ODEI Leadership


Acting Director

Allison S. Greene-Sands, PhD

Allison S. Greene-Sands, PhD

The Acting Director is responsible for the development and coordination of diversity management and equal opportunity policies and programs affecting all DoD civilian employees and military personnel within DoD worldwide. The Acting Director also oversees all diversity and inclusion programs, and manages the day-to-day operations of the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI).



Director, Military Equal Opportunity

Colonel Shirley S. Raguindin

Shirley Raguindin

The Military Equal Opportunity & DEOMI Liaison serves as the staff point of contact for policy and matters regarding the Department of Defense Military Equal Opportunity Program and links the DEOMI mission to the Military Departments.


Director, Disability Programs

Randy D. Cooper

Randy D. Cooper

The Director of Disability Programs develops and promulgates policies and programs for the direction and enforcement of Federal laws and regulations concerning disability programs and the elimination of architectural and other barriers for individuals with disabilities, including Veterans. Additionally, the Director of Disability Programs serves as the primary spokesperson for DoD on matters pertaining to the employment of individuals with disabilities.



Director, DoD Diversity & Inclusion

Norvel Dillard

Norvel Dillard

The Director of DoD Diversity and Inclusion programs provides oversight and strategic guidance to Diversity and
Inclusion specialists across the Department



Director, Equal Employment Opportunity



The Director of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) develops and coordinates EEO policies and programs. Additionally, the EEO Director provides oversight and guidance to EEO specialists across the Department.