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ORR Staff Directory

Published: November 6, 2014

Office of the Director | Division of Anti-Trafficking in Persons | Division of Policy | Division of Refugee Assistance | Division of Refugee Health | Division of Refugee Services | Unaccompanied Alien Children's UAC Services Program | Unaccompanied Refugee Minors URM Program | Fax Machine Locations in ORR | ORR Mailing Address | Media Inquiries | Parent Hotline/Linea directa de los padres para los niños

OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR

Tota, Ken
Acting Director 
202.401.9246 kenneth.tota@acf.hhs.gov
Swartz, Tricia
Associate Deputy Director
202.401.5145 tricia.swartz@acf.hhs.gov
Kelley, Dr. Elaine
Associate Director for Child Welfare
202.205.4792 elaine.kelley@acf.hhs.gov
Simmons, Joann
Director for Budget and Data Analysis (BDA)
202.401.5409 joann.simmons@acf.hhs.gov
Wolff, Kate
Chief of Staff
202.401.4777 kate.wolff@hhs.gov
Bryant.Bashioum, Margie 202.401.1554 margaret.bryantbashioum@acf.hhs.gov
Coleman, Glenda (BDA) 202.401.5454 glenda.coleman@acf.hhs.gov
Crowder.Hamilton, Darlene 202.205.0073 darlene.crowder@acf.hhs.gov
Earles, Anna (BDA) 202.401.4581 anna.earles@acf.hhs.gov
Fischer, Mariestella 202.401.9217 mariestella.fischer@acf.hhs.gov
Hall, Wanda (BDA) 202.401.4646 wanda.hall@acf.hhs.gov
Heng, Chhiv 202.401.5408 chhiv.heng@acf.hhs.gov
Kramar, Iulia (BDA) 202.401.5686 iulia.kramar@acf.hhs.gov
Lombard, Paul 301.692.0613 paul.lombard@acf.hhs.gov
Mai, Dinh (BDA) 202.401.5372 dinh.mai@acf.hhs.gov
Papanicolas, Koula (BDA) 202.401.0927 koula.papanicolas@acf.hhs.gov
Raffonelli, Lisa 202.401.4859 lisa.raffonelli@acf.hhs.gov
Russell, Elizabeth 202.401.4845 elizabeth.russell@acf.hhs.gov
Taylor, Joyce 202.401.4793 joyce.taylor@acf.hhs.gov


DIVISION OF ANTI-TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS

Wynne, Maggie
Director
202.401.4664 maggie.wynne@acf.hhs.gov
Cooper, Kate 202.205.4554 kate.cooper@acf.hhs.gov
Gregg, Laura 202.401.4849 laura.gregg@acf.hhs.gov
Harris, Sherri 202.401.5667 Sherri.Harris@acf.hhs.gov
Keenan-Guerra, Flavia 202.401.9303 Flavia.Keenan-Guerra@acf.hhs.gov
Miller, Bridget (Maher) 202.205.5901 bridget.miller@acf.hhs.gov
Parr, Sarah 202.401.4861 Sarah.Parr@acf.hhs.gov


DIVISION OF POLICY

Bena, Anna Marie
Director
202.260.6165 annamarie.bena@acf.hhs.gov
Biswas, Toby 202.205.4440 toby.biswas@acf.hhs.gov
Gray, Marianne (Skelly) 202.260.6626 marianne.gray@acf.hhs.gov
Morgan, Erica 202.401.5318 erica.morgan@acf.hhs.gov
Pabst, Thomas 202.401.5398 thomas.pabst@acf.hhs.gov
Schipper, Julia TBD julia.schipper@acf.hhs.gov
Schmalz, Jennifer  202.401.5364 jennifer.schmalz@acf.hhs.gov
Sohn, Elizabeth 202.260.6829 elizabeth.sohn@acf.hhs.gov
Theiler, Patricia 202.401.5366 patricia.theiler@acf.hhs.gov


DIVISION OF REFUGEE ASSISTANCE

Rubenstein, Carl
Acting Director
202.205.5933 carl.rubenstein@acf.hhs.gov
Debelnogich, Goran 202.260.7143 goran.debelnogich@acf.hhs.gov
Peters, Sharnice 202.401.4046 sharnice.peters@acf.hhs.gov


