Office of Chief Counsel

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Chief Counsel

Deputy Chief Counsel

Anthony Gledhill

Vacant

 

The Office of Chief Counsel provides legal advice to the Administrator, Deputy Administrator, and other officials within TTB. There are three divisions within the Office of the Chief Counsel: Tax and Trade Division, General Law and Ethics Division, and Field Operations Division

TTB Office of Chief Counsel Officials

Assistant Chief Counsel- General Law and Ethics

Gregory Friedland

Assistant Chief Counsel- Field Operations Division

Carrie May

Assistant Chief Counsel- Tax and Trade Division

Sandra Bellew

Page last reviewed/updated: 07/16/2014
 

Acquisition and Facilities Management Division

Director, Acquisition and Facilities Management Division

Patrick Waller

Mission

The Acquisition and Facilities Management Division (AFMD) serves as the TTB point of contact for all issues regarding the Bureau's acquisition and procurement program and for all communications about TTB's various facilities management programs.

What We Do

  • Develop, direct, coordinate, and evaluate policies, programs, and procedures to support TTB activities in the areas of procurement and contracting.
  • Develop acquisition policy and procedures and provide guidelines and consultative assistance for all TTB acquisition programs.
  • Plan, develop, coordinate, execute, and evaluate facilities management programs in the areas of building maintenance, vehicle and equipment use and repair, health and safety, and space management.
  • Develop recordkeeping requirements for, and maintain official records of, property and motor vehicles in accordance with the General Services Administration (GSA), Treasury, and TTB policy.
  • Coordinate issues relating to the Bioterrorism Act, Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) and emergency preparedness for the Bureau and with the Department of the Treasury.
  • Provide physical and personnel security services, and classified and sensitive information guidance for TTB.
  • Administer and oversee various internal programs, including official passports, badges, and credentials.

AFMD Resources

AFMD also oversees TTB's Office of Security. The Security Office has the following responsibilities:

  • Provide security services for TTB facilities including field offices.
  • Implement Treasury security policies for safeguarding classified and sensitive information.
  • Maintain records on security equipment (e.g., safes/bar-lock cabinets, office shredders, etc.).
  • Establish standards for the physical protection of TTB personnel, contractors, assets, operations, infrastructure, and facilities.
  • Ensure integrity and trustworthiness of the TTB workforce including contractors, consultants, and special-hire appointments.
  • Develop access control policies and procedures for access to TTB facilities.
  • Coordinate requests for Treasury access badges and background investigation.

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For information about AFMD or TTB's security office(s), contact us at 202-453-1038.

Please direct correspondence to:

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
Director, Acquisition and Facilities Management Division
1310 G Street, NW, Box 12
Washington, DC 20005

 

 

Page last reviewed/updated: 09/22/2017
 

Alcohol Labeling and Formulation Division

Director, Alcohol Labeling and Formulation Division

Janet Scalese

Mission

The Alcohol Labeling and Formulation Division (ALFD) ensures the proper tax classification of alcohol beverages; ensures that formulas and labels for alcohol beverages are in compliance with federal laws and regulations; ensures that labels provide consumers with adequate information on the identity and quality of alcohol beverage products; prevents consumer deception; and educates and provides guidance to industry and the public on laws, regulations, and activities regarding ALFD's mission and functions.

What We Do

ALFD's responsibilities are divided among three offices:

Formulation/Malt Beverage and Distilled Spirits Office

  • Examining domestic alcohol beverage formulas and pre-import formulas, submitted electronically or by paper, to ensure product integrity, accurate product identification, correct tax classification, and compliance with Federal laws and regulations.
  • Reviewing and processing TTB Form 5100.31, Application for and Certification/Exemption of Label/Bottle Approval (COLA) submitted electronically or by paper for malt beverage and distilled spirits labels, and issuing certificates of label approval or exemptions for these products.
  • Answering inquiries via phone, e-mail, and fax on a wide range of domestic and import issues and concerns relating to the production and formulation of wine, distilled spirits, and malt beverage products, Formulas Online, and labeling of malt beverages and distilled spirits.

Wine Office

  • Reviewing and processing TTB Form 5100.31, Application for and Certification/Exemption of Label/Bottle Approval (COLA) submitted electronically or by paper for wine labels.
  • Issuing certificates of label approval for domestic (or exemptions) and imported wines.
  • Answering inquiries via phone, e-mail, and fax on a wide range of domestic and import issues and concerns relating to wine labeling.

Risk Assessment and Information Services Office

  • Providing information technology advice to the alcohol beverage industry members and representatives about online filing.
  • Leading the ALFD effort to transform the processing of label applications by managing the COLAs Online System.
  • Reviewing and processing TTB Form 5013.2, COLAS Online Access Request, for access to the COLAs Online System.
  • Reviewing and processing formula registrations, for access to Formulas Online System.

 

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For more information about ALFD, contact us at 202-453-2250 or toll free at 866-927-ALFD (2533), or by email using our Alcohol Labeling and Formulation Division (ALFD) Contact Form. See our customer service desk information page for more contact information.

Please direct correspondence to:

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
Director, Alcohol Labeling and Formulation Division
1310 G Street, NW, Box 12
Washington, DC 20005

 

 

 

 

Page last reviewed/updated: 06/12/2018