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Executive Biographies

Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Robert A. McDonald

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.

Robert A. McDonald

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.

Biography   Speeches

Biography   Speeches

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

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

Kevin T. Hanretta

Kevin T. Hanretta

Assistant Secretary for Operations, Security and Preparedness

Robert D. Snyder

Robert D. Snyder

Acting Assistant Secretary for Policy and Planning

Richard J. Griffin

Richard J. Griffin

Acting Inspector General

Carolyn M. Clancy

Carolyn M. Clancy

Interim Under Secretary for Health

Gina S. Farrisee

Gina S. Farrisee

Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration