Office of Civil Rights

The PHMSA Office of Civil Rights develops and implements PHMSA's equal employment opportunity, and diversity programs, in accordance with, but not limited to, the requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Management Directive 715, and Sections 501 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The PHMSA Office of Civil Rights also sponsors training for managers, supervisors, and employees, to include such subjects as leadership, conflict management, Equal Employment Opportunity (EE), diversity management, and harassment prevention.

Assures implementation of civil rights and equal employment opportunity precepts in all official actions and monitors the operations of activities and programs receiving PHMSA financial assistance to ensure compliance with nondiscrimination requirements. Contact this office for information about EEO programs and initiatives including training, reasonable accommodation requests, and discrimination complaints processing.

Office of Civil Rights
  • Rosanne Goodwill, Director, Room E25-340, 202-366-9638
  • Brenda Bell, Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist, Room E27-333, 202-366-0002
EEO Counselors
  • Headquarters
    Kay McIver, 202-366-0113:
    PHP-30, Suite E24-443

    James Reynolds, 202-366-2786:
    PHP-60, E24-452

  • Southwest Region
    John Pepper, 713-272-2849:
    DOT/PHMSA/Pipeline Safety Program
    8701 South Gessner, Suite 1110
    Houston, TX 77074
Title VI Program

U.S. Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
East Building, 2nd Floor
Mail Stop: E27-303
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20590

202-366-0506 (Fax)
Last Updated: Dec 20, 2012