Our Staff

ABMC has a civil service complement of 80 positions, more than 50 of which are located overseas in our 25 cemeteries in 10 countries and the overseas operations headquarters located in Garches, France. The U.S. headquarters is located in Arlington, Virginia.

Staff

Max Cleland, Secretary
703-696-6902

Robert J. Dalessandro, Deputy Secretary, Headquarters Operations
703-696-6902

John Wessels, Deputy Secretary, Overseas Operations
+33 1 47 01 32 20 (France)

Pat Harris, Executive Assistant
703-696-6902

John Marshall, Personal Aide to Secretary Max Cleland
703-696-7874

Michael G. Conley, Executive Officer
703-696-6902

Monique D. Ceruti, Chief Knowledge Management
703-696-6890

Edwin Fountain, General Counsel
703-696-6907

Frank A. Manies, Chief Human Capital Officer
+33 1 47 01 70 17 (France)

Timothy Nosal, Chief Public Affairs
703-696-6789

Christine Philpot, Chief Financial Officer
703-696-6323

W. Bud Shatzer, Chief Administrative Officer
703-588-1382

Thomas R. Sole, Chief Engineer
703-696-6899

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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.