The Internal Services division of the Office of the City Administrator (OCA) will oversee those agencies that provide services directly to District government and will be led by a senior administration official. Agencies in this cluster will include: the Department of General Services, the Office of the Chief Technology Officer, the Office of Contracting and Procurement, the Department of Human Resources, the Office of Risk Management, and the Office of Disability Rights, and the Office of Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining. The division is managed by the Assistant City Administrator also includes responsibility for the OCA Grants Management portfolio.
Assistant City Administrator
Jay Melder serves Assistant City Administrator for Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser. In this role, he is responsible for management of the Internal Services Cluster and specific functions of the Office of the City Administrator. Prior to joining OCA, Jay served as Chief of Staff for the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services. In this role, Jay manages high-priority Mayoral health initiatives and oversees all health and human services outreach and community engagement. Prior to this role, he served as Deputy Director in the Mayor’s Office of Policy and Legislative Affairs, where he coordinated relationships with District of Columbia Council for Health and Human Services and Labor and Workforce Issues and as Chief of Staff at the DC Department of Human Services, where he managed over 1,000 full-time employees and a budget over one half billion.
Jay holds a Master of Fine Arts from American University and is a proud District resident.