Stewards of the iconic buildings and grounds of Capitol Hill since 1793.

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Outside view of the U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory and sign.
From jungle to desert to primeval paradise, the indoor gardens and galleries...

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View of the U.S. Capitol Building from above at dusk
In order to ensure the safety of visitors and staff and to preserve the...

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AOC Gardener at the U.S. Botanic Gardener handling some orchids
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Warehouses in Fort Meade, Maryland store items such as statues that were once displayed on the East Front of the Capitol.
The Architect of the Capitol is responsible for managing all of the buildings...

Organizational Directory

Organizational Directory

People

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