Our Staff

ABMC has a civil service complement of 80 positions, more than 50 of which are located overseas in our 26 cemeteries in 10 countries and the overseas operations office located in Paris, France. The U.S. headquarters is located in Arlington, Virginia.

Staff

William M. Matz, Jr., Secretary
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Robert J. Dalessandro, Deputy Secretary
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John Wessels, Chief Operations Officer
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Pat Harris, Executive Assistant
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Tom Clark, Chief Human Resources
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Michael G. Conley, Chief of Staff
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Monique D. Ceruti, Chief Knowledge Management
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Edwin Fountain, General Counsel
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Timothy Nosal, Chief External Affairs
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Christine Philpot, Chief Financial Officer
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Jamilyn Smyser, Chief Administration
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Thomas R. Sole, Executive Engineer
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Established by Congress in 1923, the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC) commemorates the service, achievements, and sacrifice of U.S. armed forces.