ORR Regional Representation 

ACF Region 1 (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT); and NY
Munro, Julie 617.565.3671 julie.munro@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Region 3 (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV); and NJ
Rugaba, Pierrot 202.401.6891 pierrot.rugaba@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Region 4 (AL, GA, FL, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN)
Hurt, Faith 404.562.2847 faith.hurt@acf.hhs.gov
McDonald, Yvette 404.562.2861 yvette.mcdonald@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Region 5 (IN, IL, MI, MN, OH, WI)
Allgood-Foster, Chandra 312.886.9539 chandra.allgoodfoster@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Region 6 (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX)
Colon, Ramon 214.767.2977 ramon.colon@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Region 7 (IA, KS, NE, MO)
Hagos, Rezene 202.205.8051 rezene.hagos@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Region 8 (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY)
Daniels Scriven, Dee 303.844.1147 dee.danielsscriven@acf.hhs.gov
Young, Adrienne 303.844.1182 adrienne.young@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Region 9 (AZ, CA, HI, NV)
Pianko, Patricia 415.437.8462 patricia.pianko@acf.hhs.gov
ACF Region 10 (AK, ID, OR, WA)
Belay, Makda 202.401.5087 makda.belay@acf.hhs.gov


DIVISION OF REFUGEE HEALTH

Kim, Curi
Director
202.401.5585 curi.kim@acf.hhs.gov
Kelly, Tim 202.260.7614 tim.kelly@acf.hhs.gov
McManus, Meagan 202.205.9490 meagan.mcmanus@acf.hhs.gov
Yang, See 202.401.4579 see.yang@acf.hhs.gov


DIVISION OF REFUGEE SERVICES

Munia, Ron
Director
202.401.4559 ronald.munia@acf.hhs.gov
Cheema, Zahra 202.401.5676 zahra.cheema@acf.hhs.gov
Embaye, Belay 202.401.4978 belay.embaye@acf.hhs.gov
Foster, Ryan 202.260.6949 ryan.foster@acf.hhs.gov
Giossi, Tom 202.401.5720 thomas.giossi@acf.hhs.gov
Rue, Sara 202.401.5021 sara.rue@acf.hhs.gov
Vu, Yimeem 202.401.4825 yimeem.vu@acf.hhs.gov
Zehra, Tazeen 202.401.5041 tazeen.zehra@acf.hhs.gov


DIVISION OF CHILDREN'S SERVICES

Unaccompanied Children's Services Program

Administration

Swartz, Tricia
Associate Deputy Director
202.401.5145 tricia.swartz@acf.hhs.gov
Sualog, Jallyn
Director
202.401.4997 jallyn.sualog@acf.hhs.gov 
Brooks, Teresa 202.631.3775 teresa.brooks@acf.hhs.gov 
De La Cruz, Jim 202.690.8477 james.delacruz@acf.hhs.gov
Fink, David 202.401.5103 david.fink@acf.hhs.gov
Gonzalez, Jose 202.631.3777 jose.gonzalez@acf.hhs.gov
Melvin, Jacqueline 202.401.5709 jacqueline.depuy@acf.hhs.gov
Velasquez, Ivonne 202.281.9535 ivonne.velazquez@acf.hhs.gov
Viola, Sarah 202.401.4832 sarah.viola@acf.hhs.gov
Volovar, Jill 202.495.8684 jill.volovar@acf.hhs.gov


Program Support

Becker, Jordan 202.260.5607 jordan.becker@acf.hhs.gov
Belay, Olympia 202.401.5615 olympia.belay@acf.hhs.gov
Gannon, Reid 202.401.5294 reid.gannon@acf.hhs.gov
Herboldsheimer, Shannon 202.205.5464 shannon.herboldsheimer@acf.hhs.gov
Kchao, Virak 202.401.5672 virak.kchao@acf.hhs.gov
Kent, Martinez 202.401.5087 martinez.kent@acf.hhs.gov
Matthews, Juanita 202.401.4873 juanita.matthews@acf.hhs.gov
Rawi, Bassem 443.929.4929 bassem.rawi@acf.hhs.gov
Rushin, Caitlin 202.401.5616 caitlin.rushin@acf.hhs.gov
Sebgoya, Mata 202.401.5709 mata.sebgoya@acf.hhs.gov
Smith, Sara 202.401.5032 sara.smith@acf.hhs.gov


