Mr. Harvey Johnson

Deputy Assistant Secretary, ORMDI

Mr. Harvey Johnson serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Resolution Management, Diversity and Inclusion at the Department of Veterans Affairs. He serves as the principal advisor to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration / Operations, Security and Preparedness for the Veterans Affairs. He provides executive leadership to the Office of Resolution Management, Diversity and Inclusion, the associated field offices and employees. In this capacity, he is responsible for formulating and implementing departmentwide policies and procedures to ensure the integrity, effectiveness, and impartiality of the complaint processing procedures within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Mr. Johnson is a seasoned executive leader in promoting race and gender equity, resolving conflict, building diverse and inclusive organizations, driving large scale organizational change, strategic planning and business transformation. Mr. Johnson joined the VA in November 2015. Previously he served as Director, Defense Travel Management Office where he led revolutionary transformation in travel policy, programs, contracts, and station and housing allowances for the Department of Defense (DoD). A native of Philadelphia PA, Mr. Johnson’s career encompasses 33 years of service with the United States Army in the Infantry and Adjutant General Corps and as an executive with the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs.


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