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​​ About OA

The Governor’s Office of Administration provides efficient, responsive business support to agencies in Pennsylvania’s executive branch of government by:

  • Directing the commonwealth’s deployment of technology, including standards, prioritization, infrastructure, security, applications, project management, staffing and more
  • Supporting commonwealth employees including salaries, benefits, diversity, training, workplace safety, labor relations and more
  • Overseeing planning and coordination among state agencies to ensure that critical government services continue during emergencies
  • Administering the commonwealth's records management program by drafting policies, standards, and procedures to control the use, maintenance, retention and disposition of records.

The Department of General Services and the Office of the Budget also serve state agencies.

Our Vision

Transforming the commonwealth by delivering dynamic, results-oriented services and making state government an employer of choice.

Our Mission

The mission of the Governor’s Office of Administration is to support the work and well-being of all commonwealth employees by providing human resources and technology services to improve outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance customer service for all state agencies. With a key focus on developing a diverse and inclusive workforce, we encourage innovation, collaboration, and equal opportunity for all. 

Our Values

We are committed to:

  • Nurturing a diverse and engaged workforce, reflecting the people of Pennsylvania 
  • Treating everyone with respect and dignity
  • Demonstrating a positive attitude
  • Seeking continuous improvement at all levels
  • Making decisions informed by data and input from our customers
  • Delivering what we promise

Our Staff


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Secretary of Administration

Neil Weaver

Neil R. Weaver, Secretary of Administration

​Executive Deputy Secretary

Gabrielle Trucco

​Information Technology

Amaya Capellán, Chief Information Officer

Amaya Capellán, Chief Information Officer


Bryanna Pardoe, Executive Director

​Human Resources

Jason Swarthout, Acting Deputy Secretary

​Commonwealth Chief Diversity Officer

Norman Bristol Colón


Keith Herbster, Chief Counsel

Keith Herbster


Jessica Passiment

​Agency Development

Michael Passiment

Mike Passiment, Director of Agency Development

Legislative Affairs

Vince Hudock, Director

Vince Hudock


Dan Egan, Director

Digital Communications

​Yadira Lupian-Lua, Director

Yadira Lupian-Lua