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U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM).




This gives notice of OPM decisions granting authority to make appointments under Schedules A, B, and C in the excepted service as required by 5 CFR 213.103.

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Roland Edwards, Senior Executive Resource Services, Employee Services, 202-606-2246.

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Appearing in the listing below are the individual authorities established under Schedules A, B, and C between December 1, 2010, and December 31, 2010. These notices are published monthly in the Federal Register at​fr/​. A consolidated listing of all authorities as of June 30 is also published each year. The following Schedules are not codified in the Code of Federal Regulations. These are agency-specific exceptions.

Schedule A

Schedule A authorities to report during December 2010:

Section 3105 Department of the Treasury.

(a) Office of the Secretary.

(4) Up to 35 temporary or time-limited positions at the GS-9 through 15 grade levels to support the organization, design and stand-up activities for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, as mandated by Public Law 111-203. This authority may be used for the following series: GS-201, GS-501, GS-560, GS-1035, GS-1102, GS-1150, GS-1720, GS-1801, and GS-2210. No new appointments may be made under this authority after July 21, 2011, the designated transfer date of the CFPB.

Schedule B

No Schedule B authorities to report during December 2010.

Schedule C

The following Schedule C appointments were approved during December 2010.

Agency nameOrganization namePosition titleAuthorization No.Effective date
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Civil RightsSpecial AssistantDA11001112/01/2010
Office of CommunicationsDeputy Director, OperationsDA11001612/01/2010
Office of the General CounselSenior CounselorDA11000912/10/2010
Office of the Under Secretary for Rural DevelopmentChief of StaffDA11001812/29/2010
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEOffice of the Deputy SecretarySpecial AssistantDC11002112/14/2010
COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTSStaff MembersSpecial AssistantCC11000112/14/2010
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSIONOffice of the ChairpersonAdministrative AssistantCT11000112/29/2010
COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITYCouncil on Environmental QualitySpecial AssistantEQ11000212/13/2010
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSEOffice of the Under Secretary of Defense (Policy)Senior Communications Advisor for Under Secretary of DefenseDD11001912/03/2010
Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)Strategic PlannerDD11002612/13/2010
Washington Headquarters ServicesDefense FellowDD11003012/22/2010
Washington Headquarters ServicesDefense FellowDD11002712/13/2010
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVYOffice of the SecretarySpecial AssistantDN11000712/21/2010
Office of the SecretarySpecial AssistantDN11000812/21/2010
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONOffice of the Under SecretaryConfidential AssistantDB11000812/10/2010
Office of the SecretaryConfidential AssistantDB11001112/10/2010
Office of the Under SecretaryDirector of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood PartnershipsDB11001212/10/2010
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGYOffice of Public AffairsChief SpeechwriterDE11001812/22/2010
EXPORT-IMPORT BANKBoard of DirectorsExecutive SecretaryEB11000412/06/2010
Office of the Executive Vice PresidentSenior Vice President of Congressional AffairsEB11000512/14/2010
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATIONNew England RegionRegional AdministratorGS11000512/23/2010
Office of the AdministratorSenior Advisor of the Chief of StaffGS11001112/30/2010
Office of Communications and MarketingAssociate Administrator for Communications and MarketingGS11001012/29/2010
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESOffice of the Assistant Secretary for LegislationSpecial AssistantDH11001412/10/2010
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Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ServicesConfidential Assistant, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ServicesDH11001312/10/2010
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYOffice of the Executive Secretary for Operations and AdministrationSecretary Briefing Book CoordinatorDM11002312/13/2010
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public AffairsPress AssistantDM11002612/13/2010
Office of the General CounselSpecial AssistantDM11002812/13/2010
Immediate Office of the Deputy SecretarySpecial AssistantDM11003012/29/2010
Department of Homeland SecurityDeputy Assistant Secretary for Strategic CommunicationsDM11003112/22/2010
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENTOffice of the Chief Human Capital OfficerStaff AssistantDU11001012/10/2010
Office of Sustainable Housing and CommunitiesSenior AdvisorDU11000412/10/2010
Office of Policy Development and ResearchSpecial AssistantDU11001112/21/2010
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOROffice of the Deputy SecretarySpecial AssistantDI11001312/22/2010
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICEOffice of Public AffairsPress AssistantDJ11002312/29/2010
Office of the Deputy Attorney GeneralCounselDJ11002512/30/2010
Office of the Deputy Attorney GeneralSenior CounselDJ10017212/21/2010
Office of Legal PolicyCounselDJ11002712/30/2010
DEPARTMENT OF LABOROffice of Congressional and Intergovernmental AffairsSenior Legislative OfficerDL11000812/17/2010
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONOffice of Communications and Public LiaisonSenior Communications AssistantSB11000512/08/2010
Office of Field OperationsRegional Administrator, Region III, Philadelphia, PASB11000612/10/2010
DEPARTMENT OF STATEForeign Policy Planning StaffSpeechwriterDS11001312/03/2010
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURYSecretary of the TreasurySpecial AssistantDY11002312/20/2010
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Authority: 5 U.S.C. 3301 and 3302; E.O. 10577, 3 CFR 1954-1958 Comp., p. 218.

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U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

John Berry,


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