Field Specialists

Acuna, Griselda  202.770.8857 griselda.acuna@acf.hhs.gov
Agredano, Obed 202.573.0721 obed.agredano@acf.hhs.gov
Ahlberg, Jeff 202.815.7490 jeffrey.ahlberg@acf.hhs.gov
Almira, Ariadne 202.731.5928 ariadne.almira@acf.hhs.gov
Alvarez, Cecilia 202.734.8683 cecilia.alvarez@acf.hhs.gov
Banzon, Julissa 202.430.7944 julissa.banzon@acf.hhs.gov
Barrera, Servando 202.570.9549 servando.barrera@acf.hhs.gov
Becerra, Manuel  202.603.4179 manuel.Becerra@acf.hhs.gov
Bennett, Mark 202.401.4637 mark.bennett@acf.hhs.gov
Botero, Olga 202.657.9772 olga.botero@acf.hhs.gov
Buchheit, Abigail 312.497.0502 abigail.buchheit@acf.hhs.gov
Buriel, Celestina  202.401.4637 celestina.buriel@acf.hhs.gov
Cabrera, Elizabeth 202.480.7031 elizabeth.cabrera@acf.hhs.gov
Cantu, Kristopher 202.604.5961 kristopher.cantu@acf.hhs.gov
Curry, Thomas 202.604.2233 thomas.curry@acf.hhs.gov
David, Natasha 202.205.4949 natasha.david@acf.hhs.gov
Freeman, Patrice 202.308.8163 patrice.freeman@acf.hhs.gov 
Fuentes-Kerr, Michelle 202.570.8951 michelle.fuentes-kerr@acf.hhs.gov
Gabbard, Michael 701.214.7371 michael.gabbard@acf.hhs.gov
Garcia, Amelia 901.541.2742 amelia.garcia@acf.hhs.gov
Garcia, Jaime  202.834.2098 jaime.garcia@acf.hhs.gov
Genao, Claudia  202.603.3368 claudia.genao@acf.hhs.gov
Gonzalez, Monica  202.748.1900 monica.gonzalez@acf.hhs.gov
Gross, Sandra  202.578.8288  sandra.gross@acf.hhs.gov
Heath, Yesenia 202.604.0301 yesenia.heath@acf.hhs.gov
Hernandez, Miguel  214.287.3146 miguel.hernandez@acf.hhs.gov
Husted, Karen  786.663.8718 karen.husted@acf.hhs.gov
Hymel, Niky 202.441.2550 niky.hymel@acf.hhs.gov
LaGrow, Debra 202.253.8399 debra.lagrow@acf.hhs.gov
Lopez, Anna Lee 202.570.5751 anna.ruiz@acf.hhs.gov
Maldonado, Jaime  202.713.6540 jaime.maldonado@acf.hhs.gov
Mansilla, Jessie 202.401.4844 jessie.mansilla@acf.hhs.gov
Martinez, Rebecca 202.642.0644 rebecca.martinez@acf.hhs.gov
Miller, Amanda 202.480.6690 amanda.miller@acf.hhs.gov
Mortuiccio, Beth 202.689.4243 beth.mortuiccio@acf.hhs.gov
Nott, Emily  202.774.8236 emily.nott@acf.hhs.gov
Omar, Corrales 202.578.8430 omar.corrales@acf.hhs.gov 
Pelayo, Ruben 202.657.3962 ruben.pelaya@acf.hhs.gov
Riedel, Maria 202.631.4669 maria.riedel@acf.hhs.gov
Rivera, Patricia 202.763.3757 patricia.rivera@acf.hhs.gov
Rowland.Dunn, Caroline 206.639.1816 caroline.rowland.dunn@acf.hhs.gov
Samayoa-Brown, Monica  202.603.1146 monica.samayoa-brown@acf.hhs.gov 
Sanchez, Alex 202.494.0394 alex.sanchez@acf.hhs.gov
Shaw, Katrina  202.770.7199 katrina.shaw@acf.hhs.gov
Soto, Diana  202.536.6194  diana.soto@acf.hhs.gov
Toscano, Patricia    patricia.toscano@acf.hhs.gov
Trevino, Stephanie  202.738.3708 stephanie.trevino@acf.hhs.gov
Valdez, Elcy 202.815.2357 elcy.valdez@acf.hhs.gov
Valdez, Erica 202.480.3416 erica.valdez@acf.hhs.gov
Ventura, Magdalia 214.218.9396 magdalia.ventura@acf.hhs.gov
Ventura, Nora 202.480.7704 nora.ventura@acf.hhs.gov
Vergara, Micaela 202.450.8917 micaela.vergara@acf.hhs.gov
Victor, Marjorie 202.480.6838 marjorie.victor@acf.hhs.gov
Zapata, Richard 202.380.6894 richard.zapata@acf.hhs.gov


