evidencing a violation 637–3460. Fax, 510–637–3474); and of any law, rule, or regulation, gross Detroit, MI (477 Michigan Avenue, Suite mismanagement, gross waste of funds, 2340, Detroit, MI 48226. Phone, 313- abuse of authority, or substantial and 226-4496. Fax, 313-226-5606). For further information, contact the Office of Special Counsel, 1730 M Street NW., Suite 218, Washington, DC 20036–4505. Phone, 202–254–3600 or 800–872–9855. Fax, 202–653–5151. Internet, www.osc.gov. OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION 1100 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20527 Phone, 202–336–8400. Fax, 202–336–7949. Internet, www.opic.gov. President and Chief Executive Officer ROBERT A. MOSBACHER, JR. Executive Vice President JOHN A. SIMON Vice President of External Affairs CHRISTOPHER COUGHLIN Vice President of Investment Policy CHRISTINE V. EMERY Vice President of Structured Finance ROBERT B. DRUMHELLER Vice President of Small and Medium Enterprise JAMES C. POLAN Finance Vice President of Insurance ROD MORRIS Vice President of Economic Development DANIEL A. NICHOLS Vice President of Investment Funds CYNTHIA HOSTETLER Vice President and General Counsel MARK A. GARFINKEL Vice President and Chief Financial Officer HOWARD L. BURRIS [For the Overseas Private Investment Corporation statement of organization, see the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 22, Chapter VII] The Overseas Private Investment Corporation is a self-sustaining Federal agency whose purpose is to promote economic growth in developing countries and emerging markets by encouraging U.S. private investment in those nations. dkrause on GSDDPC44 with DEFAULT VerDate Aug 31 2005 10:56 Sep 04, 2008 Jkt 214669 PO 00000 Frm 00508 Fmt 6997 Sfmt 6995 M:GOVMAN214669CXMAN08.084 APPS10 PsN: MAN08

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