This webpage provides policies and procedures for addressing harassment in the workplace.


The Department's Personnel Bulletin 18-01, Prevention and Elimination of Harassing Conduct, defines unacceptable conduct; outlines the rights and responsibilities of employees, supervisors, and managers; and establishes reporting procedures and accountability measures.

Bureau Anti-Harassment and Workplace Conduct Policies 

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Bureau of Indian Education


DOI Resources 

BIA and BIE Resources  

Important Resources (for reporting)


BIA Human Resources Employee Relations Point of Contacts

AS-IA, Central Office, Alaska (interim), Eastern Oklahoma (interim), Midwest (interim) 
Supervisory Human Resources Specialist 
Employee and Labor Relations  
Phone: (703) 559-1198 

Clayton Belgarde (Rocky Mountain, Eastern, and District 5-OJS)
Human Resources Specialist 
Phone:  (605) 226-7402
Monica Cooper (Southern Plains, Alaska, Eastern Oklahoma, Pacific and Midwest) 
Human Resources Specialist 
Phone:  (605) 226-7402
Lorna Cuny (Northwest, Southwest, and Navajo) 
Human Resources Specialist 
Phone:  (605) 348-2567  
Lena Fasthorse Buck (Western Region)
Human Resources Specialist
Phone:  (602) 379-9800
Alicia De Cardona-Rivera (OJS)
Human Resources Specialist (ER/LR)
Phone:  571-560-0709

BIE Human Resources Employee Relations Point of Contacts

Glenn Himebaugh (BIE)
Manager, Employee & Labor Relations
Phone:  (505) 563-5323

Office of Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights Programs, serving BIA, BIE, and BTFA  

Krista Hodges-Eckhoff
Director, Equal Opportunity and Civil Rights Programs  
Phone:  (202) 208-3667
For EEO Complaints:

BIA, BIE and BTFA Ombuds Point of Contact

Mary Chavez Rudolph
DOI - Office of Collaborative Action and Dispute Resolution
Phone: (202) 494-3371

BIA, BIE and BTFA Alternative Dispute Resolution Points of Contacts

Molly Tepper
Conflict Management Specialist, DOI CADR CORE PLUS/Mediation Program
Phone: (202) 671-0762

OIG Hotline

Phone:  1-800-424-5081