Project Officers

Acevedo, Sathya 202.401.5737 sathya.acevedo@acf.hhs.gov
Allen, John 202.401.1105 john.allen@acf.hhs.gov
Arthur, Kobena 202.401.5085 kobena.arthur@acf.hhs.gov
Blakney, Mindy 202.401.5072 mindy.blakney@acf.hhs.gov
Boss, Mark 202.401.4620 mark.boss@acf.hhs.gov
Bryson, Wanda 202.401.5760 wanda.bryson@acf.hhs.gov
Byrd, Reina 202.401.5677 reina.byrd@acf.hhs.gov
Cohen, Alexis 202.401.6499 alexis.cohen@acf.hhs.gov
Corio, Anna 202.401.5614 anna.corio@acf.hhs.gov
Crespo, Hilda 202.260.1500 hilda.crespo@acf.hhs.gov
Flippin, Joseph 202.401.4863 joseph.flippin@acf.hhs.gov
Grant, Trudi 202.401.9250 trudi.grant@acf.hhs.gov
Irizarry, Tania 202.690.7995 tania.irizarry@acf.hhs.gov
Jacobs, Rachel 202.401.2332  rachel.jacobs@acf.hhs.gov
Johnson, Harmony 202.401.3442 harmony.johnson@acf.hhs.gov
Mathur, Sunil 202.690.6509  sunil.mathur@acf.hhs.gov
McAvoy, Catherine 202.260.0871 catherine.mcavoy@acf.hhs.gov
McGhee, Shannon 202.205.9513 shannon.mcghee@acf.hhs.gov
Rochelle, Belinda 202.401.5269 belinda.rochelle@acf.hhs.gov
Ruhkamp, Gail 202.401.9324 gail.ruhkamp@acf.hhs.gov
Schenkenberg, Jim 202.401.1196 james.schenkenberg@acf.hhs.gov
Shireena, Tanzeena 202.401.1312 tanzeena.shireena@acf.hhs.gov
Siraj, Tabassum 202.401.4689 tabassum.siraj@acf.hhs.gov
Tyrell, Stacy 202.401.5040 stacy.tyrell@acf.hhs.gov
West, Patrice 202.401.5999 rhondapatrice.west@acf.hhs.gov
Young, April 202.401.5702 april.young@acf.hhs.gov


Intakes

Acuna, Connie 202.401.5709 connie.acuna@acf.hhs.gov
Aghili, Elizabeth 202.401.5709 elizabeth.aghili@acf.hhs.gov
Claros, Jessica 202.401.5709 jessica.claros@acf.hhs.gov
Cronley, Bernadette 202.401.5709 bernadette.cronley@acf.hhs.gov
Cruz, Emma 202.401.5709 emma.cruz@acf.hhs.gov
Doiley, Christina 202.401.5709 christina.doiley@acf.hhs.gov
Ekwere, Ima-obong 202.401.5709 ima.obong.ekwere@acf.hhs.gov
Herrera, Rocio 202.401.5709 rocio.herrera@acf.hhs.gov
Kabirigi, Mpinga 202.401.5709 mpinga.kabirigi@acf.hhs.gov
Keberab, Meron 202.401.5709 meron.keberab@acf.hhs.gov
Melvin, Jacqueline 202.401.5709 jacqueline.melvin@acf.hhs.gov
Pressa, Junior 202.401.5709 junior.pressa@acf.hhs.gov
Rassi, Leila 202.401.5709 leila.rassi@acf.hhs.gov
Rivera-Castillo, Margarita 202.401.5709 margarita.rivera.castillo@acf.hhs.gov
Sandoval, Cynthia 202.401.5709 cynthia.sandoval@acf.hhs.gov
Smith, Donna 202.401.5709 donna.smith@acf.hhs.gov
Torres, Sabrina 202.401.5709 sabrina.torres@acf.hhs.gov
Umana, Johanna 202.401.5709 johanna.umana@acf.hhs.gov


Medical

Awunyo.Akaba, Dzifa 202.260.7619 dzifa.awunyo.akaba@acf.hhs.gov
Bloomfield, Joanna 202.205.8696 joanna.bloomfield@acf.hhs.gov
Irizarry, Tamara 202.205.5785 tamara.irizarry@acf.hhs.gov


Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) Program

Ward, Jearl
URM Supervisor
202.401.5740 jearl.ward@acf.hhs.gov
Park, Yehsoon.Esther 202.401.5129 esther.park@acf.hhs.gov
Veeraraghavan, Mimi (Marie) 202.401.5860 mimi.veeraraghavan@acf.hhs.gov


Fax Machine Locations in ORR

Anti.Trafficking 202.401.5487
OD 202.401.0981
DRS 202.401.5772
DRA 202.401.5772
DCS 202.401.1022
Mail Room 202.401.4685


ORR Mailing Address

Administration for Children and Families
901 D Street, SW
ORR/8th Floor
Washington, DC 20447


Media Inquiries

For media inquiries related to ORR's Unaccompanied Children's Program, please call (202) 401.9215.

All other media inquiries, including Refugee Resettlement programs and Anti.Trafficking in Persons, please call (202) 401.4859.
 

UAC Parent Hotline / Línea directa de los padres para los niños
Tel: (800) 203.7001