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About the Grounds
The United States Capitol Building is located in a 58-acre park that was...

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Prohibited Items at the U.S. Capitol Building
In order to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to preserve the...

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AOC Receives Historic Preservation Award
The Architect of the Capitol strives to perform all work at a high level of...

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The figure of Liberty in the Apotheosis of George Washington is depicted wearing a Liberty Cap
The liberty cap was the symbol of freedom and liberty commonly used in the 19th...

Organizational Directory

Organizational Directory

People

Architect of the Capitol
Christine A. Merdon, PE, CCM
Chief Operating Officer
Anna Franz
Director, Planning and Project Management
Ari Novy, Ph.D.
Executive Director, U.S. Botanic Garden
Beth Plemmons
Chief Executive Officer for Visitor Services
Carlos G. Elias
Superintendent, Capitol Building
Director, Utilities and Power Plant Operations
David W. Ferguson
Chief Administrative Officer
Jason Baltimore
General Counsel
Kenneth A. Eads
Director, Office of Security Programs
Kevin Mulshine
Inspector General
Larry Brown, Superintendent of Library Buildings and Grounds
Superintendent, Library Buildings and Grounds
Michael G. Turnbull
Assistant Architect of the Capitol
Mike Culver
Director, Communications and Congressional Relations
Susan Adams
Director, Safety, Fire and Environmental Programs
Takis Tzamaras
Superintendent, Senate Office Buildings
Theodore R. Bechtol
Superintendent, Capitol Grounds
Tom Carroll
Chief Financial Officer
Trent Wolfersberger
Facility Manager, Supreme Court Building and Grounds
William M. Weidemeyer
Superintendent, House Office Buildings