Office of Financial Resources

The Office of Financial Resources develops and implements the policies and programs of the Assistant Secretary.

As provided by the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990, the Office of Financial Resources (OFR) carries out all Chief Financial Officer functions, including:

  • Conducting necessary analyses to provide SAMHSA managers with reliable financial, cost, and performance information annually and throughout the year to manage programs
  • Evaluating and improving financial management systems, controls, and operations to eliminate waste, fraud, and abuse, and to improve asset management
  • Evaluating acquisition, grant, and contracting policy and practices
  • Evaluating plans to cut costs and improve effectiveness and efficiencies
  • Establishing effective SAMHSA financial organizational structure and financial personnel requirements
  • Providing advice and guidance to the Assistant Secretary on budget, financial management, and program priority alignment with legislation and SAMHSA policies

Contact Information

Office of Financial Resources
5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, MD 20857


Office of the Director

Office of Financial Advisory Services

  • Vacant, Director

Office of Management, Analysis, and Coordination

  • Shelly Hara, Director

Division of Budget

  • Vacant, Director

Division of Contracts Management

  • Lynn Tantardini, Director

Division of Grant Review

  • Christopher Craft, Director

Division of Grants Management

  • Thomas Graves, Director

Discretionary Grants Branch

  • Roger George, Chief

Formula Grants Branch

  • Odessa Crocker, Chief
Last Updated: 12/13/2017