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Office of Budget & Program Analysis

Located in USDA's Jamie L. Whitten Federal Building, the Office of Budget and Program Analysis' major activities consist of coordinating the preparation of the Department's budget estimates, legislative reports and regulations. OBPA provides direction and administration of the Department's budgetary functions including development, presentation, and administration of the budget; reviews program and legislative proposals for program and budget related implications; and analyzes program and resource issues and alternatives.

The Office also provides Departmentwide coordination of the preparation and processing of the legislative program and legislative reports; and provides Departmentwide coordination of the preparation and processing of regulations.

View our Strategic Plan FY2018-22 (PDF, 1.8 MB) to learn more about our strategic goals.

Contact Us Organizational Chart (PDF, 163 KB)

Contact Us

    • John Rapp, Acting Director
      Phone: (202) 720-3323
    • Christopher Nelson, Acting Associate Director
      Phone: (202) 309-9065
    • Julie Hetrick, FOIA Requester Service Center
      foia@obpa.usda.gov
      USDA/OBPA
      Jamie L. Whitten Bldg., Room 141-E
      1400 Independence Ave., SW
      Washington, DC 20250
      (202) 720-1269
    • Andrew Perry, FOIA Public Liaison Officer
      foia@obpa.usda.gov
      USDA/OBPA
      Jamie L. Whitten Bldg., Room 146-E
      1400 Independence Ave., SW
      Washington, DC 20250
      (202) 720-1276