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




This notice identifies Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency that were established or revoked from October 1, 2013, to October 31, 2013.

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Senior Executive Resources Services, Senior Executive Services and Performance Management, Employee Services, 202-606-2246.

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In accordance with 5 CFR 213.103, Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities available for use by all agencies are codified in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities applicable to a single agency are not codified in the CFR, but the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) publishes a notice of agency-specific authorities established or revoked each month in the Federal Register at​fdsys/​. OPM also publishes an annual notice of the consolidated listing of all Schedule A, B, and C appointing authorities, current as of June 30, in the Federal Register.

Schedule A

No schedule A authorities to report during October 2013.

Schedule B

No schedule B authorities to report during October 2013.

Schedule C

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were approved during October 2013.

Agency nameOrganization namePosition titleAuthorization No.Effective date
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURERural Business ServiceConfidential AssistantDA13022510/18/2013
Office of the Under Secretary Farm and Foreign Agricultural ServiceConfidential AssistantDA13022610/23/2013
Office of the SecretaryDirector of the Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood OutreachDA14000110/30/2013
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCEOffice of Public AffairsPress AssistantDC13009810/21/2013
Office of Under SecretaryDirector of External AffairsDC13010210/22/2013
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSEOffice of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Legislative Affairs)Special AssistantDD13012910/17/2013
Office of Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)Senior Public Affairs AdvisorDD14000310/31/2013
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONOffice of the Under SecretarySpecial AssistantDB14000210/28/2013
Office of Communications and OutreachPress SecretaryDB14000310/29/2013
Office of the Under SecretaryConfidential AssistantDB14000410/29/2013
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGYOffice of Public AffairsDirector of Digital StrategyDE13010810/18/2013
Deputy DirectorDE13011110/18/2013
Assistant Press SecretaryDE13011910/18/2013
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Chief SpeechwriterDE13010710/22/2013
Office of the Secretary of Energy Advisory BoardSpecial AdvisorDE13010910/18/2013
Office of Fossil EnergySenior AdvisorDE13011210/18/2013
Office of the Deputy SecretarySpecial AdvisorDE13011510/22/2013
Office of the SecretarySpecial AdvisorDE13011610/18/2013
Special Advisor for FinanceDE14000310/28/2013
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCYOffice of the AdministratorDeputy White House LiaisonEP14000110/23/2013
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICESOffice of the SecretaryDeputy White House Liaison for Political Personnel, Boards and CommissionsDH14000210/21/2013
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENTOffice of the SecretarySpecial Policy AdvisorDU13004410/22/2013
Office of the Chief Human Capital OfficerAdvance CoordinatorDU13004710/22/2013
Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental RelationsCongressional Relations Officer (2)DU13004610/22/2013
Associate Director of Intergovernmental RelationsDU13004910/22/2013
General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional RelationsDU13005010/22/2013
Office of Public AffairsDeputy Press SecretaryDU13005110/22/2013
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORNational Park ServiceSpecial Assistant, National Park ServiceDI14000210/24/2013
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATIONOffice of the AdministratorExecutive OfficerNN14000210/29/2013
NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATIONOffice of the BoardSenior Policy AdvisorCU14000110/18/2013
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONOffice of InvestmentSpecial AdvisorSB13002510/18/2013
DEPARTMENT OF STATEBureau of Conflict and Stabilization OperationsDirector of Overseas OperationsDS14000110/28/2013
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONPublic AffairsSpeechwriterDT14000110/22/2013
UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSIONOffice of Commissioner KieffConfidential AssistantTC14000110/24/2013
Staff Assistant (Legal) (2)TC14000210/24/2013

The following Schedule C appointing authorities were revoked during October 2013.

AgencyOrganizationPosition titleAuthorization numberVacate date
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREOffice of the Under Secretary for Food SafetySpecial AssistantDA11012110/6/2013
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONOffice of the Under SecretaryConfidential AssistantDB13000410/4/2013
Special AssistantDB13003110/18/2013
DEPARTMENT OF ENERGYOffice of the SecretarySpecial Assistant to the SecretaryDE11002310/15/2013
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITYOffice of the Chief of StaffWhite House LiaisonDM11007510/5/2013
Federal Emergency Management AgencyAssociate Director of Public Affairs/Press SecretaryDM12008910/5/2013
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOROffice of Congressional and Legislative AffairsDeputy Director, Office of Congressional and Legislative AffairsDI11008610/4/2013
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSEWashington Headquarters ServicesDefense FellowDD11002710/5/2013
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SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONOffice of International TradeAssociate Administrator for International TradeSB11004510/5/2013
UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSIONOffice of the ChairmanConfidential AssistantTC06001010/17/2013
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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.

Katherine Archuleta,


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[FR Doc. 2013-28660 Filed 11-27-13; 8:45 am]