Office of Civil Rights

The Office of Civil Rights is responsible for ensuring Agency compliance with Federal statutes that prohibit discrimination in hiring, employment and program delivery.  The Civil Rights staff serves as principle advisors to the Administrator and Agency senior staff on all civil rights issues and policies

Employees also provide a variety of civil rights support services to the Agency, both in our Washington, DC headquarters and regional field offices across the nation.  The Civil Rights Office is responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of affirmative employment, special emphasis programs, compliance reviews, student/internship opportunities, EEO complaints process, alternative dispute resolution and related training.



If you feel you have been discriminated against you have 45 days from the date of the incident to contact the AMS Civil Rights Office:

Phone: (202) 690-3640
Fax: (202) 690-0609

1400 Independence Avenue, SW,
Room 3521-S, Stop 0206
Washington, DC 20250

Civil Rights Affirmative Employment Program Staff

Clifton Gilchrist, Director
(202) 720-0583

Jacqueline Fitzgerald, Program Specialist
(202) 720-0583

Ali Muhammad, EEO Specialist
(202) 791-8511

Charmin Rickards, EEO Specialist
(202) 350-5743

Linda Alston, EEO Specialist
(202) 720-1736

Civil Rights Complaints Division Staff

Kevin Smith, Director
(202) 690-3640

Carmen Humphrey, Division Chief
(202) 690-4077

Ebony Broadwater, Program Assistant
(202) 720-1748

Dexter Coburn, Mediator
(202) 720-9528

Farlane McGilvery, EEO Counselor
(202) 720-0961