Technical Advisor, Disability Services Division Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, Internal Revenue Service
Internal Revenue Service
Kevin A. Deane currently serves as a Technical Advisor in the Disability Services Division of the Internal Revenue Service’s Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion. He has spent his federal career as an EEO practitioner, civil rights advisor and advocate for diversity & inclusion. In a wide range of positions he has: directed investigations and drafted analysis as well as final agency decisions concerning federal sector complaints of discrimination; advised executives and managers with regard to disparate treatment, harassment and reasonable accommodation issues; developed communications to IRS employees, members of the public and stakeholders including Members of Congress; developed and delivered training for targeted as well as Servicewide audiences; Liaised with the IRS’s Chief Risk Officer to more fully inform the Service’s risk management efforts; and, has developed multi-year EDI business plans as well as content for IRS strategic plans. Kevin has received two IRS Commissioner’s Awards and holds a J.D. as well as an LL.M.