Acting Assistant Director
Kate Sheehey was appointed the acting assistant director of the Office of Administration, Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), in January 2016. Ms. Sheehey received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1997 from the College of William and Mary and a Juris Doctor in 2000 from the George Washington University Law School. From October 2015 to January 2016, Ms. Sheehey served as acting deputy assistant director for the Office of Administration. From May 2015 to October 2015, she served first as the acting appropriations liaison officer then as the legislative counsel for Budget and Appropriations, Office of Administration. From February 2011 to May 2015, Ms. Sheehey served as the deputy counsel for the Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs. Prior to joining EOIR, Ms. Sheehey served from August 2006 to February 2011 as a legislative analyst for the Office of Management and Budget. From November 2002 to August 2006, Ms. Sheehey served as a health insurance specialist for the Office of Legislation, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, focusing on Medicare legislative and regulatory policy. From October 2000 to October 2002, Ms. Sheehey served as a legislative counsel for a private consulting and advocacy firm, representing clients in the health care industry. Ms. Sheehey is a member of the Virginia State Bar.
(Wyevetra Jordan is on detail outside of EOIR)
Wyevetra Jordan was appointed assistant director for administration for the Executive Office for Immigration Review in March 2013. Ms. Jordan received her bachelor of science in Business Administration from Bowie State University in June 1994. From December 2003 to October 2009, Ms. Jordan served as appropriations liaison officer for the Justice Management Division, Department of Justice, before being selected and serving as the senior appropriations liaison officer from October 2009 to March 2013. From June 2000 to December 2003, she was the chief of Budget Outreach and Communications for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce. From September 1992 to June 2000, she worked as a budget and program analyst at the Department of the Interior (DOI). During her time at DOI, she also served a one-year competitive detail as a program examiner with the Water and Power Branch, Office of Management and Budget, where she developed and monitored the budget formulation and execution activities of several agencies.