Financial Management Branch (FMB)

What We Do:

The Financial Management Branch aims to provide good stewardship and appropriate accountability in all financial transactions while overseeing and managing the more than $1 billion annual Congressional appropriation to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

The FMB performs the following functions:

  • Manages the program planning process for resource allocation and monitory to support policy development
  • Formulates and coordinates the planning and execution of the Institute’s budget;
  • Participates in Congressional, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and departmental hearings
  • Advises Institute staff in preparing budget estimates and justifications
  • Coordinates the development and operation of data systems for use in maintaining administrative and programmatic information about Institute research, training, and management activities
  • Coordinates the development and preparation of reports on research activities and accomplishments for use by NIDA staff and managers
  • Coordinates the development and preparation of quantitative information on Institute research and training activities prepared in response to inquiries by PHS, HHS, OMB, Congress, outside organizations, and the general public.

Subject Matter Expert Contact List

Financial Management Branch
NameTitlePhoneAreas of Responsibility
David Wilhelm Budget Officer(301) 480-6724
  • Overall administration of NIDA Budget
    • Formulation
    • Execution
    • Reporting 
    • Opioid/HEAL
Stacy GardnerDeputy Budget Officer(301) 827-4093
  • Grants Funding
  • R&D Contracts
  • RFA & Setaside Tracking
  • Formulation & Execution
  • AIDS Budget
Vicky PerezBudget Analyst(301) 827-4164
  • RMS Budget
  • Interagency Agreements (IAAs)
  • Taps and Assessments
  • Gift Fund Accounts & Requests
  • Funding Distributions
Laila KhanBudget Analyst(301) 443-4577
  • COAC Budget
  • Direct CAN Citations (DCCs)
  • Diversity & Family Friendly Supplements
  • Grant Transitions Tracking
  • Challenge Awards