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Executive Biographies

Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Eric K. Shinseki

Eric K. Shinseki

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.

Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Sloan D. Gibson

Sloan D. Gibson

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.

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Chief of Staff

Jose D. Riojas

Jose D. Riojas

The Chief of Staff works closely with the Secretary and Deputy Secretary in managing day-to-day operations of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Senior Leaders

Stephen W. Warrenr

Stephen W. Warren

Executive in Charge for Information and Technology

Will A. Gunn

Will A. Gunn

General Counsel

Glenn D. Haggstrom

Glenn D. Haggstrom

Principal Executive Director, Office of Acquisition, Logistics, and Construction

Allison A. Hickey

Allison A. Hickey

Under Secretary for Benefits

Robert A. Petzel

Robert A. Petzel

Under Secretary for Health

Joan M. Mooney

Joan M. Mooney

Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Legislative Affairs

Steve L. Muro

Steve L. Muro

Under Secretary for
Memorial Affairs

Richard J. Griffin

Richard J. Griffin

Acting Inspector General

Robert L. Jesse

Robert L. Jesse

Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Health

Gina S. Farrisee

Gina S. Farrisee

Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration

Kevin T. Hanretta

Kevin T. Hanretta

Assistant Secretary for Operations, Security and Preparedness