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Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs


Executive Biographies

This page is reserved for biographies of VA senior leadership. Updates to this page will be made as each leader is appointed by the president or confirmed by the U.S. Senate.


Official Photo of Dr. David J. Shulkin

Dr. David J. Shulkin

Secretary of
Veterans Affairs

Scott R. Blackburn

Scott R. Blackburn

Deputy Secretary


Official Photo for Dr. Poonam Alaigh

Dr. Poonam Alaigh

Acting Under Secretary for Health

Official Photo of Thomas J. Murphy

Thomas J. Murphy

Acting Under Secretary for Benefits

Official Photo of Ronald E. Walters

Ronald E. Walters

Acting Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs

Kevin T. Hanretta

Kevin T. Hanretta

Acting Assistant Secretary for Operations, Security, and Preparedness

Official Photo of Pamela S. Mitchell

Pamela S. Mitchell

Acting Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration

Official Photo of Edward Murray

Edward Murray

Acting Assistant Secretary for Management and Chief Financial Officer

Official Photo of Christopher E. O'Connor

Christopher E. O'Connor

Acting Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Legislative Affairs

Official VA Seal

John Ullyot

Assistant Secretary for Public and Intergovernmental Affairs

Official Photo of Rob C. Thomas

Rob C. Thomas, II

Acting Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology

Official Photo of Dat P. Tran

Dat P. Tran

Acting Assistant Secretary for Enterprise Integration

Official Photo of Meghan K. Flanz

Meghan K. Flanz

Acting General Counsel

Official Photo of David C. Spickler

David C. Spickler

Acting Chairman, Board of Veteran Appeals

Official Photo of Michael J. Missal

Michael Missal

Inspector General

Official Photo of Gregory L. Giddens

Gregory L. Giddens

Executive Director, Office of Acquisition, Logistics, and Construction

Official VA Seal

Dr. Lynda C. Davis

Chief Veterans Experience Officer