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We are a single integrated organization whereby success is predicated on our ability to communicate, share and support each other to meet our customers' needs. We are no longer "Headquarters" working for the DAAFM and "Field" working for the Area Directors. Policy and operational support to the customers are virtually aligned under one AFM leadership where there is no longer "Headquarters" and "Field" within AFM.
Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Administrative & Financial Management (AFM) provides a wide array of business services to support the research, education and economics missions of the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), Economics Research Service (ERS), National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). AFM's business services include financial management, travel, human resources, homeland security, acquisition, property, facilities engineering, safety & health, information technology and extramural agreements.
Vision Statement

Our Shared Vision

AFM is recognized as a model Federal employer and administrative service provider. AFM provides timely, high quality customer service, has high employee satisfaction, and makes efficient use of technology and taxpayer dollars.
Our Organization

Our Organization

AFM is comprised of ARS AFM employees nationwide that are aligned into various offices/business service centers/divisions to effectively and efficiently carry out the business services to ARS, ERS, NASS and NIFA. AFM is comprised of:

  • Office of the Deputy Administrator for AFM (DAAFM)
  • Acquisition & Property Division (APD)
  • Eastern Business Service Center (EBSC)
  • Facilities Division (FD)
  • Financial Mangement and Agreements Division (FMAD)
  • Human Resources Division (HRD)
  • National Capital Region Business Service Center (NCRBSC)
  • Western Business Service Center (WBSC)
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Deputy Administrator's Corner

  • Welcome to the Administrative and Financial Management (AFM) Web site. Our goal is to provide current, relevant information and I believe you will find the site a useful resource. We welcome your comments and suggestions for improvement.

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