Our Mission

The Branch of Personal Property Management (BPPM), formerly the Division of Property Management (DPM), is responsible for property manners relating to the federal government. This department coordinates with all federal agencies, local governments, Congress, and commercial entities in regards to property management operations.

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Who We Serve

The branch chief of BPPM represents the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) on property matters with the Department of the Interior (DOI), other federal agencies, Congress, local government, and commercial entities. BPPM also serves as a senior advisor to AS-IA, DAS-M, bureau directors, legal advisors, financial auditors, and education officials.

BPPM is responsible for providing guidance and technical assistance to programs to ensure compliance with the following activities and functions:

  • Maintaining the Indian Affairs Manual (IAM) in accordance with current policy, statutes, regulation, and guidance
  • Audit support and implementation of corrective actions
  • Personal Property Reporting and Certification
  • Firearms accountability
  • Fleet management

About the Branch of Personal Property Management (BPPM)

BPPM represents the BIA on property management matters with the aforementioned stakeholders. In addition, BPPM provides direction on the following:

  • Property purchase UPC agreement
  • Property acquisitions, transfers, disposals, and modification of federally owned property
  • Reconciliation of anomalies and audit discrepancies
  • Supplying property data sample through Department of the Interior requests
  • Providing technical assistance to Indian Affairs and its regions, agencies, and schools in relation to property in the Financial and Business Management System (FBMS)

Team Members:

  • Janie Petersen, Supply Management Officer
  • Tracey Ayze, Supply Systems Analyst, GSA
  • Derrick Moore, Supply Systems Analyst, Bureau Fleet Manager
  • Chad Kinsey, Inventory Management Specialist, GSA
  • Shea Talasmaynewa, Supply Systems Analyst
  • William Casey, Zero Emissions Vehicle PM - Contractor