The Office of Policy is responsible for ensuring integration, collaboration, and cooperation across VA with regard to policy and strategy development. The Office leads the strategic planning efforts and is involved with managing the Department’s governance process. The Office consists of a forward-leaning concepts analysis capability that identifies long-range issues and drives innovation and transformation, a planning capability focused on strategic outcomes that influence policies, programs and resources, and a proactive policy analysis capability that is externally engaged, and internally aligned.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy
The Office of Policy and Planning serves as the principal advisor to VA leaders on all matters of policy and organizational strategy. We serve Veterans by providing VA decision makers with the advice, counsel, and support necessary to fulfill the VA mission and to maximize Veteran satisfaction.