ESGR is a Department of Defense office within Reserve Affairs. Led by Principal Deputy Director, Family and Employer Programs and Policy, M. Alex Baird and National Chair Paul E. Mock, ESGR operates through a network of more than 4,700 volunteers in 54 committees located across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam-CNMI (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Headquarters ESGR is comprised of directorates aligned by missions areas:
National Outreach and Plans: Executes ESGR’s strategic communication plan and provides outreach guidance in the military, employer and public affairs arenas.
Ombudsmen: Manage tens of thousands of phone calls, emails, and website inquiries based on the federal USERRA law, providing free and neutral mediation to resolve issues between employers and service members.
Operations: Serves as a direct link to the State Committees, providing guidance and support across four regions.
Program Integration & Training: Produces and provides first-rate leadership training for ESGR volunteers and develops and maintains the ESGR Information Technology enterprise.
Resources: Allocates the resources and tools for carrying out the ESGR mission across all 54 State Committees.