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Our People & Organization Support Functions

Facilities, Security, and Emergency Management

Facilities, Security, and Emergency Management (FSEM) manages a broad array of OPM's key day-to-day operational programs. The organization is composed of the following five sub-components:

Facilities Management administers the agency's personal and real property, building operations, fleet management, recycling, sustainability, space design and layout, realty, safety, and occupational health programs.

Personnel Security (PS) carries out personnel security related actions for all OPM employees and OPM contractors not related to the Federal Investigative Services' investigative contracts. PS also manages the agency PIV card-issuance program to include sponsoring for initial card dissemination, replacement cards, and all PIV/HSPD-12 card questions. Email at: Additionally, PS serves as OPM's POC for security clearance related processing. Email at

Emergency Management directs the operations and oversight of OPM's emergency preparedness and emergency response programs. Email at:

Security Services provides a safe and secure environment for OPM's information, personnel, and operations. The group manages OPM's physical and information security programs including: PIV Management, lost and found, medical emergencies, threats, Guard Force management, and applicable national, industrial and communications security directives.
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Administrative Operations manages OPM's mailroom operations and agency-wide publications management activities (from oversight of Government Printing Office (GPO)/commercial print ordering program to administration of internal/external reproduction requirements), while also supporting resource management requirements for Facilities, Security, and Emergency Management as well as the Office of Procurement Operations.

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