Office of the Commissioner

The Department of Property & Procurement exercises general control over the enforcement of laws relating to the procurement and supply of all property and non-personal services. Included are related functions such as contract management, operation of the Government Printing Office, property management and leasing services, asset management, fleet management, Central Stores' inventory and warehousing, as well as the management and disposition of all real property, fixed assets, and surplus property.

Administrative Services for the Department are managed through the Office of the Commissioner which includes Strategic Planning and Core Operations, the Office of Legal Counsel, Fiscal & Personnel Services, Communications, and Information Technology services.


The Commissioner's Executive Assistants (EAs) are responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations of the Office of the Commissioner. Their duties include but are not limited to coordinating executive communications, answering phone inquiries, routing calls to the appropriate Division, providing basic departmental information, responding to emails, and interfacing with clients. The EAs perform clerical duties such as preparing correspondence, arranging travel itineraries, and accommodations for all staff. They review all general correspondence for the Commissioner’s signature, inclusive of web inquiries, and act as a liaison to the user agencies and staff within the Department. Additionally, they plan, organize, and implement events such as Executive Meetings and employee appreciation events. The EAs are also responsible for the processing of all justification letters for the Executive Branch. They also supervise the Receptionists and Chauffeurs. They are entrusted to act as the alternate cashier for the Department and serve as the administrators of the Petty Cash Fund.

All official business correspondence and requests for department services are received through the Office of the Commissioner. Additionally, the Commissioner's Executive Assistants coordinate and manage the routing of justification letters, vehicle loan approvals, and the Commissioner’s calendar. To request a meeting with the Commissioner please contact Marsha Theophilus or Carole Oriol.