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Dianna Saxman

Dianna M. Saxman joined the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in November 1999. She is currently a Deputy Associate Director in OPM’s HR Solutions Division with responsibility for leading the Federal Staffing Group. The Federal Staffing Group offers a variety of services and tools that support the recruitment, assessment, and acquisition of employees for Federal agencies. In this position, Ms. Saxman provides overall program direction for the USA Staffing® and Staff Acquisition Programs, collectively responsible for providing revolving fund products and services that are used governmentwide.

Previously, Ms. Saxman served as Program Manager for the USA Staffing® Program Office. USA Staffing is OPM's Talent Acquisition System used by Federal agencies, on a reimbursable basis, to hire candidates for Federal positions. During her tenure, Ms. Saxman led USA Staffing through the largest period of growth in its history as a reimbursable product line while increasing customer satisfaction scores by more than 12 index points.

In prior positions in OPM, Ms. Saxman managed the Staff Acquisition Solution Area from 2006 – 2008 with responsibility for delivering reimbursable recruitment, assessment, staffing, and consulting services to Federal agencies through a nationwide network of staffing specialists and consultants. From 2004 – 2006, Ms. Saxman was a Personnel Research Psychologist within the Competency Assessment Branch and served as project manager for Federal projects that encompassed multiple human capital management services.

Ms. Saxman began her Federal service in 1998 as a Presidential Management Intern with the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs performing the full range of Human Resource activities including workforce planning, position classification, staffing, and employee relations.

Ms. Saxman earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from East Stroudsburg University in 1996. She went on to receive a Masters of Law and Social Policy and a Masters of Social Science from Bryn Mawr College in 1998.


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