Leadership

SAMHSA is led by a team of Administrators, Directors, and Regional Administrators.

Office of the Administrator

Immediate Office of the Administrator

Office of Communications

Office of the Director

Office of Financial Resources (OFR)

Office of the Director

  • Jennifer Cramer, Director
  • Deepa Avula, Deputy Director

Office of Financial Advisory Services (OFAS)

  • Dan Spears, Director

Office of Management, Analysis, and Coordination (OMAC)

  • Shelly Hara, Director

Division of Budget

  • Shawn Lofstrom, MBA, Ph.D., Director

Division of Contracts Management

  • Lynn Tantardini, Director

Division of Grant Review

  • Diane Abbate, Director

Division of Grants Management

  • Deepa Avula, Acting Director

Office of Management, Technology, and Operations (OMTO)

Office of the Director

  • CAPT Danny Nguyen, Acting Deputy Director

Division of Management Services

  • CAPT Marjorie Wallace, Acting Director

Division of Operational Support

  • Sue Fialkoff, Director

Division of Technology Management

  • James Blagaich, Director

Office of Policy, Planning & Innovation (OPPI)

Office of the Director

  • Vacant

Office of Behavioral Health Equity

Office of Tribal Affairs and Policy

Division of Policy Coordination

  • Jeffrey Dunlap, M.S.P.H., Director

Division of Policy Innovation

  • Brian Altman, Director

Division of Regional and National Policy Liaison

Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ)

Office of the Director

Office of Program Analysis & Coordination

  • Commander Danny Coviello, Director

Division of Surveillance and Data Collection

  • Neil Russell, Ph.D., Director

Division of Evaluation, Analysis and Quality

  • CAPT Rob Lyerla, Ph.D., Acting Director

Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)

Office of the Director

Consumer Affairs

  • Keris Myrick, Director, CAS

Office of Program Analysis and Coordination

  • Elizabeth Lopez, Ph.D., Acting Director

Division of Prevention, Traumatic Stress, and Special Programs

  • Anne Mathews-Younes, Ed.D., Director

Division of State and Community Systems Development

  • Cyntrice Bellamy, M.S., M.Ed., Director

Division of Service and Systems Improvement

  • Gwen Littman, Director

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)

Office of the Director

Office of Program Analysis and Coordination

  • Claudia Richards, Acting Director

Division of Community Programs

  • Charles Reynolds, Director

Division of State Programs

  • Clarese Holden Ph.D., Acting Director

Division of Systems Development

  • Jorielle Brown, Ph.D., Director

Division of Workplace Programs

  • Ron Flegel, Director

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

Office of the Director

Office of Consumer Affairs

  • Ivette A. Torres, M.Ed., M.S., Director, CA

Office of Program Analysis and Coordination

  • Vacant

Division of Services Improvement

  • C. Danielle Johnson, M.P.H., Acting Director

Division of State and Community Assistance

  • John Campbell, Acting Director

Division of Pharmacologic Therapies

  • Robert Lubran, MS, MPA, Director
Last Updated: 08/31/2015