Description of Independent and Central Offices

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Office of Administrative Services (OAS): OAS provides responsive, innovative, timely, and value-added solutions for GSA’s administrative, workplace and information management needs in ways that promote integrity, the efficient use of government resources and effective risk management.

Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO): OCFO provides enterprise-wide budget, financial management, financial analysis, performance management, and strategic planning services to GSA business lines and staff offices.

Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA): The CBCA is an independent tribunal housed within GSA. Its primary responsibility is to adjudicate contract disputes between civilian Federal agencies and contractors under the Contract Disputes Act.

Office of Civil Rights (OCR): OCR ensures equal employment opportunity for all GSA employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, disability, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, and retaliation from protected activity. OCR also ensures compliance with applicable civil rights laws that apply to GSA’s Federal financial assistance programs and federally conducted programs, administers GSA’s Environmental Justice and Affirmative Employment Programs, and adjudicates appeals in the GSA administrative grievance process.

Office of Communications and Marketing (OCM): OCM works to support the American people, the federal government, and GSA through timely, responsive, and accurate communications. Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs (OCIA): OCIA maintains Agency liaison with Congress; prepares and coordinates GSA annual legislative program; communicates GSA legislative program to OMB, Congress, and other interested parties; and works closely with OMB in the coordination and clearance of all proposed legislation impacting GSA.

Office of GSA IT (GSA IT): GSA IT serves the agency and the federal government with Innovative, Intuitive, and Integrated (I3) solutions through being efficient, strategic, and thought leaders. We provide high-quality IT solutions and services at the best value to fulfill GSA’s mission. Office of Human Resources Management (OHRM): OHRM primary focus is to help GSA attract, motivate, develop, retain, and reward our most valuable resource: our employees.

Office of Mission Assurance (OMA): OMA ensures resilience and continuity of the agency’s critical business processes by integrating and coordinating activities across all domains of security physical, personnel, and industrial, HSPD- 12 credentialing, emergency management, and contingency and continuity planning. OMA provides an enterprise-wide approach to mission assurance planning while ensuring the safety, privacy, and security of GSA facilities and people nationwide.

Last Reviewed: 2019-07-02