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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
Services Division, can provide
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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,
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
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
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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
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.
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