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Oakland Regional Office

Meet Our Leadership Team


 Wendy Torres

Director: Wendy Torres

Wendy Torres was appointed to the Director position in May of 2017.  Prior to this, Mrs. Torres served for two years as the Director of the San Juan VA Regional Office in Puerto Rico beginning in July 2015. Prior to her first appointment she served for three years as the Assistant Director of the Houston VA Regional Office beginning in October of 2012.


Michele M. Kwok

Assistant Director: Michele Kwok

Michele Kwok was appointed to the Assistant Director position in April 2012.  Prior to this, Ms. Kwok served for six years as Veterans Service Center Manager at the Los Angeles Regional Office.


Mary Markey

Veterans Service Center Manager: Mary Markey

Mary Markey was selected for this position in June 2013. Prior to this Assignment Mrs. Markey was the Assistant Service Center Manager at the Denver Regional Office.


Rodney G. Hackney

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Officer: Rodney G. Hackney

Rodney Hackney was appointed to this position in November 2012. He provides division-level oversight of the VR&E services provided by the Oakland Regional Office.