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Receive and account for all funds and property of the United States Government in the possession of the National Guard of the specified state/territory. Ensure Federal funds are obligated and expended in conformance with applicable statutes and regulations. Make returns and reports on Federal funds and property directed by the CNGB and the appropriate Service Secretary. Advise and assist the units/activities within the state/territory to ensure Federal resources are used in accordance with Department of the Army or Air Force directives and implemented by the CNGB.

USPFO Leadership
Col Jonathan J. Cartwright

Col Jonathan J. Cartwright
USPFO for California
Mrs. Tamara J. Frattalone

Mrs. Tamara J. Frattalone
Deputy Director, USPFO for California


The Internal Review Division of the USPFO provides state-wide Army and Air National Guard performance audits, non-audit services, and liaison functions.  The division evaluates management controls, programs, and processes, and they recommend solutions to correct identified weaknesses.  Audit services are designed to enhance the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the CNG and are internal to the CNG.

Points of Contact - IR
Chief, Internal Review Division
Mr. Dan Bogart
(831) 717-7308
Supervisory Auditor
Mr. Jeff Baird
(562) 305-7567


The mission of the Cooperative Agreement Division is to manage the Master Cooperative Agreement (MCA) and each of its appendices, Support Agreements (MOA, MOU, IS​A, DD 11-44s), and process requests for the short term use of Federal facilities.  


Establish and manage the Master Cooperative Agreement (MCA) and each of its appendices, each Military Construction Cooperative Agreement (MCCA), and each Special Military Project Agreement approved for the State of California. Cooperative Agreements (CAs) are agreements entered into by the Department of Defense (DoD), National Guard Bureau (NGB), with the States, funded by DoD appropriations for the Army National Guard (ARNG) and Air National Guard (ANG), for construction, minor construction, maintenance, repair, or operation of facilities, operations of the ARNG and ANG, and for other programs authorized and directed by Congress or the DoD to be performed by the States and the National Guard Bureau. Ensure Federal funds are obligated and expended in conformance with applicable statutes and regulations. Manage all Support Agreements (SAs) for the California Army and Air National Guard by monitoring and assisting with the preparation of SAs and facilitating coordination and approvals. SAs document the terms of an agreement that a DoD Component enters into with another DoD Component, a federal agency or federally-recognized Indian tribe, a State or local government, or a State or local government for support of the National Guard in accordance with Title 32, U.S.C. SAs include Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), DD Form 11-44s, Intra-Agency Support Agreements, and Interagency Support Agreements. Evaluate and process requests for the use of Federal facilities (all Federal armories, Camp Roberts, Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos) by creating Short Term License Agreements (STLAs).


Federal Readiness Center or Federal Facility Request

Points of Contact - CA
Grants Officer Representative
Ms. Kari Cachapero
(916) 369-4371
Program Analyst
Mr. Jefferson Austrie
(916) 369-4399

Data Processing

The USPFO for California Data Processing Division provides timely, reliable, secure hosting of enterprise applications in direct support of the United States Property and Fiscal Officer’s federal statutory responsibilities of property and financial accountability. We support the war fighter by supporting the strategic direction of the California National Guard and the USPFO for California.  We  implement new technologies to support and maintain our production systems, databases, and enterprise applications to include our continuity of operations plans for our production systems.

Points of Contact - DPI
Data Processing Manager
Mr. Jeremiah Mergenthaler
Application Development Team
Senior Application Developer
Mr. Joe Crane

Application Developer
Mr. Ben Stewart
Database Management Team
Senior Database Administrator
Mr. Travon Epps
Database Administrator
Robin Ghimire
Systems Administration Team
Infrastructure Systems Administrator
Mr. Dane Johnson

Unix/Linux Administrator
Mr. Nicholas Belken
Senior Unix/Linux Administrator
Ms. Kathy Kent


The California Army National Guard Comptroller Division provides excellent customer support to the California National Guard through effective, efficient financial services, facilitating the ability of the California National Guard meet the needs of the state and nation by ensuring soldier and unit readiness​.   The California Army National Guard Comptroller Division provides the following services for the California Army National Guard:  


Joint Review Program, Military Interdepartmental Purchase Request, Cost Transfers / Journal Vouchers, Training, Unmatched Transactions, Financial Reporting.


Financial Reporting, State Obligation Plan, RM Online, PBAC, Unfinanced Requirements (UFR), funds distribution, AFCOS, GFEBS, and GCSS-Army role access.

Financial Services

Accounts Payable, Vendor Pay, Military Pay, Civilian Pay, and all Travel Pay. Compliance and Audit — Quality Assurance Plan, Operational Review, Process Review, and Statement of Budgeting Resource Control.


To provide professional contracting support for all California Army and Air National Guard organizations in the acquisition of construction, Architect-Engineer services, and other supplies and services, following all regulatory guidance while utilizing the most efficient and effective procedures available.​​


  • ​Major Military Construction (MILCON)
  • Minor Construction Projects (under $3 million)
  • Architect and Engineering (A&E) Service Contracts
  • Advance Acquisition Planning and Training
  • Personnel Services Contracting
  • Supply and Service Contracting
  • Government Purchase Card Program Oversight/Training/Implementation​​​​​​​​


Our Supply and Services Division provides material and supply support over the essential ranges of Supply Classes I, II, III, IV, V, VII, and IX to support the missions of our customers.


  • Property Book Operations
  • Installation Food Service and Troop Issue Subsistence Operations
  • Commercial Transportation
  • Material Management
  • Storage
  • Ammunition Supply and Storage
  • Central Issue Facility OCIE Operations