November 30, 2021
Congratulations to Santiago Almaraz on his appointment as director of the Office of Management Services. As director, he will provide leadership and advisory services to IHS senior management staff in the areas of grants, acquisitions, management policy, regulatory affairs, asset management and administrative and emergency services. Almaraz began his IHS career in 2003 as a contract specialist with the Phoenix Area. He also served in Acquisitions with the Bureau of Indian Affairs from 2009 to 2016. He has been serving as the OMS acting director since March 2020.