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Office of Public Affairs

 

Executive Biographies

 
Robert A. McDonald

Robert A. McDonald

Secretary of Veterans Affairs

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs is responsible for administering benefit programs for veterans, their families, and their survivors. Under the direction of the President, the Secretary exercises authority, direction and control over the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Secretary is a member of the President's Cabinet.

Sloan D. Gibson

Sloan D. Gibson

Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs

The Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs serves as the chief operating officer. He is responsible for a nationwide system of health care services, benefits programs, and national cemeteries for America's veterans and their dependents.

Leigh A. Bradley

Leigh A. Bradley

General Counsel

LaVerne H. Council

LaVerne H. Council

Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology and Chief Information Officer

Laura Eskenazi

Laura H. Eskenazi

Executive in Charge and Vice Chairman, Board of Veterans’ Appeals

Gina S. Farrisee

Gina S. Farrisee

Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration

Gregory L. Giddens

Gregory L. Giddens

Principal Executive Director Office of Acquisition, Logistics and Construction

Kevin T. Hanretta

Kevin T. Hanretta

Assistant Secretary for Operations, Security and Preparedness

Allison A. Hickey

Allison A. Hickey

Under Secretary for Benefits

Edward J. Murray

Edward Murray

Acting Assistant Secretary for Management and Interim Chief Financial Officer

Christopher E. O’Connor

Christopher E. O’Connor

Interim Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Legislative Affairs

Dr. David J. Shulkin

Dr. David J. Shulkin

Under Secretary for Health

Dr. Linda Spoonster Schwartz

Dr. Linda Spoonster Schwartz

Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning

Ronald E. Walters

Ronald E. Walters

Interim Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs