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National Capital Region Benefits Office

Meet Our Leadership Team

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Director: Antione L. Waller

Antione Waller was appointed Director of the Baltimore Regional Office in July 2014. As Regional Office Director, Mr. Waller is responsible for the oversight of the delivery of compensation and veteran readiness benefits to over 510,000 Veterans and their beneficiaries living in Maryland, Washington, DC, Northern Virginia and the surrounding counties. Most recently, Mr. Waller expanded his leadership responsibilities by overseeing the Nation Capital Region Office in Washington, DC. Prior to his position as Regional Office Director in the North Atlantic District, Mr. Waller served nearly 4 years as the Director of the St. Paul Regional Office and nearly 2 years as Director of the Wichita Regional Office.

In addition to the Baltimore/ National Capital Region Offices, Mr. Waller also provides leadership and oversight several satellite benefits offices to include locations at Fort Meade Military Base, United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Patuxent Naval Health Clinic Field Office at the Naval Air Station, Waldorf Veteran Readiness and Employment Services, Salisbury Veteran Readiness and Employment Services, Veteran Readiness and Employment Services at Martinsburg VA Medical Center, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Andrews Air Force Base, Fort Belvoir Army Base, and Marine Corps Base in Quantico, VA.

Mr. Waller was born in Salisbury, Maryland and received a Bachelor’s Degree from Salisbury State College, Salisbury, Maryland in 1984. After graduating from college, he served as a commissioned officer in the United States Army from February 1985 to August 1989.

In 2010, Mr. Waller was selected as a distinguished member of the Senior Executive Service. He is an alumnus of the Leadership VA (LVA) Class of 2003. Additionally, Mr. Waller’s professional accolades include the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government.

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Assistant Director: (Currently Vacant)

 

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Veterans Service Center Manager: Lisa Green

Lisa Green was selected as the Veteran Service Center Manager at the Baltimore Regional Office on December 25, 2016 and is responsible for administering non-medical VA benefits and services to Maryland Veterans and their families. She has been with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for 24 years.

Mrs. Green is a graduate of the Veterans Benefits Administration’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) Class of 2014. She attended the University of Maine prior to joining the U.S. Marine Corps in 1988 serving as an Expeditionary Airfield Technician stationed at Beaufort, SC. As a result of an early in-service injury, Mrs. Green joined VA, Veterans Health Administration in 1992.

Mrs. Green is originally from Augusta, Maine. She is a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans Service Organization and Women Marine’s Association. During her personal time, she enjoys conducting outreach to Veterans in her local area. Having lost her mother and a sister to Huntington’s Disease, Ms. Green also performs a large amount of charity work for the Maryland Affiliate for The Huntington’s Disease Society of America. In memory of her mother and sister, she is dedicated to actively coordinating and participating in fundraising events, and educating the community about Huntington’s.

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Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) Officer (Acting)

Dr. Grant began her VA career in 2007 as a counselor intern at the Des Moines Regional Office, and in 2009 she was promoted to a counselor at the Hartford Regional Office. Looking to expand her knowledge and leadership abilities, Dr. Grant accepted a position as the VR&E Officer for the Hartford Regional Office in July 2013. She remained in this position until 2016, when Dr. Grant relocated to Washington, DC to be with her husband.

As a proven leader in the organization, Dr. Grant has served on various workgroups in support of VR&E Modernization. In 2018 she was selected to serve as a member of the VR&E Transformation Workgroup for VR&E Service. Her contributions assisted in laying the foundation for transitioning to an electronic platform. Currently, she serves as a member on a workgroup with VR&E Service to address recruitment and retention of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (VRC). Dr. Grant continues to share her knowledge by providing mentorship to newly appointed Assistant VREOs and journey- level VRCs. Notably, she was selected to serve as a mentor for VR&E’s inaugural leadership development program, Future Leader Development Program (2019).

Dr. Grant is a graduate of VA’s Leadership Enrichment and Progression Program (2019). She received a bachelor’s degree in Child Development from Claflin University. As a Rehabilitation Service Administration scholar, Dr. Grant obtained a graduate degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from South Carolina State University. In 2010, she earned a doctoral degree from the University of Iowa, in Rehabilitation Counselor Education with a cognate area in Marriage and Family Counseling.

Dr. Grant loves to shop, spend time with family and friends, and watch NBA basketball. As she travels from state to state, she never leaves her bubbly personality and Southern Charm.

 

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Chief of Support Services Division: Vacant

 

Office Information

National Capital Region Benefits Office

1722 I St., NW
Washington, DC 20006
Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm

The National Capital Region Benefits Office is open to the public on an appointment-only basis.

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