Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III

Lonnie Bunch portrait

Lonnie G. Bunch III is the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian. He assumed his position June 16, 2019. As Secretary, Bunch oversees 19 museums, 21 libraries, the National Zoo, numerous education and research centers, including the Smithsonian Astrophysics Observatory, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, and Smithsonian Science Education Center.

For general inquiries to the Secretary's Office, please email or call:

SmithsonianSecretary@si.edu
(202) 633-1846

For questions related to Secretarial correspondence and/or documents requiring Secretary's signature, please contact:

Greg Bettwy
Chief of Staff to the Secretary
1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
MRC 016
Washington, DC  20560
Email: bettwyg@si.edu
Phone: (202) 633-6287

or

Hillary Zulli
Program Specialist, Records Management
1000 Jefferson Drive, SW
MRC 016
Washington, DC  20560
Email: zullih@si.edu
Phone: (202) 633-5162

For interviews and other media inquiries involving the Secretary, please contact:

Linda St. Thomas:
stthomasl@si.edu
(202) 633-5188

For visiting international delegations from international partners, peer universities, or government agencies involving senior administrators, please contact the Smithsonian's Office of International Relations.

Email: global@si.edu

The following forms are to be used when requesting the Secretary's time for an event, meeting or travel:

Please contact the Secretary's office at SmithsonianSecretary@si.edu or (202) 633-1846 with any questions about or to submit requests for the Secretary's time.