THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (The Hamptons, New York) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release July 31, 1998
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JOHN U. SEPULVEDA AS DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
The President today announced the nomination of John U. Sepulveda to serve as Deputy Director of the Office of Personnel Management.
Mr. John U. Sepulveda, of Alexandria, Virginia, has extensive experience in public administration and intergovernmental relations. Since January 1998, he has served as the Director of the Office of Insured Health Facilities at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Sepulveda was Director of the Office of Hospital Mortgage Insurance, Federal Housing Administration, at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. From 1993 to 1994, he was Special Assistant in the Office of the Federal Housing Commissioner at HUD. In addition, he served as Assistant Director of the Office of Health Policy Development from 1991 to 1993, and Executive Assistant to the State Health Commissioner from 1987 to 1991, at the Connecticut Department of Health Services.
Mr. Sepulveda received a B.A. degree from Hunter College, and M.A. and M.PHIL. degrees from Yale University.
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is the federal government's human resource agency. The agency develops federal personnel policies that protect and enhance the merit system of government and the veterans preference law. OPM supports agencies with personnel services and policy leadership including staffing tools, guidance on labor-management relations, compensation policy development, and programs to improve workforce performance. The agency manages the federal retirement system, as well as the world's largest employer-sponsored health insurance program serving more than nine million federal employees, retirees, and their family members.