Leadership

SAMHSA is led by the Assistant Secretary and a team of Directors and Regional Administrators.

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use

Office of Communications

Office of the Director

  • Brian Robertson, Acting Director

Office of Financial Resources (OFR)

Office of the Director

  • Deepa Avula, Director

Office of Financial Advisory Services (OFAS)

  • Vacant

Office of Management, Analysis, and Coordination (OMAC)

  • Shelly Hara, Director

Division of Budget

  • Vacant

Division of Contracts Management

  • Lynn Tantardini, Director

Division of Grant Review

  • Christopher Craft, Director

Division of Grants Management

  • Thomas Graves, Director

Office of Management, Technology, and Operations (OMTO)

Office of the Director

  • Gregory Goldstein, Office Director, SAMHSA Executive Officer
  • Captain Danny Nguyen, Deputy Director

Division of Management Services

  • Angie Titcombe, Director

Division of Operational Support

  • Christine Cichetti, Director

Division of Technology Management

  • Ammar Ahmad, Acting Director/CIO

Office of Policy, Planning and Innovation (OPPI)

Office of the Director

Office of Behavioral Health Equity

Office of the Chief Medical Officer

Office of Tribal Affairs and Policy

Office of Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse

  • Vacant

Division of Policy Coordination

  • Vacant

Division of Policy Innovation

  • Brian Altman, Director

Division of Regional and National Policy Liaison

National Mental Health and Substance Use Policy Lab

Office of the Director

Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ)

Office of the Director

Office of Program Analysis & Coordination

  • Samuel Wagman, Director

Division of Surveillance and Data Collection

  • Jared Neil Russell, Ph.D., Director

Division of Evaluation, Analysis and Quality

  • Vacant

Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS)

Office of the Director

Consumer Affairs

  • Keris Myrick, Director, CAS

Office of Program Analysis and Coordination

  • Patricia Gratton, Director

Division of Prevention, Traumatic Stress, and Special Programs

  • Nainan Thomas, Acting Director

Division of State and Community Systems Development

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

Division of Service and Systems Improvement

  • Luis Vasquez, Director

Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)

Office of the Director

Office of Program Analysis and Coordination

  • Jewel Marsh, Director

Division of Community Programs

  • Charles Reynolds, Director

Division of State Programs

  • Clarese Holden, Ph.D., Director

Division of Systems Development

  • CAPT Josefine Haynes-Battle, MSN, BSN, RN, Acting Director

Division of Workplace Programs

  • Ron Flegel, Director

Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)

Office of the Director

Office of Consumer Affairs

  • Marla Hendriksson, M.P.M., Acting Director

Office of Program Analysis and Coordination

  • Darrick Cunningham, Director

Division of Services Improvement

  • Audra Stock, LPC, MAC, Director

Division of State and Community Assistance

  • Onaje Salim, Ph.D, Director

Division of Pharmacologic Therapies

  • Carole Danielle Johnson, Director
Last Updated: 07/05/2018